Deborah Chu Assistant News Editor

Class of 2017


  • Pitt student causes disturbance on Forbes Ave.

    A 22-year-old University of Pittsburgh student, identified as Grant Birdsong, who hails from the nearby Indiana Township, made waves on the internet last week when he attempted to leap from the rooftop of one building to another, but instead fell and got wedged between the two, all allegedly to impress a woman he just met. The two had gone up a fire escape to the rooftops of the Qdoba and Bruegger...

    News | August 29, 2016
  • Campus News in Brief

    Celebration of Cohon Center Expansion on Friday, Sept. 2

    News | August 29, 2016
  • International news in brief

    Australia plans to close controversial refugee detention center

    News | August 19, 2016
  • T.D. Jacobsen named director of Carnegie Mellon University's Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

    On July 1, Carnegie Mellon University’s Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation appointed a new director, T.D. Jacobsen, following the retirement of the previous director, Robert Kiger. Jacobsen joined the staff of Hunt Institute in 1979 and has served as assistant director and principal research scientist for the Hunt Institute since 1980. Jacobsen is the fourth director since the inauguration...

    News | August 19, 2016
  • Midway opening ceremony welcomes Carnival

    od patiently at the edge of the College of Fine Arts (CFA) parking lot on Thursday afternoon, the sound of bagpipes being played by the Pipes and Drums band signaled the start of the Midway Opening Ceremony. The student-created Booths were just ahead of the crowd, and behind them were numerous stands for food and carnival games. Over on the CFA lawn, a giant Ferris wheel and various other rides co...

    News | April 18, 2016

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