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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

西瓜视频

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

西瓜视频

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

西瓜视频

Rossetti House at the University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg campus.

David C. Frederick Honors College to open at Greensburg campus in fall semester

By Kyra McCague, Staff Writer June 14, 2024
The David C. Frederick Honors college is expanding to Pitt鈥檚 campus in Greensburg in partnership with the Pittsburgh campus. 鈥淭here's going to be a lot of creative stuff coming from students and faculty out of this mix, and that can only be good for the university as a whole,鈥 said Frank Wilson, the assistant vice president for academic affairs at Pitt-Greensburg.
2024 graduate and Pitt swim athlete Jerry Chen competes at a swim tournament.

Pitt Swimming鈥檚 Jerry Chen receives Postgraduate Award from NCAA

By Conor Hutchison, Staff Writer June 12, 2024

Since his arrival five years ago, Pitt swimmer Jerry Chen has made a mark as a big part of the men鈥檚 swim team. The NCAA hands out a postgraduate award to 126 student-athletes yearly who excel academically...

Pitt鈥檚 peregrine falcons take flight

Pitt鈥檚 peregrine falcons take flight

By Jordan Kooper, Staff Writer June 7, 2024
The peregrine falcon chicks, now called fledges, that recently hatched on the Cathedral of Learning have taken their first flights as of June 3. The fledges, who hatched on April 22, had been preparing for their first flights over the past few days by hopping along the ledges of the Cathedral.
Toren Mehta and his father Vinay Mehta pose for a picture on the baseball field at PNC Park on Saturday, May 25.

9-year-old battling cancer gifted Pirates experience of a lifetime

By Aidan Kasner, Sports Editor June 5, 2024

On April 14, 2024, Pirates slugger Andrew McCutchen sent a rocket of a baseball into left field at Citizens Bank Park to notch the 300th home run of his career. On the receiving end of the career-defining...

Hillel JUC, other Jewish organizations condemn 鈥淧alestine solidarity encampment鈥 protests

Hillel JUC, other Jewish organizations condemn 鈥淧alestine solidarity encampment鈥 protests

By Brian Sherry, Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2024

The 鈥淧alestine solidarity encampment鈥 protest ended on Tuesday morning around 2 a.m. after negotiations with the Mayor鈥檚 office. The protesters, who constructed their encampment on the Cathedral...

鈥淟iberated Zone鈥 created by protesters at the Palestine Solidarity Encampment on Sunday night.

鈥淧alestine solidarity encampment鈥 continues, police increase response overnight

By Brian Sherry and Spencer Levering June 3, 2024

The 鈥淧alestine solidarity encampment鈥 on the Cathedral of Learning lawn is entering its second day, despite a more active response from police Sunday night and Monday morning. The protesters are demanding...

Pro-Palestinian protesters re-establish an encampment on Cathedral lawn

Pro-Palestinian protesters re-establish an encampment on Cathedral lawn

By Brian Sherry, Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2024

At least 200 Pro-Palestinian protesters gathered outside of the Cathedral of Learning lawn on Sunday evening to re-establish a 鈥淧alestine solidarity encampment.鈥 At least one person was arrested. This...

LGBTQ+ friendly affordable housing breaks ground in Oakland

LGBTQ+ friendly affordable housing breaks ground in Oakland

By Kyra McCague, Staff Writer May 30, 2024
The apartment building set to be a LGBTQ+ friendly affordable housing community in Oakland is the first of its kind in Western Pennsylvania. The creation of LGBTQ+ affordable housing seeks to address housing disparities and discrimination faced by elders in the community.
Students study outside on Soldiers and Sailors Lawn in April.

Pitt Office of Finance publishes ESG report for fiscal year 2023

By Jordan Kooper, Staff Writer May 29, 2024
The University of Pittsburgh鈥檚 Office of Finance released its Consolidated Endowment Fund Environmental, Social and Governance report for fiscal year 2023 on May 7. The update details the CEF鈥檚 current investment into fossil fuels and the University鈥檚 plan to phase out these investments within the next decade.
Warmer atmospheric conditions contribute to increased tornadoes in Pittsburgh area

Warmer atmospheric conditions contribute to increased tornadoes in Pittsburgh area

By Anna Kuntz, Senior Staff Writer May 28, 2024
Since the start of May, nine tornadoes have occurred in the Pittsburgh region alone, the highest number recorded since 1985. Warm air from the Gulf of Mexico and wind conditions, among other factors, have likely caused the uptick in tornado occurrences in the region.
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