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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Rep. Summer Lee and County Executive Sara Innamorato pose for a group photo during the “Green New Deal For the People Tour” on Thursday afternoon.

Summer Lee, Sara Innamorato and community leaders speak at Green New Deal tour in Schenley

By Abby Lipold, Assistant News Editor 8:58 am
About 100 people gathered in Schenley Plaza on Thursday afternoon to hear speeches from Congresswoman Summer Lee, Allegheny County Executive Sara Inammorato and several local community leaders who highlighted the need for federal investment in sustainability. 
Students listen to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro speak in the William Pitt Union on Oct. 27, an event co-organized by the Pitt College Democrats and Pitt Students for Shapiro.

Pitt’s College Democrats feel ‘confident’ as midterms approach, flock to pro-choice candidates

By Trevor Weinstock, Staff Writer November 1, 2022
Pitt’s College Democrats are working with other clubs to spread the word about democratic candidates in the midterm elections. In the past month, Arvind Venkat, Summer Lee and Josh Shapiro have spoken at events for the organization.
Summer Lee, D-34, speaks at Pittsburgh’s TEDxWomen event on Nov. 29, 2018. Lee announced her run for U.S. Congress on Oct. 19.

Collab Column | PA-18 House race — excitement and indecision

By The Pitt News Staff November 12, 2021
It’s been a remarkably successful few years for progressives in the Pittsburgh area.
Demonstrators march down Forbes Avenue in wake of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld’s acquittal in connection to the death of Antwon Rose in March.

Community leaders discuss race, justice at panel

By Lauren Bruckstein, For The Pitt News June 19, 2019
Pittsburgh has been the center of a considerable amount of discussion about race and justice since an East Pittsburgh police officer shot and killed black teen Antwon Rose on this day last year.

TEDxPittsburghWomen leaves audience with definition of “showing up”

By Dylan Giacobbe, Staff Writer November 30, 2018
In an event hosted by TEDxPittsburghWomen, eight notable women in the Pittsburgh community spoke individually about what "showing up" - the event's them - meant to them.
Two marchers cheer while passing through downtown Pittsburgh during Sunday’s Women’s March. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Senior Staff Photographer)

Pittsburgh Women’s March focuses on elections

By Madison Hook | Staff Writer January 22, 2018

Chants of “All love, no hate! That’s what makes America great,” projected through the streets of downtown Pittsburgh Sunday as citizens joined together to take part in the second annual Women’s...

Pennsylvania House District 34 candidate Summer Lee discusses community issues with members of Pitt Progressives Wednesday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Pitt Progressives host state House candidate Summer Lee

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer January 18, 2018

When asked what was distinct about her campaign, Summer Lee said she isn’t running on anything that isn’t “basic human stuff.” “I don’t see that I’m not running on anything that isn’t...

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