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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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COIN’s lead vocalist Chase Lawrence shreds the guitar during Fall Fest at Schenley Drive on Sunday.

‘Electric’: COIN and student openers rock Fall Fest 2023

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer October 8, 2023

“Can we just lose our minds for like 30 seconds?” shouted Chase Lawrence, the lead vocalist of COIN, to hundreds of Pitt students crowded into a stretch of Schenley Drive. The audience obliged, chanting...

A COIN concert.

COIN will headline this year’s Fall Fest

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor September 22, 2023

COIN is coming to Pitt. The Pitt Program Council announced the headliner of this year’s Fall Fest via Instagram at noon on Friday. The festival on October 8 will take over Schenley Drive with food...

Yung Gravy performs during PPC’s Fall Fest on Schenley Drive on Sunday.

‘You got a building named after a MILF?’: Yung Gravy expresses Pitt pride at Fall Fest

By Tanya Babbar, For The Pitt News October 17, 2022
Pitt joined Yung Gravy’s “gravy train” as hundreds of students watched him kiss the Cathedral of Learning on an onstage screen during Fall Fest on Sunday, calling it a “MILF.”
Yung Gravy, left, and Sheri Nicole at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Sunday.

Pitt Program Council announces Yung Gravy as Fall Fest headliner

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor August 28, 2022
Pitt Program Council announced on Instagram Sunday night that Yung Gravy, a chart-topping rapper, will headline at this year’s Fall Fest. Pitt’s annual fall concert will take place on Oct. 16.
Campus Life | Fall Fest

Campus Life | Fall Fest

By Shriya Yadamreddi, For The Pitt News October 22, 2021
This week on Campus Life, Shriya Yadamreddi talks about being on the ground at Fall Fest.
Pitt Program Council’s annual Fall Fest starts on Sunday at 1 p.m. in Schenley Plaza. Pitt undergraduate students enter free and can expect music, food and fun activities.

PPC’s Fall Fest to feature Lauv, food trucks and more

By Sarah Demchak, For The Pitt News October 8, 2021
Live music, dancing and food trucks — it is Pitt Program Council's first in-person Fall Fest since 2019. Pitt students can expect a Saturday afternoon filled with all the fun activities they have been missing out on for the past two years.
Mitchy Collins of lovelytheband performs Sunday afternoon at Fall Fest, sponsored by Pitt Program Council.

Lovelytheband headlines 2019 Fall Fest

By Jade Chang and Emily Wolfe October 13, 2019
Bigelow Boulevard was closed Sunday for Pitt Program Council's annual Fall Fest, headlined by lovelytheband.
Hundreds of students and Pittsburgh residents showed up for Pitt Program Council’s 2018 Fall Fest on Bigelow Blvd.

Students surf the crowds at Fall Fest

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer September 24, 2018
Students flooded Bigelow Boulevard at this year's Fall Fest, featuring several bands including Young the Giant.
Then 20-year-old rapper Desiigner crowd surfed during his concert at Pitt Program Council’s annual Fall Fest in September 2017.

Pitt Program Council gets pumped up for Fall Fest

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer September 6, 2018
After the Pitt Program Council put on a hit show last fall featuring iconic rappers Desiigner and Amine, PPC staff and students look forward to another fun Fall Fest.
Desiigner waited until the end of his set to perform his most popular single, Panda. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

Fall Fest fires up Bigelow

By Joanna Li and Sarah Connor September 25, 2017

Large, green and decorated with white trim and orange circular designs, a Chinese dragon sat in the middle of the William Pitt Union on Saturday. One student held up the dragon’s head while another...

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