The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

Students gather during a protest against sexual violence in the Cathedral of Learning on Oct. 7.

Interfraternity Council board member speaks out on ‘absurd,’ ‘vile’ statement IFC posted last week on reported sexual assault in the Cathedral of Learning

By Rebecca Johnson, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2022
A now-deleted statement from IFC regarding a reported sexual assault contained language such as “I believe that a man’s life is difficult.” An IFC board member called it thinly-veiled “misogyny” and “chauvinism,” and urged the president, Michael Liu, to resign.
The big names: people to know at Pitt

The big names: people to know at Pitt

By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer August 4, 2022
Let’s face it, these first few weeks on campus are likely to be a whirlwind. Right now students are more worried about getting IDs, figuring out where classes are and making friends than remembering a name they briefly heard at orientation.
Friday’s public meeting hosted by the Student Affairs Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Student Affairs Committee, Kenyon Bonner talk student fee changes, new campus recreation and wellness center facility

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 21, 2022
To Kenyon Bonner, the vice provost of student affairs, “transparency” about costs is important not only in running the University, but also in building the new campus recreation and wellness center.
Attendees at Wednesday’s MLK Social Justice Symposium at the University Club.

MLK Social Justice Symposium highlights the meaning of privilege

By Samantha Salz, For The Pitt News February 24, 2022
Pitt’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Symposium, took place on Wednesday in the William Pitt Union. Hosted by the Office of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development, the event focused on privilege and marginalized identities.
Thrive @ Pitt was recently launched by the Campus Well-Being Consortium to connect students to well-being resources.

Thrive @ Pitt website aims to connect students with well-being resources

By Kiera Ledermann, Senior Staff Writer December 9, 2021
The Campus Well-Being Consortium recently launched Thrive @ Pitt to connect students to well-being resources. According to Danielle Floyd, the tool was inspired by the “disconnect” between students and resources to support their well-being.
Carla Panzella is the dean of students.

Panzella navigates first year as dean of students

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2021
For Carla Panzella, listening is key. Pitt’s new dean of students, who has been on the job since Aug. 2, said it’s a crucial part of her job to listen to student concerns and help turn ideas into action.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Football, Halloween makeup and more: Family Weekend events roundup

By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor October 27, 2021
Pitt’s Family Weekend will take place this Friday and Saturday. Registered families will be able to attend different events throughout the weekend. Here’s a list of events for Pitt families to look forward to.
Global Brigades, a health and sustainability student organization at Pitt, that decided to transition into in-person meetings this year.

Student orgs with mixed feelings on Pitt in-person event guidelines

By Grace Stringer, Staff Writer August 26, 2021
Even though student organizations are allowed to have in-person meetings and events, one thing is stopping Annika Agarwal’s club, Mind Sense, from doing so — the lack of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate from Pitt.
Students can celebrate their return to campus with a slew of hybrid in-person and virtual events at this year’s Welcome Week, lasting Aug. 21-29.

Welcome Week 2021: Pitt students, staff prepare for start of in-person events

By Grace Stringer, Staff Writer August 17, 2021
Students can celebrate their return to campus with a slew of hybrid in-person and virtual events at this year’s Welcome Week, lasting Aug. 21-29.
Carla Panzella will serve as Pitts next dean of students.

Carla Panzella named Pitt’s next dean of students

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 16, 2021
Carla Panzella will be Pitt’s new dean of students, the University announced Friday morning.
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