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Todd Yellin, vice president of product at Netflix, spoke to Pitt students and faculty on the seventh floor of Alumni Hall about what he’s learned from working for the internationally acclaimed company. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

Yellin takes Pitt behind the scenes of Netflix

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer February 27, 2018

It’s 3 a.m. and you’ve just watched two straight seasons of “Stranger Things” in one sitting — even though you have a test later that day. But for Todd Yellin, vice president of product at...

(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

When fans turn toxic: the Szechuan sauce riots

By Thomas Wick | Columnist October 19, 2017

Hundreds of people stood last weekend outside a big business to protest. They raised their fists, chanted at the representatives and demanded they provide for them. What were these people so furious about?...

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Ending whitewashing is simple: just look at Ed Skrein

By Thomas Wick | Columnist September 28, 2017

Hollywood has a complicated relationship with racial injustice in America, and for good reason — minority actors still struggle for representation in the industry. But when I heard controversy brewing...

Atwood Street's Garage Door Saloon hosts karaoke nights every Tuesday. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

Students sing karaoke’s praises

By Luke Stambaugh | Staff Writer August 29, 2017

Walking down Atwood Street on a Tuesday night, Oakland residents may feel a certain energy radiating from the Garage Door Saloon as a line covers the block and a familiar mix of singing voices and screams...

Pitt News Staff chose their favorite books and podcasts. (Photos via Flickr)

Podcasts and prose: TPN’s entertainment picks for the summer

By TPN Staff July 19, 2017

When we’re not busy writing, some of us at The Pitt News try to find time to read a book or listen to a podcast. Here are suggestions to kick back with and enjoy before classes resume in a few short...

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