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African American Alumni Council buries time capsule for Black History Month

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.

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. Even though it might seem like we’re all headed toward a sea of TPS reports, migrating desks a...

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 States launched airstrikes at ISIS.Green Day’s anthemic 2004 album American Idiot channeled bleeding-...

Time Capsule: Arcade Fire’s 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 11, 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 than when it was first released. This retrospective series will strive to illuminate our favorite p...

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