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  • From the Archives: When Hunan was a train station

    On our storied campus, there is no structure we sleep on more heavily than Hamburg Hall. In that forgotten west corner of campus (that rarely an undergrad passes through unless they're walking to Chipotle), Hamburg is smack-dab on Forbes Avenue, north of Smith Hall, east of Robert Mehrabian CIC, kitty-corner to TCS Hall, and is home to the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. Yo...

    Pillbox | September 25, 2023
  • Bakery Square expansion sparks controversy

    Bakery Square is a large commercial and residential complex in the neighborhood of East Liberty, and it may soon be growing.

    News | September 25, 2023
  • Novel-Tea: "He me fr" and terrible male protagonists

    After editing and publishing no fewer than 12 issues of novel-tea in my section last semester, I'm finally stepping up to the plate to write one of my own because this summer I, for the first time in nearly a year, read a book from cover to cover. This past July, I came across a copy of "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh," a coming of age novel about a college student in Pittsburgh — a premise which, fo...

    Forum | September 18, 2023
  • Frick Park — overview, timeline of events

    This article is part of a series on the proposed development at 6886 Forward Avenue. Next week, we will cover in more depth the ecological and logistical implications of the project, and an analysis of the positions in support of and opposed to the development.

    News | September 18, 2023
  • Maybe we should leave Olivia alone

    To start off, I'm a very big fan of "SOUR." It makes me wish I had some high school ex who wronged me in a way that led to an era of personal growth in a romantic, coming-of-age kind of way. It's amazing and will be remembered by our generation for decades. "GUTS" is alright, but given the context of it I don't think it was ever going to be more than "alright."

    Pillbox | September 11, 2023

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