The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

“Hacking4Humanity” is a 24-hour event where students work individually or in teams to build new technologies. The event has been met with controversy from some groups in Pittsburgh.

Controversial “Hacking4Humanity” event targets trafficking

By Griffin Lynch, Staff Writer March 21, 2019
Organizers of Friday’s “Hacking4Humanity” challenge hope it will be the first of many at Pitt as students take on the problem of human trafficking. But some community groups have taken issue with the methods the event will use.
Pennsylvania House District 34 candidate Summer Lee discusses community issues with members of Pitt Progressives Wednesday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Pitt Progressives host state House candidate Summer Lee

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer January 18, 2018

When asked what was distinct about her campaign, Summer Lee said she isn’t running on anything that isn’t “basic human stuff.” “I don’t see that I’m not running on anything that isn’t...

Kenyatta Bundy performs a poem he wrote during the Pitt Progressives open mic night in Nordys Place on March 29. Elaina Zachos | Senior Staff Photographer

Pitt Progressives aims to fill gap in the left

By Amanda Reed / Contributing Editor April 11, 2017

Becca Tasker, a junior majoring in anthropology, first started researching civil rights in middle school. She had learned about the murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American boy who was...

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