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

Joe Dacanay, sophomore nursing major.

‘There’s no gender to it’: Pitt named top school for men in nursing

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer 1:33 am
The American Association for Men in Nursing recognized Pitt’s School of Nursing as one of the top programs for men in nursing in the country. This is Pitt’s first time receiving the honor, and a total of 10 universities made the list for 2022.
A crowd watches as the final section of the cooling tower for Pitt’s new chilled water plant was lifted into place on Nov. 8.

‘An extremely important project’: Pitt finishes cooling tower on new chilled water plant

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor November 28, 2022
Pitt completed the final section of the cooling tower for its new chilled water plant earlier this month, which will contribute to keeping buildings cool on upper campus.
Dylan Mitchell, a sophomore law, criminal justice and society and politics and philosophy major.

20-year old Pitt student owns and runs Vocelli Pizza in Hampton Township

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer November 18, 2022
Dylan Mitchell works 40-60 hours at Vocelli Pizza while also working on two majors, getting his realtor licenses and being president-elect of Pitt’s College Republican club.
Cars parked on a street in Oakland.

Faculty, students complain about decade-long parking waitlist, lack of available spots on campus

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Amid the closing of more University parking every year, permit applicants are waiting over 13 years for a spot.
From left, Dan Fisher, Army vet; Bart Womack, Pitt faculty and Army vet; and Shawn Ellies, Pitt staff and Army vet, at Wednesday’s Veterans Affinity group luncheon in the University Club.

‘Every step of the way’: Office of Veteran Services helps veteran students transition into civilian life

By James Paul, Staff Writer November 11, 2022
The office of veteran services is located in Posvar Hall and, according to Tim Wood, veteran and outreach coordinator, connects Pitts's more than 500 veteran students to financial resources, mental health counseling and other university services.
The Cathedral of Learning from Schenley Plaza.

Pitt students say youth vote boosted Democrats in midterm elections

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer November 11, 2022
Some Pitt students believe high youth voter turnout may be the reason for Democratic victories in Pennsylvania. More than 31% of registered voters in Pittsburgh’s fourth ward — home to Pitt’s campus — voted on Tuesday.
A concept rendering of the planned Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. The center will replace the O’Hara Garage and the Learning Research and Development Center, which were demolished.

Pitt receives approval for nine-story Campus Recreation and Wellness Center

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2022
Pittsburgh’s Planning Commission approved construction last Tuesday for a nine-story Campus Recreation and Wellness Center at 3921 O’Hara St.
‘Incredibly disruptive’: National Adderall shortage hits Pitt’s campus

‘Incredibly disruptive’: National Adderall shortage hits Pitt’s campus

By James Paul, Staff Writer October 30, 2022
Some students with ADHD fear they won’t be able to fill their Adderall prescription amid a national shortage. Pitt officials say the University Pharmacy’s Adderall supply is “constrained but steady.”
Pitt Faculty Union flyers on a campus table.

Solidarity, serenity and slow negotiations: Faculty look back on year since unionization

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer October 28, 2022
The PLRB certified the Pitt faculty union’s landslide election victory one year ago as of Friday. Since then, faculty have changed from advisors in a shared governance system to legal equals in slow and, at times, publicly bitter contract talks with administration. The very existence of negotiations, however strained, gives Melinda Ciccocioppo “a real sense of serenity.”
A “Love Your Crosswalk” sign at a crosswalk on Forbes and Oakland Avenues.

‘Love Your Crosswalk campaign’ teaches Pitt history, pedestrian safety

By James Paul, Staff Writer October 17, 2022
At various intersections on Forbes and Fifth Avenues, pedestrians will find 28 flashy QR codes, each linked to separate multiple-choice quizzes that explain safety tips and Pitt history.
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