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The African American Alumni Council celebrated the burying of numerous artifacts and archives in the form of books, essays and files from as early as 1968 in the first time capsule buried at the University since 1999.

African American Alumni Council buries time capsule for Black History Month

By Priya Ray, Staff Writer February 28, 2020
The African American Alumni Council gathered Thursday to bury a time capsule containing artifacts from the legacies of African-American individuals at Pitt.
Twenty years later, Clerks the definitive workplace comedy

Twenty years later, ‘Clerks’ the definitive workplace comedy

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor October 13, 2014

Who ever said that the ultimate workplace movie had to be set in an office?For many millennial college graduates, their first job out of school might be behind a counter — not suffocating in a cubicle....

Time Capsule: American Idiot captured the zeitgeist like no other, catapulted Green Day to arena status

Time Capsule: ‘American Idiot’ captured the zeitgeist like no other, catapulted Green Day to arena status

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer September 29, 2014

“I don’t want to be an American idiot.”This phrase is probably still uttered 10 years later under disenchanted breaths when citizens discover that the government spies on them and that the United...

Time Capsule: Arcade Fires masterpiece found medium between intimacy and stadium-ambitions

Time Capsule: Arcade Fire’s masterpiece found medium between intimacy and stadium-ambitions

By Dan Willis / Staff Writer September 10, 2014

Time Capsule is a new series for The Pitt News that commemorates seminal releases in entertainment at or around a milestone anniversary. As the years pass, a work can gain greater context or significance...

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