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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

Café Du Jour and Dunbar’s Place on East Carson Street in the South Side, two stops on the Pittsburgh Ghost Tours.

Pittsburgh ghost tour explores the dark history of South Side

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
From abandoned steel mills to refurbished burial grounds, Pittsburgh is home to a countless number of paranormal sightings. The Pittsburgh Ghost Tour takes guests through East Carson Street in the South Side, while retelling infamous tales of ghostly activity in the area.
Bigelow Boulevard reopened after crane hit pedestrian bridge

Bigelow Boulevard reopened after crane hit pedestrian bridge

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor October 10, 2022
Bigelow Boulevard reopened Saturday to traffic in both directions following the demolition of a pedestrian bridge near Polish Hill.
Opinion | We’re killing Pittsburgh and it’s killing us

Opinion | We’re killing Pittsburgh and it’s killing us

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Columnist October 6, 2022
Pollutants in our air and water, as well as environmental racism, are contributing to the detrimental effects on the quality of our city and our lives.
A view of Downtown, Pittsburgh.

Backyard at 8th & Penn expands art and music events through September with JazzLive

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer September 15, 2022
At the intersection of 8th Street and Penn Avenue, people gather at a new green space featuring free music, activities and food. The Backyard is a calm, laid-back environment amongst the industrial city for people of all ages to come together, relax and enjoy until September 27.
A fall day in Pittsburgh.

Local events to get hype for the fall season

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor September 6, 2022
Fall is here, and Pittsburgh has a seemingly endless stream of upcoming events to celebrate. Here is a compilation of arts and entertainment activities to look forward to in September and October.
A protestor carries a sign that reads Bans Off Our Bodies outside of the City Council Building in Downtown at Fridays Womens March.

“Need to fight back”: Pittsburgh rally speaks out against the Supreme Court overruling of Roe v. Wade

By Allison Radziwon and Bella Markovitz June 25, 2022
The Supreme Court overturned the landmark court ruling of Roe v. Wade on Friday, removing constitutional protections for abortions.
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on Fifth Avenue.

Editorial | 5 things to experience this summer in Pittsburgh

By The Pitt News Editorial Board May 24, 2022
Summer in Pittsburgh can be a wonderful thing, so if you’re in the city this summer make sure to take advantage of the beautiful weather we so seldom see and explore this great city! Outlined below are some attractions and events happening in the coming weeks to fill your free time. 
A housing cart in the Schenley Quadrangle.

Editorial | Top 10 Pitt-related sports that should be added to the Olympics

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 10, 2022
Here are our ideas for new sports that should be added to the Olympics and our bid for the 2026 Olympics to take place on Pitt’s campus.
President Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Friday to tout his administration’s investment in infrastructure

‘Make it in America’: Biden discusses infrastructure after Frick Park bridge collapse

By Punya Bhasin, Assistant News Editor January 29, 2022
President Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Friday to tout his administration’s investment in infrastructure as well as the City’s work in advanced manufacturing and robotics. His visit came in the wake of a Friday morning bridge collapse in Frick Park.
Photos: President Biden discusses infrastructure following Frick Park bridge collapse

Photos: President Biden discusses infrastructure following Frick Park bridge collapse

By Jon Moss, Pamela Smith, and Clare Sheedy January 28, 2022
President Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Friday to tout his administration's investment in infrastructure as well as the City's work in advanced manufacturing and robotics. His visit comes in the wake of a Friday morning bridge collapse in Frick Park. 
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