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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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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.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt students describe search for summer opportunities

By Kyra McCague, Staff Writer April 11, 2024
As summer approaches, the pressure to find a job or internship increases — with events such as Pitt’s career fair offering opportunities to look for them. Whether it’s to further career goals, make a bit of money or both, students are searching for ways to spend their time this summer.
The total solar eclipse as seen from Pymatuning, Pennsylvania, on Monday.

‘Coolest thing I’ve ever seen’: Pymatuning visitors recount Monday’s eclipse

By Nate Yonamine, Contributing Editor April 10, 2024
Passing clouds did not deter eclipse viewers at Pymatuning State Park. Approximately 400 people, including Pitt students and alumni, arrived at the state park 90 miles north of Pittsburgh to witness the total solar eclipse passing through North America.
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...

Plant2Plate still awaiting University development deadline after three years

Plant2Plate still awaiting University development deadline after three years

By Amanda Yu, Staff Writer April 8, 2024
Located at 246 Oakland Ave., the Plant2Plate garden provides a rare green space for students and residents alike. In 2021, the university promised the student-run community garden one more season before development on their new land would begin. Years later, members are still waiting.
Statue of Dr. Thomas Starzl wearing solar eclipse glasses on the Cathedral of Learning lawn.

Astronomy department gives recommendations for Monday’s eclipse

By Nate Yonamine, Contributing Editor April 5, 2024
With the solar eclipse hitting Pittsburgh on the afternoon of Monday, April 8, members of Pitt’s Department of Physics and Astronomy provide safety tips and recommendations to first-time eclipse viewers. People must wear solar eclipse glasses to view the eclipse safely.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Forbes Tower.

Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences launches Doctor of Chiropractic program

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

Dean of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Anthony Delitto said Pitt’s new Doctor of Chiropractic program marks a big advancement in academic medicine. “Opening a Doctor of Chiropractic...

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...

Students share their thoughts on Easter travel

Students share their thoughts on Easter travel

By Aidan Kasner, Senior Staff Writer April 2, 2024
Many students travel throughout the school year. Given the timing of Easter, weeks after spring break, students had to weigh their options when deciding whether to go home for the holiday.
Junior guard Ishmael Leggett (5) high-fives other Pitt players during Pitt mens basketballs game against Canisius on Dec. 9, 2023.

Column | ACC’s wins in tournament proves Pitt should’ve made it in

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer April 1, 2024

Selection Sunday is a national holiday among sports fans. While some teams are all but expecting a ticket, or have gained one through conference titles, the rest of the tournament hopefuls await that fateful...

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