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George A. Romero archive finds home at Hillman Library

George A. Romero archive finds home at Hillman Library

By Sara Nuss, For The Pitt News

May 22, 2019

Known widely as the father of the modern zombie movie, George A. Romero and his legacy have risen again in recent years following the filmmaker’s death in 2017.

Hillman exhibit showcases stories of Ferguson

Hillman exhibit showcases stories of Ferguson

By Nithil Harris Manimaran, For The Pitt News

February 18, 2019

For the month of February, Hillman Library will be home to the Ferguson Voices: Disrupting the Frame, an exhibit commemorating the events that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri.

Hillman noise levels prompt complaints

Hillman noise levels prompt complaints

By Adaugoamaji Nwankpa, For The Pitt News

December 9, 2018

As finals season approaches, more and more students have been dissatisfied with the noise level at Hillman as they migrate there to do last-minute cramming.

Students recall strange Hillman sightings

Students recall strange Hillman sightings

By Julia Zenkevich, For The Pitt News

December 9, 2018

Hillman Library is a hub for finals week mania, filled with the stress of looming deadlines and Red Bull-fueled all-nighters.

LNAP offers pre-finals stress relief for students

LNAP offers pre-finals stress relief for students

By Emily Wolfe, Senior Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

On Monday night at Hillman, some settled in for a long winter’s LNAP — the “Long Night Against Procrastination.”

Students study and slumber in newly renovated Hillman Library

Students study and slumber in newly renovated Hillman Library

By Noah Manalo, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Students react to Hillman Library's new fourth floor, complete with group study spaces and expanded archives.

No hot food for thought: Hillman enforces food policy

No hot food for thought: Hillman enforces food policy

By Sam Weber | For The Pitt News

April 19, 2018

After spending numerous hours on the ground floor of Hillman Library preparing for exams last week, Pitt junior psychology and chemistry major Geena Richards saw students getting turned away at the door by a new security guard. That’s when she remembered what her friends had told her the day before —...

Check it out: making stacks at the library

Check it out: making stacks at the library

By Zane Crowell and Remy Samuels | The Pitt News Staff

February 9, 2018

Entering the ground floor of the Hillman library, the expanse of desks, chairs and long tables encouraging group studying and collaboration are immediately noticeable. To the right of the entrance is the Donald S. Woods service desk, the main area for students can get help form a library employee. ...

Community calls for financial safety net

Community calls for financial safety net

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Valkyrie Speaker was one of several who shed tears while sharing experiences of financial struggle before and during college Wednesday afternoon. “When I applied to Pitt, I was homeless,” Speaker said. “I’m lucky to be here on academic scholarship, but it still feels like I don’t have a...

Pitt celebrates late professor’s life and work

Pitt celebrates late professor’s life and work

By Lauren Forsythe | For The Pitt News

September 25, 2017

Students studying on the ground floor of Hillman Library Saturday afternoon may have been a bit surprised to hear African drumming, poetry readings and the sounds of stamping feet and clapping hands coming from the Digital Scholarship Commons room. All this performing was in honor of Robert Johnson, a Pittsburgh...

Debunking Hillman’s dirtiest secret

Debunking Hillman’s dirtiest secret

By Matt Maielli / Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

Playboy Magazine once ranked Hillman Library’s first floor as one of the best places in the country to meet women. Fact or fiction? Urban legends already hold a special place in our culture — Bigfoot, Goatman, Johnny Appleseed — but how does something that is published become an urban legend? Like a ...

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