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‘Rally for Solidarity’ calls for unity, stop in anti-Asian violence

‘Rally for Solidarity’ calls for unity, stop in anti-Asian violence

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer March 26, 2021
Onlookers could hear echoes of “2-4-6-8, stop the violence, stop the hate!” as a crowd marched in protest from Flagstaff Hill to Schenley Plaza on a warm Wednesday afternoon.
Mesa is now open in Schenely Plaza, replacing Conflict Kitchen. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Southwestern restaurant spices up Schenley Plaza

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor September 6, 2017

The style of food at Robert Sayre’s new restaurant has confused some passersby. “We’ve had to convince Pittsburgh that it’s a New Mexican restaurant, not a ‘new’ Mexican restaurant. So that’s...

Several people gather around a cat near Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain during Caturday on Monday afternoon. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Cats cradled in Schenley Plaza for First Caturday

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer September 4, 2017

On the grass by the Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain, a crowd of several dozen people parted down the middle as a retired show cat, looking remarkably like a small lion, strutted down the path. The cat...

Langley Hall after an explosion in 1977. (Photos via ULS Archives)

Retro Oakland: taking a look at Pitt campus buildings

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor August 21, 2017

Students walk down Fifth and Ruskin Avenues and pass Langley Hall every day, but many have no idea that two people died in an explosion in that very building about 40 years ago. In The Pitt News’...

Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer

Up for grabs: Share Fair offers myriad of trash-turned-treasures

September 15, 2015

A string of pearls lay unattended in Schenley Plaza pavilion Friday afternoon, as a prowling student circled the luxury, snatched it up and continued on his way. This wasn’t some great jewel heist—...

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