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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Outside the Bankrupt Bodega on Main Street

Pitt alum fosters photography community through small business Bankrupt Bodega

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer March 12, 2023
Pat Bruener, a Pitt alum, founded Bankrupt Bodega in 2018, printing his original photographs onto clothing. Then, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, he decided to add a film element to the brand and relocated to a storefront on Main Street in Bloomfield.
Opinion | Sinead O’Dwyer’s show at London Fashion Week shows that diversity in high fashion is important

Opinion | Sinead O’Dwyer’s show at London Fashion Week shows that diversity in high fashion is important

By Kelly Xiong, Staff Columnist February 27, 2023
As London Fashion Week came to an end, one show had people talking — Sinéad O’Dwyer’s. The show was incredibly diverse, featuring models of all sizes and races — something underrepresented in luxury fashion.
The inside of Vintage on 51, featuring a variety of curated vintage items.

New vintage store provides sustainable, affordable fashion to Pittsburgh residents

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer February 24, 2023
Mike Lang, a South Hills resident and founder of Fifty One Ten Vintage on Penn Avenue, opened his store in East Liberty in 2020. He founded Twisted Vintage in 2022, and their most recent location, Vintage on 51, opened last week
Members of ASA perform during the annual cultural fair on Sunday in the William Pitt Union.

ASA Culture Fair features hip hop dancing, taekwondo and more

By James Paul, Staff Writer February 6, 2023
Fashion, food and dancing filled the WPU Assembly Room at this year's Asian Student Alliance Culture Fair on Sunday night. Students presented gems from their cultures, bringing it all together in a joint fashion show.
Zoe Frantz, a junior marketing major, holds a Dressember pin.

‘Hail 2 Dressember’ combats human trafficking through a style challenge

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer December 1, 2022
Dressember is a non-profit organization fighting to end human trafficking. The main fundraising event is a 31-day style challenge where advocates wear a dress or tie every day of December to raise awareness about human trafficking.
A Pitt student models in Friday’s Fall Fashion and Food Truck Fest in the William Pitt Union Plaza.

Pitt’s first fall fashion and food truck fest benefits United Way

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor November 7, 2022
Pitt’s first Fall Fashion and Food Truck Fest took place Friday, with student models, multi-ethnic food trucks and student DJs from WPTS radio station.
Halloween accessories at a store.

Students prepare to fill Oakland with movie character, rapper costumes this weekend

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
This Halloween, college kids will dress up to party, have a photoshoot with friends or explore haunted houses. Many Pitt students decided to choose their costumes based on convenience, style and budget.
A culture table at the East European Festival in the Cathedral of Learning on Sunday.

East European Festival celebrates cultural diversity with fashion, music and more

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer October 16, 2022
Pitt’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies held a festival Sunday in the Cathedral of Learning, which featured vendors, educators and advocates with roots from nearly every country in eastern Europe.
Catherine Certo, left, and Nicole Marchese at New York Fashion Week.

‘Only the beginning’: Pitt students attend New York Fashion Week

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer October 7, 2022
After signing with Next Model Management — one of the largest modeling agencies worldwide — in Jan. 2022, Suze Esval attended New York Fashion Week last month for her first time as a professional model.
Carson Zaremski dressed as the pope poses for a photo in a crowd of Pitt fans during the football ACC Championship Game against Wake Forest University in Charlotte, N.C.

Pitt superfans gear up for another fashionable football season

By Anoushka Parnerkar, For The Pitt News August 31, 2022
Carson Zaremski, a Pitt alumnus also known as the Pitt Pope, is a game-day fashion icon. Zaremski attends nearly every football game outfitted in a white robe and Pope hat embellished with the Pitt logo and colors.
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