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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Editorial | Characterizing TPN desks as Halloween candies

Editorial | Characterizing TPN desks as Halloween candies

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 30, 2022
Trick or treat, smell our feet, bring The Pitt News Editorial Board something good to eat in room 434 on the fourth floor of the William Pitt Union. From our paper to you, Happy Halloween! 
Poem | Ode to a pumpkin carver

Poem | Ode to a pumpkin carver

By Thomas Riley, Staff Columnist October 30, 2022
Thomas Riley writes about love and longing on Halloween
Weekend Watchlist | Halloweekend Haunts

Weekend Watchlist | Halloweekend Haunts

By The Pitt News Staff October 27, 2022
Halloween is finally on the horizon, so of course we’re going to talk Halloween watches. Grab your popcorn and cheap candy and enjoy the show.
Café Du Jour and Dunbar’s Place on East Carson Street in the South Side, two stops on the Pittsburgh Ghost Tours.

Pittsburgh ghost tour explores the dark history of South Side

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
From abandoned steel mills to refurbished burial grounds, Pittsburgh is home to a countless number of paranormal sightings. The Pittsburgh Ghost Tour takes guests through East Carson Street in the South Side, while retelling infamous tales of ghostly activity in the area.
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.
Abagail Kraus leads a tour of the Early American nationality room in the Cathedral of Learning on Saturday.

Witches, human bones, zombies and more: Student-run program hosts annual Halloween Nationality Room tour

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer October 23, 2022
Student-run program Quo Vadis hosted its annual Halloween tour of 10 Nationality Rooms on Friday and Saturday. Open to the public, these tours allowed the community to get a deeper understanding of Pitt’s historic Nationality Rooms.
Six spooky harvest picks for the fall season

Six spooky harvest picks for the fall season

By Maya Valletta, For The Pitt News October 13, 2022
Spooky season is officially upon us and for many of us that means pumpkin and apple picking. There are many options near campus that offer a fun way to destress from midterms — providing everything from food trucks to giant pumpkins and games.
A fall day in Pittsburgh.

Local events to get hype for the fall season

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor September 6, 2022
Fall is here, and Pittsburgh has a seemingly endless stream of upcoming events to celebrate. Here is a compilation of arts and entertainment activities to look forward to in September and October.
Pitt News editors rank the top 10 scariest things they saw this Halloween — including party hunting in South O and $80 Uber rides.

Editorial | The top 10 scariest things we saw this Halloween

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 31, 2021
Despite the unusually warm weather and midterm burnout, Halloween still arrived. Here are the scariest things we saw this Halloween weekend.
Characters at Scare House Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh’s Halloween attractions up their scare game this year

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer October 26, 2021
The memory of midterms isn't the only thing working its way into students’ nightmares this Halloween season. ScareHouse and Kennywood’s Phantom Fall Fest, among other local haunted houses, have plenty of season-worthy scares for students.
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