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Justice for Antwon Protest in Oakland

March 24, 2019

Filed under Campus, News, Video

Following the announcement on March 22 of a not guilty verdict in the trial of former Pitt police officer Micheal Rosfeld, protestors took to the streets of the Oakland campus showing their disagreement with the jury’s decision. The march began in Schenley Plaza at about 5pm and shut down numerous intersections as it paraded along Bigelow Boulevard and Atwood Street, as well as Fifth and Forbes Avenues. Beginning with a group of almost 50 people, the protest grew in number as it went.

Take Back the Night – Marching for Equality

March 22, 2019

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On the penultimate day of the 2019 Women’s Empowerment Week at the University of Pittsburgh, students took to the streets for the annual Take Back the Night march. This event has taken place at Pitt since the 1990s. Prior to the march, students participated in a sign making event where they also practiced the chants they would use once they hit the pavement. This year, the march was hosted by Asian Students Alliance, Female Empowerment Movement and Student Government Board.

Intersectionality: Beyond the Buzzword

March 21, 2019

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Pitt Program Council, Rainbow Alliance and Black Action Society put together an event during Women’s Week called “Intersectionality: Behind the Buzzword.” This event featured a few fun activities as well as opportunity for serious discussion. Students learned about each other’s lives and experiences — how they were affected by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and other factors — in order to help build a strong, diverse and safe community at Pitt.

Video: CMU Lunar Gala

Video: CMU Lunar Gala

By Kaycee Orwig, Staff Photographer

March 6, 2019

Filed under Art, Culture, Video

CMU's annual Lunar Gala was held on Mar. 2, and featured many inventive fashion choices.

Pitt Day of Giving 2019

March 3, 2019

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Pitt’s third annual Day of Giving was held on Thursday, Feb. 28. This year’s PDoG raised $4.2 million from more than 6,000 donors, which includes students, alumni and Pitt employees. Unlike the past two PDoGs, this year’s combined a day-long on-campus event with the online donation campaign. The campus event brought together students and senior leadership to celebrate Pitt’s 232nd birthday and increase on-campus engagement.

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