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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

Laura Stravach, president of the Pitt Rainbow Alliance.

Safe spaces and gender-neutral restrooms: Pitt students reflect on LGBTQ resources after top ranking

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer September 7, 2022
Best Colleges, in partnership with Campus Pride, named Pitt number 20 in its ranking of best colleges for LGBTQ+ students in 2022. While students are aware of the steps Pitt has taken to become more inclusive, many feel that there’s room for improvement.
For the last episode of Pitt Tonight  for the 2017-18  school year, host Andrew Dow invited best friend Dominic Hendrickson on Pitt Tonight to be his guest. (Photo courtesy of Andrew Dow, taken by Valkyrie Speaker)

Lingering Laughter: Pitt’s LGBTQ+ community takes on the comedy scene

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor May 30, 2018

When Andrew Dow isn’t making crowds of people laugh as the host of Pitt Tonight or performing onstage with the improv group Ruckus, he can be found spending his summer in his hometown of Abington, just...

Saket Rajprohat and Maggie Kennedy are the two presidential candidates. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Guide to 2018 Student Government Board election

By The Pitt News Staff February 19, 2018

Each Pitt student can vote Tuesday for one president and three board members to fill the nine elected positions on the 2018-2019 Student Government Board. Last year’s election saw double the voter...

Anne Allison, professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University, discusses her research on the sociality of death in Japan at Friday’s “Matter of Death” event. (Photo by Noah Manalo | Staff Writer)

Speaker gives lively talk on death

By Noah Manalo | Staff Writer February 19, 2018

Anne Allison writes extensively on topics related to modern Japanese culture, ranging from sexuality to censorship. Her most recent publication on the precariousness of Japanese society has led her to...

Paragon Director of Sales Anthony Tomasic holds a peeled butternut squash during a tour of the Warrandale facility Friday. (Photo by Janine Faust | Contributing Editor)

Real Food Challenge seeks to find better food for campus

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor February 12, 2018

Grilled chicken is a popular dish at the Flying Star Diner in Market Central. Lines for it can stretch up to 20 people, and more often than not a freshly served batch runs out minutes after it’s taken...

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