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Face-to-face with fake Facebook events

Two fake Facebook events that caught on among Pitt students.

By Amanda Reed / Senior Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

I showed up to the Facebook event, “Offer a Slurpee Up to the Old 7-Eleven Site,” Nov. 11 in the hope of finding the 360 people who said they were interested in attending — but I was the only one there. No one offered Slurpees in an attempt to magically bring back the storefront. What once was...

Frightening Functions

The entire month of October is jam-packed with trips to pumpkin patches, scary movie marathons and Halloween parties. (Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

By TPN Staff

October 18, 2017

The entire month of October is often laden with trips to pumpkin patches, nights spent watching scary movies under piles of blankets and parties where everyone shows off their handmade Halloween costumes. And whether it’s a Halloween bar crawl, a haunted amusement park or a live rendition of a spooky...

What to do this summer: local events

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By TPN Staff

May 29, 2017

June 9 through 11: Steel City Comic Con — Special Horror Fan Edition at Monroeville Convention Center 10 and 11: Pridefest in Downtown 11: EQT Equality March in Downtown 16: Urban Garden Party at the Mattress Factory 16 through 18: 4th River Music Collective at OWL Hollow 17: Adventure Hunt P...

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