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Making Art in the Arctic: Pitt Alum plans voyage to hone her craft

Making Art in the Arctic: Pitt Alum plans voyage to hone her craft

By Elizabeth Donnelly | For The Pitt News

March 15, 2018


Filed under Art, Culture

In just six short months, Theresa Baughman will be spending her days in subzero temperatures in pursuit of combining her art with anthropology. “As an artist, I am much more invested in the process of making the piece than I am the final product,” Baughman, 26, said. Baughman is embarking ...

Pitt Alum has it in the Effin bag

Pitt Alum has it in the Effin bag

By Prachi Patel | Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Culture

George Patterson reaches into his pocket to pull out his business cards with a glint of amusement in his eyes. “I guarantee, if you read my title, you will laugh,” Patterson said. Stamped under his name, G.B. Patterson, are the words “Effin President.” Patterson, a 52-year-old Pitt alum an...

Creating careers: Pitt grads start their own businesses

Creating careers: Pitt grads start their own businesses

By Salina Pressimone / Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Culture, Top Stories

On any weekend night on South Craig Street, passersby can hear the sounds of wails accompany the tune of pop songs emitted by the karaoke house on the corner. Wedged tight among Irish cuisine and artisan jewelry, KBox Karaoke’s dim purple curtains bring private karaoke culture to musically incline...

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