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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

Review | Bridgerton season three

By Irene Castillo, Senior Staff Writer June 14, 2024

Now that hotter days have begun, and “the ton” have secluded themselves in the privacy of their parent’s estates, what better time for me to sit down and catch up with the ungodly amount of shows...

​​The Pittsburgh Taco Festival, held Saturday at the Strip District Terminal, is an annual celebration of all things taco. The festival had over 25 different food trucks and vendors, each selling their own culinary takes on tacos and other Latin American food.

Review | Novo Food Hall offers new, old taste of Asian cuisine

By Brian Sherry, Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2024
Editor-in-Chief Brian Sherry reviews Novo Food Hall, an Asian-focused restaurant which recently opened at The Terminal in the Strip District.
Cover image released by Parkwood/Columbia/Sony shows “COWBOY CARTER” by Beyonce.

Review | On Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter,’ the Texan trailblazer defiantly celebrates her country roots

By Irene Castillo, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

At the end of Verizon’s ad during the 2024 Super Bowl, Beyoncé announced the release of her new album “Cowboy Carter.” She released “16 CARRIAGES” and “TEXAS HOLD ‘EM” as twin singles,...

The Ladybug | ‘Joy Ride’ and accepting love

The Ladybug | ‘Joy Ride’ and accepting love

By Abigail Duncan, Staff Writer April 4, 2024
In this edition of The Ladybug, Abigail Duncan discusses Chinese adoptee representation in the film ‘Joy Ride’ and connects it to her own personal experiences as an adoptee.
Ambika Mod and Leo Woodall in “One Day.”

Review | Netflix’s ‘One Day’ is an authentic, compelling story of love across decades

By Casey Carter, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

From moments where I wanted to shout at my screen to others where I held back tears, Netflix’s “One Day” had me invested until the very end. I approached this series blind, never having read the...

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet in “Dune: Part Two”

Review | ‘Dune: Part Two’ perfects the science fiction film formula

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer March 17, 2024

There has been especially large vocabulary used to describe Denis Villeneuve’s second installment in the “Dune” trilogy — epic, massive, saga and space opera, to name a few. This language may seem...

Gordon Cormier and Robert Falconer in “Avatar: The Last Airbender” (2024).

Review | Live-action ‘Avatar’ series brings needed representation, but falls short of the original

By Irene Castillo, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

A few things made me the critical thinker I am today — my mother, Luisa Capetillo’s feminist literature and “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” The show cemented my beliefs in what freedom truly means...

Lily Gladstone, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio in “Killers of the Flower Moon.”

Micro-reviews of the 2024 Best Picture nominees

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer February 25, 2024

Awards season has been in full swing since the beginning of the year, but we all await the winner of the biggest race of the year — the Academy Award for Best Picture. Among this year's 10 nominees are...

Paul Giamatti and Dominic Sessa in “The Holdovers.”

Review | ‘The Holdovers’ captures the beauty in nostalgia, no matter the era

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

Despite its understated appearance, the exploration of grief, comforting comedy and nostalgic ambiance in “The Holdovers” packs the emotional and cinematic punch that moviegoers have longed for since...

Green Day playing at the Hella Mega Tour.

Review | Green Day’s ‘Saviors’ might be the best pop punk album of the year

By Irene Moran, Staff Columnist February 2, 2024

Green Day released their new album “Saviors” on Jan. 19. The band started teasing a new album and tour in October. They posted cryptic messages and posts all over their social media accounts that had...

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