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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 11, 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. 
Pitts new Smokeland BBQ food truck at a launch event in front of the William Pitt Union on Friday afternoon.

Pitt Eats launches new barbecue-themed food truck

By Maria Scanga, Staff Writer August 7, 2021
Oakland is about to get a lot smokier this fall semester. Pitt student’s meal options have recently expanded to include a brand new food truck, Smokeland BBQ, boasting freshly made and locally sourced barbecue.
Pittsburgh sports fans haven’t seen their team advance in the playoffs in more than three years. Contrary to what many fans may believe, senior staff writer Kyle Saxon argues that the recent playoff drought isn’t solely due to aging rosters.

Column | Pittsburgh’s recent playoff woes run far deeper than aging rosters

By Kyle Saxon, Senior Staff Writer June 2, 2021
After an even more impressive regular season than the year prior, the Penguins sit exactly where they did just 10 months ago –– concerned, confused and eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Islanders, now for the third consecutive season. Their 4-2 first round series loss highlighted the two biggest concerns surrounding the team –– goaltending and age.
Alex Dolinger will miss the Port Authority buses.

Opinion | Top 10 things I will miss about Pittsburgh

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist April 21, 2021
Pittsburgh is special. She is not like other girls. Thus, here are the top 10 things I’ll miss the most about her.
Laurence Glasco: Studying the people behind history

Laurence Glasco: Studying the people behind history

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer April 8, 2021
Laurence Glasco was offered a job at Pitt in 1969, for what he thought would only be a few years.
Opinion | It’s time to update Pittsburgh’s flag

Opinion | It’s time to update Pittsburgh’s flag

By Jack Troy, Staff Columnist March 15, 2021
Pittsburgh’s flag is just one of the countless messy and meaningless local flags in America.
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