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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

51ӰԺ

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

51ӰԺ

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

51ӰԺ

Ross Lynch laughs while speaking in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room on Wednesday night.

Ross Lynch reignites childhood crushes at Pitt Program Council’s final event of the Year

By Amy Zhang, Staff Writer April 12, 2024
The Pitt Program Council hosted a 45-minute guided interview and a 15-minute audience Q&A, and the event was a full-circle moment for childhood fans and current fans to connect with the actor, musician and heartthrob.
Phi Sigma Rho, Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Sigma Kappa perform a number based on the movie “Men in Black” during the Greek Sing competition on Bigelow Boulevard Saturday afternoon.

Photos: Greek Sing caps off Greek Week 2024

By Ethan Shulman, Visual Editor April 10, 2024

The University of Pittsburgh’s Greek life community showed in full force on Saturday afternoon to cheer on their brothers and sisters in the annual Greek Sing competition. Teams consisting of several...

JID performs at Bigelow Bash, hosted by Pitt Program Council, on Sunday afternoon on Schenley Drive.

JID and openers ring in the spring at a sunny Bigelow Bash

By Irene Castillo, Senior Staff Writer April 9, 2024

After days of rain, the sky over Pittsburgh cleared up for Bigelow Bash, the annual free music concert organized by the Pitt Program Council. By 1 p.m. on Sunday, the smell of fried rice, corn dogs and...

Mina Walker of Daisy the Great performs at Preserving Underground on Tuesday evening.

Photos: Daisy the Great finish headline tour at Preserving Underground

By Nate Yonamine, Assistant Visual Editor April 5, 2024

In a venue tucked away amongst offices and warehouses, Daisy the Great completed their second headline tour at Preserving Underground in New Kensington on Tuesday night. Opened by The Ophelias, the band...

Students dance during Carly Rae Jepsen’s performance during Bigelow Bash on Bigelow Boulevard on April 1, 2023.

Behind the scenes of the Pitt Program Council’s annual Bigelow Bash

By Jiya Narwal, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

Over 60 student volunteers will get together on April 7 to build the stage where artists JID, Luh Tyler, My Favorite Color and Pitt Factor winner 9FiftySeven will perform. However, the efforts that go...

Amy Williams sits at a piano in their office.

Pitt music professor Amy Williams performs original compositions at Columbia, garners praise from the New York Times

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor March 27, 2024

Amy Williams can’t recall a time before she was a musician. Growing up in a household of musicians in Buffalo, New York, Williams spent her childhood tinkering with instruments around her family —...

Pitt students perform in the Pitt Factor competition in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room on Friday.

Pitt band 9FiftySeven wins Pitt Factor, will open for J.I.D. at Bigelow Bash

By Sanvi Gandikota, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

The Pitt Program Council put on their semiannual Pitt Factor showcase, a battle of the bands to compete for an opening spot at Pitt’s semesterly concert. The council hosts Fall Fest in October and Bigelow...

Local band Histrionic performs on stage.

Histrionic voted ‘Best Local Band’ in 51ӰԺ survey

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor March 19, 2024

Histrionic spawned from a basement in Highland Park in 2014. Brothers Simon and Jude Sweeney and their friend Isaac Winograd fiddled with instruments, plucking at guitars and banging on drums, their youthful...

Trip Lotus performs at the Atwood Church during “Live From Oakland: Genesis” on Friday night.

Photos: Wild Blue Yonder, Trip Lotus and Funky Lamp perform at Atwood Church

By Hannah Levine, Staff Photographer March 7, 2024

Post Genre and 8Trak Entertainment hosted their third and final show of the “Live from Oakland: Genesis'' series at the Atwood Church on Friday evening. Funky Lamp used the show to debut a new album,...

The Pitt Band performed on Saturday afternoon in Bellefield Hall for their Winter Symphonic Band Concert.

Photos: Pitt band performs in Winter Symphonic Band Concert

By Alex Jurkuta, Staff Photographer March 5, 2024

The Pitt Band performed on Saturday afternoon in Bellefield Hall for their Winter Symphonic Band Concert.

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