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

Opinion | ‘Girl dinner’ is starving us of critical thinking about gender

Opinion | ‘Girl dinner’ is starving us of critical thinking about gender

By Livia Daggett, Contributing Editor October 8, 2023
“Girl dinner” and “girl math” content might be funny and relatable, but it also reinforces the worrying idea that there are inherent differences between men and women, robbing us of genuine, nuanced reflections and laughter about human experiences.
A pile of handmade pasta.

Peters Pasta makes handmade pasta with 2,048 egg yolks in collaboration with Outreached Arms Pittsburgh

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer March 28, 2023
Ryan Peters, from the viral TikTok account Peters Pasta, recently collaborated with Outreached Arms Pittsburgh to craft handmade pasta with 2,048 egg yolks. The pasta was donated to Outreached Arms and other nonprofit organizations in Western Pennsylvania.
Dylan Mulvaney waves off stage at a Rainbow Alliance and Pitt Program Council event in the William Pitt Union on Wednesday.

Dylan Mulvaney talks transition journey, life online in sold out Rainbow Alliance, PPC event

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer March 23, 2023
Dylan Mulvaney, a trans actress and content creator, joined Rainbow Alliance and Pitt Program Council for a Q&A lecture in the William Pitt Union on Wednesday night to kick off Pride Week events.
Quenlin Blackwell speaks to about 70 students  Tuesday night in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room.

Quenlin Blackwell reflects on internet comedy career during PPC, BAS event

By Carissa Canzona, For The Pitt News March 1, 2023
About 70 students gathered in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room Tuesday night to hear from Quenlin Blackwell, a 22-year-old internet comedian, who Pitt Program Council and Black Action Society invited to speak.
Opinion | BookTok is a mistake

Opinion | BookTok is a mistake

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Staff Columnist November 13, 2022
The commodification of activities as identities on TikTok will deteriorate the quality of books.
Pitt’s Asian Student Alliance poses for a group photo with Nadya Okamoto in the William Pitt Union on Friday.

Period activist Nadya Okamoto talks youth power, burnout and identity with Pitt’s Asian Student Alliance

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer October 31, 2022
Pitt’s Asian Student Alliance hosted a guided Q&A session on Friday night with Nadya Okamoto, an entrepreneur and period activist.
Brittany Broski speaks to a crowd of Pitt students gathered in the WPU Assembly Room on Wednesday.

‘We’re going back to Tumblr, bitch’: Brittany Broski talks pitfalls of online relatability culture, the power of fangirls

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer October 21, 2022
The conversation between Pitt students and social media personality Brittany Broski on Wednesday night covered everything from irony poisoning and cancel culture, to the absurd delight of A03 fanfiction.
Offbeat | The Sweetness of Doing Nothing: An Italian Lesson From TikTok

Offbeat | The Sweetness of Doing Nothing: An Italian Lesson From TikTok

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer August 28, 2022
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan shares a lesson on life taken from TikTok.
Mosaic of Learning | How TikTok gets you addicted

Mosaic of Learning | How TikTok gets you addicted

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer January 28, 2022
In this week’s edition of Mosaic of Learning, Khushi Rai discusses the science behind why TikTok can be so addictive.
Charli and Dixie DAmelio arrive at iHeartRadios Z100 Jingle Ball 2019 Presented By Capital One on December 13, 2019 in New York City.

Opinion | The D’Amelios’ fame is built around appearing ordinary

By Talia Spillerman, For The Pitt News September 19, 2021
The reality of both the American dream and TikTok fame is that they are a facade.
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