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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Logan Caplan (right) interviews Cindy Haines (left) during Saturday’s Pitt Tonight show in Frick Auditorium.

Pitt Tonight dedicates an evening of laughter to Women’s History Month

By Nada Abdulaziz, Senior Staff Writer March 29, 2024

The Frick Fine Arts auditorium reverberated with the infectious laughter of a jubilant audience. In a celebration of Women’s History Month, female writers assumed full control of the March 23 episode...

Fully Booked | Celebrating Female Authors

Fully Booked | Celebrating Female Authors

By Evin Verbrugge, Staff Writer March 28, 2024
In this edition of Fully Booked, staff writer Evin Verbrugge offers readers a collection of novels written by female authors in honor of Women’s History Month.
Emily Staerk (left) from Spring-Ford High School and Ryleigh Marks (right) from Moon Township prepare vacuum forming molds during the Pink Panther event on Friday evening.

Pink Panthers+ Mentorship Program shows high school women they belong at Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering

By Briana Bindus, Staff Writer March 8, 2024
Pink Panthers+ is a one-day program that gives high school girls a glimpse into a day in the life of an actual female STEM student at Pitt.
Jennifer Ponce Cori at the “Difficult Dialogues” panel in Posvar Hall on Wednesday evening.

‘Difficult Dialogues’ panel discusses women’s rights in different countries

By Emma Hannan, Staff Writer March 8, 2024
Panel moderator Laura Lovett led the “Difficult Dialogues: Naming State Violence Against Women in Different Contexts,” discussion, featuring four different guest speakers, Jennifer Ponce Cori, Naima Mohammadi, Fayezah Haji Hassan and Jasmine Green.
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Women’s History Month event roundup

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor February 29, 2024
In recognition of Women’s History Month, The Pitt News has compiled a list of events throughout March that celebrate and uplift women in the Pittsburgh community.
Audience members listen to a speaker at the HerStory Slam Monday night in the Frick Fine Arts building.

HerStory Slam discusses trials, tribulations and triumph in womanhood

By Shreya Singh, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2023
The HerStory Slam took place Monday evening in honor of Women’s History Month. The event united women across the Pittsburgh area to share “​​a pivotal moment in the formation of [their] identity,” according to the event’s webpage.
Panthers on Politics | How to get involved during Women’s History Month and beyond

Panthers on Politics | How to get involved during Women’s History Month and beyond

By Sinéad McDevitt, Digital Manager March 28, 2023
Although women gained the right to vote more than 100 years ago, there are still significant barriers preventing women from entering politics and achieving pay equity. Civic Influencers fellow Ruby Scupp hosts a conversation with representatives from League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh and Pitt Women in Politics.
A stained glass window in Heinz Chapel depicting Abigail Adams, wife of U.S. president John Adams, reading a book with him and their child.

Heinz Chapel celebrates Women’s History Month with ‘Women in the Windows’ tour

By Ryleigh Lord, Assistant News Editor March 21, 2023
Angel Mary Joseph is one of many people who have visited Heinz Memorial Chapel this month for its “Women in the Windows” tour, which highlights different historical women who are memorialized in the chapel’s stained-glass windows.
Heinz Chapel hosted “Women in Windows” yesterday, a small tour describing women’s depictions in stained glass windows in the chapel to honor Women’s History Month.

Heinz Chapel shines light on women’s history

By Jade Chang, Staff Writer March 2, 2020
Apart from their historical importance, Emily Dickinson, Joan of Arc and Florence Nightingale all share one thing in common — they’re featured figures on the windows of Heinz Chapel.
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