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Zaki defies genre in debut of self-titled album

Zaki defies genre in debut of self-titled album

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music, Top Stories

Jesse Descutner, a 2016 Pitt graduate, heard the environmental term “urban heat island” in an undergraduate urban studies class and immediately thought it would be a good name for his band. In that same class, Descutner, a guitarist, met bassist Sean O’Connor, a 2017 Pitt graduate. The two ...

For 3rd-straight year, Pittsburgh zine scene convenes

For 3rd-straight year, Pittsburgh zine scene convenes

By Dylan Abbott / For The Pitt News

September 23, 2013


Filed under Archives

Pittsburgh is infested with “zinesters” — it’s an epidemic beyond imaginable proportions. There is a vast community of writers, comic artists, poets, designers and illustrators within the city, all of whom are self-publishing their creative conceptions and cutting out (and possibly pasting) t...

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