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The 2020 season of “Saturday Night Live” features Jim Carrey as Joe Biden. Chris

Opinion | ‘Saturday Night Live’ is in decline

By Rachel Soloff, Staff Columnist October 26, 2020
Long-running sketch show “SNL” relies too heavily on its celebrity guest stars and less on the writing and the cast.
Pitt Program Council hosted a virtual Q&A session Tuesday evening with “Saturday Night Live” star Mikey Day.

Mikey Day talks social distancing, SNL at virtual event

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer April 16, 2020
During the Pitt Program Council’s first-ever live virtual interview, Day answered a series of questions over the course of an hour to an audience of about 45 people.
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks on Dec. 19, 2019, in Washington, D.C., during a weekly news conference.

Opinion | Spotify Wrapped: American politics of the decade edition

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist January 7, 2020
Here are some of my favorite moments in American politics throughout the decade — think of it as a Spotify Wrapped for our nation.
Pete Davidson gets lots of laughs from students on Sunday.  Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer

After delay, Davidson leads night of laughs

By Matt Maeilli / Staff Writer September 28, 2015

A drove of 375 students formed a line in and around the ground floor of the William Pitt Union, ending at the Pizza Hut, Sunday night — though they weren’t there for cheesy bread. By 8 p.m., more...

Monday Night Live: Kenan Thompson entertains Pitt

Monday Night Live: Kenan Thompson entertains Pitt

By Andrew Fishman / Staff Writer April 14, 2015

Most current college students grew up in the ’90s and vividly remember the days of VHS tapes, Dunkaroos and significantly funnier television shows on Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. On Monday, students...

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