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Fall-ing into socially distant fun

“Liberty Magic @ Home,” a virtual show from Liberty Magic, a Downtown performing arts venue operated by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, streams Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on the Trust’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer

August 21, 2020

Even though many traditional cultural venues remain closed due to COVID-19, Pittsburgh still has a lot to offer this fall in the form of virtual and socially distant events.

Opinion | Talk to your roommate about social distancing

Opinion | Talk to your roommate about social distancing

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

August 17, 2020

Social distancing means that your social life will not look the same come fall. To actually execute podding correctly and safely, you are going to have to do a lot of contact tracing, and you’re going to have to have a lot of awkward conversations.

Opinion | Social distancing is not over

Opinion | Social distancing is not over

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

June 16, 2020

Things opening up doesn’t mean that it’s safe to begin interacting with a wide circle of people again.

Pitt task force planning fall on-campus operations amid pandemic

David DeJong, the acting senior vice chancellor for business operations and vice chancellor for human resources, leads Pitt’s employee and operations task force.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

May 19, 2020

The employee and operations task force aims to determine how campus facilities can operate during the fall semester.

April Fools Edition | Local mother takes walks to escape children

Taking a walk around your neighborhood is a good break when sitting at a desk or staying in bed all day.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

March 31, 2020

A local mother went on three neighborhood walks yesterday after her children got on her last nerves.

Editorial: Students, it’s time to take social distancing seriously

In a move encouraging social distancing, Pitt has cancelled all in-person classes.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 15, 2020

It is imperative that people, including college students now free from the constraints of the classroom, are serious about adopting the practice of social distancing.

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