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March mayhem: Delta’s Pride draws criticism

March mayhem: Delta’s Pride draws criticism

By Madeline Barber / Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under Culture, Top Stories

Pittsburgh gears up for its annual Pride celebration every June by filling the streets downtown with dozens upon dozens of rainbow flags and banners that promote equality and stand out against the monochromatic buildings and oft-dreary skies. Pride week finishes the weekend of June 11 with PrideFest — a ...

Embracing Queer: Pitt’s LGBTQ+ Community

Embracing Queer: Pitt’s LGBTQ+ Community

By Madeline Barber / Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under Culture

Queer pride is everywhere in Pittsburgh — Bloomfield storefronts sell queer-friendly merchandise, rainbow flags dance in the winds of Lawrenceville homes and banners adorned with local drag performers hang from streetlights Downtown, advertising the upcoming Pittsburgh Pride Festival. The queer co...

Staff picks: finding the city’s coolest coffee shops

Staff picks: finding the city’s coolest coffee shops

By TPN Staff

May 29, 2017


Filed under Culture

Although Oakland’s coffee shop scene is dominated by Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, local and independently-owned coffee shops are only a short walk or bus ride away. Pittsburgh has more than merely chains — the city thrives off of independent and local businesses, including coffeehouses. Editors and wr...

Biking in the ‘Burgh: a guide to bicycling on campus

Biking in the ‘Burgh: a guide to bicycling on campus

By Madeline Barber / For The Pitt News

May 29, 2017


Filed under Culture

Even in the summer, the crosswalk between the William Pitt Union and the Cathedral of Learning is filled with cyclists darting in and out of a sea of pedestrians heading to classes. Groups on campus like the Pitt Bicycle Collective — who announced in February they would develop a bike co-op on campus — offer a number of ways to get you ...

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