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Jan. 25 marked the start of the Year of the Rat on the lunar calendar.

Lunar New Year 2020: Ringing in the Year of the Rat

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer January 27, 2020
Unlike the Gregorian calendar, with which most Americans are most familiar, the lunar calendar tracks time based on the cycles of the moon rather than the movement of the earth around the sun.
The Steel Dragon martial arts group performs a lion dance at Saturday evening’s “Pitt CASA x VSA Lunar: New Year 2019” celebration.

Pitt rings in the Lunar New Year

By Apoorva Kethidi, Staff Writer February 12, 2019
Pitt’s Lunar New Year celebration, hosted this past weekend by Pitt’s Chinese American Students Association and VSA in an event titled “Pitt CASA x VSA: Lunar New Year 2019,” brought in over 200 guests.
Members of the Organization of Chinese Americans perform a flag dance during Sunday’s Lunar New Year event. (Photo by Thomas J. Yang | Visual Editor)

Students celebrate Lunar New Year

By Sandra Balatkova | For The Pitt News February 12, 2018

The Lunar New Year celebration set colors into motion and transformed Alumni Hall’s auditorium stage with the vibrant clothing, fans and flags featured in traditional Chinese and Vietnamese dances Sunday...

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