The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper


The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper


The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper


Art displayed at the EcoArtisans expo under the William Pitt Union awning on Thursday.

Students showcase sustainable art at an Eco-Artisans exhibit 

By Emma Hannan, Staff Writer April 11, 2024
On April 11, students in Allebach’s class hosted an Eco-Artisans exhibit as part of their class project. The exhibit featured recycled artwork made by students, faculty and artists in the Pittsburgh area. 
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.
Community member Abdualrahman passes out baklava to the Muslim Student Association’s Fast-a-Thon attendees in the William Pitt Union on Wednesday night.

Muslim Student Association hosts annual Ramadan Fast-a-Thon

By Jordan Kooper, Staff Writer March 28, 2024
The Muslim Student Association hosted their annual Ramadan Fast-a-Thon in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room on Wednesday evening. The event featured prayers, a speech from guest speaker Iman Chris and food for attendees to break their fast. 
PDM’s executive board reacts to the reveal of the grand fundraising total of $357,084.52 to benefit UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Photos: Pitt Dance Marathon raises $357,084.52 for UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Pitt Dance Marathon, a student-led philanthropic organization at the University of Pittsburgh, hosted a roughly 10-hour dance marathon this Saturday in the Charles L. Cost Sports Center in celebration...

Objects on display at the Sámi Day event in Posvar Hall on Thursday.

Department of Linguistics hosts Sámi Day, highlights importance of preserving language and culture

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer March 22, 2024
The Department of Linguistics hosted a film screening and academic seminar on Thursday in celebration of the Sámi peoples, an indigenous culture of Scandinavia. Following the screening, a Zoom discussion was held to discuss the book “Stolen,” written by Ann-Helén Laestadius.
Candace Owens speaks to students and community members at Turning Point USA at Pitt’s “Live Free Tour” speaker event on Tuesday night in Alumni Hall.

Candace Owens discusses conservative values, current issues at Turning Point event

By Anna Kuntz, Senior Staff Writer March 20, 2024
Candace Owens, an American political commentator, author and television presenter, discussed conservative values and current political issues at a Turning Point USA at Pitt event at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night to an audience of hundreds of students and community members.
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.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt names winners of 2024 Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards

By Abby Lipold, Assistant News Editor March 6, 2024
On Feb. 28, Pitt announced the winners of the 2024 Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards. The award honors Pitt faculty who have made meaningful contributions to the Pitt community through their teaching or research.
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