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Escape the airport with less-commonly taught languages

Student’s complete language-based puzzles at the Office of Less Commonly Taught Languages’ “Talk Your Way Out: Escape the Airport!” event in Hillman on Wednesday evening.

By Vikram Sundar, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Escape the Airport was the theme of the LCTL departments’s first-ever escape room event, which took place in Hillman Library on Wednesday night.

Talk Amharic to me: Pitt offers new language

Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator

By Salina Pressimone / Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

“Kä, ku, ki. Rä, ru, ri. Tä, tu, ti.” Junior Ruth Dereje sounds out each letter as she transcribes the intricate Amharic symbols on the chalkboard inside the Irish Room with precise delineations of each of their most minute but crucial features. Behind her, professor Waganesh Zeleke expands an...

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