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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The Cathedral of Learning alongside the Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain.

Editorial | The top 7 best things about staying in Oakland for the summer

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 24, 2022
Here are the best parts about staying near campus over the summer.
Fruits and vegetables on shelves at Forbes Street Market.

Opinion | Central Oakland has a food accessibility problem

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist March 4, 2022
Oakland residents deserve more affordable food options.
OPDC at its Tuesday night meeting over Zoom to discuss developer Walnut Capital’s Oakland Crossings proposal.

Oakland residents, Mayor Gainey talk Oakland Crossings at public meeting

By Punya Bhasin, Assistant News Editor January 26, 2022
During Tuesday night’s Oakland Planning and Development Corp. community meeting, Mayor Ed Gainey met with Oakland residents who shared their thoughts on the Oakland Crossings proposal.
A slide that shows side-by-side images of existing (right) and proposed views (left) of wireless antennas on the Wyndham Hotel on Lytton Avenue at Tuesday’s Development Activities Meeting.

OPDC discusses Wyndham’s plans to move hotel antennas

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer January 14, 2022
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. met Tuesday to discuss the repositioning of wireless antennas on the Wyndham Hotel on Lytton Avenue.
A City police officer faces a line of people.

Oakland, South Side to see increased police presence Saturday night

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor December 3, 2021
In anticipation of the ACC Championship Game on Saturday, Pittsburgh Public Safety is allocating extra police units to the Oakland and South Side neighborhoods to deal with crowds and potential Pitt victory celebrations.
Halket Street in Oakland.

Opinion | You don’t have to live in Oakland

By Jessica Snyder, Staff Columnist November 10, 2021
There are many places where a Pitt student can live and enjoy their college life — it doesn’t just stop in Oakland.
Healthy Ride bikes on OHara Street.

Opinion | How to maneuver through Oakland affordably

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist November 8, 2021
Every form of transportation available comes at an expense — money, stress and time — so let’s determine which is the most affordable, convenient and practical for college students.
Survivors of the Tree of Life massacre comfort each other at a commemorative ceremony in Schenley Park on Wednesday. The ceremony marked three years after the massacre.

Photos: Tree of Life massacre commemoration

By Clare Sheedy, Assistant Visual Editor October 29, 2021

Wednesday marked three years since the antisemitic attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, an event which has etched itself into the surrounding community’s...

A Walnut Capital advertisement.

City Council amends, advances Walnut Capital rezoning proposal

By Natalie Frank and Millicent Watt October 20, 2021
Pittsburgh City Council amended and advanced Shadyside developer Walnut Capital’s Oakland Crossings plan last Wednesday, moving it to the City Planning Commission.
Sheetz officials said Monday that the company is not affiliated with the posted signs and has no plans to develop at 3500 Forbes Ave.

No, Sheetz is not coming to Oakland

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 26, 2021
If you go to Pitt, you know about the “Sheetz vs. Wawa'' debate. While everyone has their own view as to which one’s better, one thing’s certain — a Sheetz is not coming to Oakland.
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