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‘Until my last breath’: Dannielle Brown leads march across Pittsburgh college campuses

After 70 days of her hunger strike, Dannielle Brown marched Friday alongside Pittsburgh activists from Chatham University with stops at Carnegie Mellon University, Pitt and Carlow University before ending at Duquesne University’s Brottier Hall to honor her son.

By Ashton Crawley and Rebecca Johnson

September 13, 2020

About 100 people participated in Friday’s 40 for 40 march. The march — which took place on the 19th anniversary of 9/11 — commemorated the 40 people who lost their lives in Flight 93, as well as the football jersey number of Marquis Jaylen Brown.

March to Market Square: Women’s March Pittsburgh takes on fourth year

 Demonstrators at the fourth annual Pittsburgh Women’s March walk through the rain on Saturday.

By Caroline Bourque, Elise Lavallee, and Lucy Li

January 21, 2020

Hosted by Women’s March D.C. and Indivisible Pittsburgh, the fourth annual Pittsburgh Women’s March was subtitled “Hear our vote! No to war!”

Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

By Thomas Yang, Visual Editor

June 11, 2019


Take 5: March is lacking madness

Duke's Zion Williamson (1) glides to the basket for a dunk in the opening minutes of play against Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 14.

By Staff

March 27, 2019

Even with Rob Gronkowski announcing his retirement, the Steelers still seem to be in the spotlight when it comes to drama. According to one of our writers, that may never end, even after losing Bell and Brown.

Opinion | Women’s March fails its principles

Opinion | Women's March fails its principles

By Ana Altchek, Columnist

January 16, 2019

By eliminating a whole group of women from inclusion in the movement, the Women’s March is unfortunately succumbing to an equally harmful form of discrimination and inequality. No woman can write the story of another and the Women’s March has failed its commitments.

Pittsburgh packs the streets for Pride 2018

A group of Walmart employees march behind a company truck as it makes its way through EQT’s pride parade, which has been criticized as being too centered around corporations. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

June 13, 2018

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple lit up downtown Pittsburgh over the weekend as members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies united to celebrate their differences and show support for the community. They danced, sang and kissed under rainbow flags. This was Pittsburgh PrideFest 2018. ...

March for matter: Community comes together for science

Protesters march down Forbes Avenue during Saturday’s March for Science. (Photo by Kenan Meral | Staff Writer)

By Kenan Meral | Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Citing an “attack on science and science finding,” Dana Kellerman went to Washington, D.C., last April to join the first March for Science. One year later, Kellerman, a 52-year-old resident of Fox Chapel, came to the Pittsburgh march with a more specific demand. “I marched this year because I...

Pitt honors Holocaust victims in annual remembrance walk

Pitt honors Holocaust victims in annual remembrance walk

By Thompson Wymard | Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

A procession of Pitt community members dressed in black marched from from Trees Hall to the Bigelow Lawn Wednesday night. The mourning colors were worn not just to remember one death, but millions. Pitt’s historically Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi, held its second annual Walk to Remember ...

‘We’re fed up:’ Thousands demand action against gun violence in Pgh march

Students and other demonstrators lead the Pittsburgh's March for our Lives Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Kenan Meral | For The Pitt News

March 24, 2018

More than 30,000 people marched through Downtown Saturday afternoon, chanting “enough is enough” and “books not bullets” and waving signs with slogans such as, “If kids are old enough to get shot, they’re old enough to have opinions.” The Pittsburgh March For Our Lives, like others held in Washingt...

Editorial: Second Women’s March goes beyond resistance

(Photo by Anna Bongardino | Senior Staff Photographer)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 22, 2018

One day after the anniversary of Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House, downtown Pittsburgh looked a lot like it did a year ago — dense with the picket signs and pink hats common among the president’s opposition. According to organizers, nearly 30,000 people — including women and others who...

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