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Thanksgiving: The Holiday Everyone Forgets

By: Chloe Chappell   Christmas trees adorn shop windows and streets, while christmas music can be heard playing on the radio. For many, the Christmas has...

Cyber Security Scarehouse: Food, Frights, and Delights

By Chloe Chappell A eerie mixture of shrieks, screams and laughter echoed through the bustling union. Students, some in costumes, weaved in and out of...

George Takei Tells All: Life, Acting, Sexuality, and more

By Chloe Chappell Last Tuesday, the University Center for International Studies hosted Star Trek actor George Takei as part of International Week at the University...

Trumpet Legend Arturo Sandoval Comes to Pittsburgh

By Noah Manalo PITTSBURGH, PA - Quiet chattering swells over the crowd. Suddenly, the lights dim, and a hush falls over the audience.   Suddenly, he appears,...

Pitt Fall Fest 2017

by William Glomski, photo credits to Madison Holden The Pitt Program Council put on their annual Fall Fest on Bigelow Boulevard. This year’s acts included...

World-class pinball tournament returns to Pittsburgh: PAPA 20

Players from all over the world attempted to plunge, nudge and flip their way to the top of the competitive pinball world as the...

Get Out: Jordan Peele’s Instant Classic Is No Laughing Matter

Making a socially and politically conscious movie is no easy task. Making one that can truly take any audience member down the rabbit hole...

Book Review: The Bad Boys of Brexit

Nigel Farage and President Trump constitute a political bromance that many of us could only dream of. And it will not end soon. As...

She’s Royalty to Me: Remembering Carrie Fisher

“Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force.” - Master Yoda Samuel Bleifer and Andrew Zentgraf Being the...

Read books with longer shelf lives to become better citizens

By Jordan Drischler Last month The Pitt Maverick hosted National Review’s Ian Tuttle at the University Pittsburgh. In an interview following his talk entitled “Read...