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Friday Fly: The Pitt News

Assistant Layout Editor Rachel Glasser often works alone in an empty production room. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Maggie Koontz | Senior Columnist

February 22, 2018

“Friday Fly” is a recurring column dedicated to a fly on the wall’s perspective on campus spots and daily life here at Pitt. This is the fourth installment. The Pitt News is not a typical workplace. For most of the students who churn out the daily paper, there is no such thing as a short shi...

Friday Fly: Nordy’s Place

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Maggie Koontz | Columnist

December 1, 2017

“Friday Fly” is a recurring column dedicated to a fly on the wall’s perspective on campus spots and daily life here at Pitt. This is the third installment. As the flow of students through the William Pitt Union basement slows and shadows lengthen, the bright blue Nordy’s sign beckons students f...

Friday Fly: Cathedral Commons Room

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Maggie Koontz | Columnist

November 10, 2017

“Friday Fly” is a recurring column dedicated to a fly on the wall’s perspective on campus spots and daily life here at Pitt. This is the second installment. The Cathedral of Learning Commons Room is a feat of Gothic architecture, crafted out of limestone, slate and iron. Pathfinders passing t...

Friday Fly: Hillman ground floor

(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

By Maggie Koontz | Columnist

October 19, 2017

“Friday Fly” is a biweekly column dedicated to a fly on the wall’s perspective on campus spots and daily life here at Pitt. This is the first installment. Midterms have begun at the University of Pittsburgh’s campus in Oakland and Hillman Library, a focal study point for students, is busy for...

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