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The 14-floor building, geared towards students and young professionals, opened in summer 2016 and features about 400 apartments. Madison Holden / Staff Photographer.

Pitt students couch-surfing after SkyVue electrical fire

By Janine Faust and Jon Moss June 6, 2019
Renters at Cardinal Group’s SkyVue Apartments, located at the corner of Forbes and Craft avenues, say they’ve been couch surfing since a Sunday afternoon fire in the building’s garage caused a power outage.
Firefighters leave the Life Sciences Annex after a small explosion occurred Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by John Hamilton | Contributing Editor)

Life science buildings evacuated after small explosion

Paramedics evaluated one student for eye irritation after a small explosion in a life science lab Wednesday afternoon led to a precautionary evacuation. According to a statement from the University,...

Two Oakland houses destroyed in fire

Two Oakland houses destroyed in fire

After a fire in the early morning hours on Friday left four Pitt students without homes, the University has intervened. At 2 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, Pitt police responded with city police and the Pittsburgh...

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