CAB Holds Skating Event at PPG Ice Rink, Despite Rain

January 17, 2017 Students hit the ice Wednesday evening at the PPG Place seasonal outdoor rink for a free event hosted by the Campus Activity Board (CAB). Because of inclement weather, the event was rescheduled to one week later, to be held Wednesday, Jan. 18. Junior sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) major Kristi Chenarides…

Pioneer Records Signs Chase and the Barons as Newest Pioneer Star

December 6, 2016 Since Chase and the Barons has been named the latest Pioneer Records star, the band has already seen progress in their ability to build their fan base and develop their image and sound. “Music development wise, just playing so often has gotten us to be much tighter as musicians, our live shows…

Protest Runs from Oakland to South Side

November 29, 2016 More than 1,500 people gathered Nov. 16 at the Cathedral of Learning in Oakland to march to Pittsburgh’s South Side in a demonstration of support to communities that they felt have been marginalized since Donald Trump’s election. Demonstrators came together in solidarity to support those who have felt targeted by President-elect Donald…

Halloween Concert Event Scheduled at the Pittsburgh Playhouse

October 25, 2016 To rock out on Halloween night, Pioneer Records is welcoming students to be a part of its first Rocktoberfest at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, presenting Grandadchilds and Chase and the Barons. Kylie Koch, a Pioneer Records representative, said the event is the Pioneer Records debut for Chase and the Barons. “It’s a nice…

Travelin’ McCourys to perform at Rex

October 18, 2016 The Travelin’ McCoury’s, a bluegrass staple, will be performing with the Jeff Austin Band on their Grateful Ball tour stop at the Rex Theater. They will be paying tribute to the sounds of acclaimed folk band the Grateful Dead this Friday, Oct. 21. Though bluegrass may not be the most popular genre…

Photo Exhibit Displays Daily Life in Uganda

October 11, 2016 The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is hosting a photography exhibit by Pulitzer Prize winner Martha Rial called “In Uganda, A School to Call Home” at the 937 Liberty Gallery. The photographs feature the organizations Bright Kids Uganda and the Great Kings and Queens Children’s Center and their humanitarian founders, Victoria Nalongo Namusisi and…

Cleveland Play-by-Play Announcer Speaks at CMI

September 27, 2016 The CMI hosted 1974 alum, Fred McLeod Thursday afternoon as an open panel discussion on his career as a play-by-play television announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers. His wife, Beth McLeod, was also on the panel. She discussed how she came to build her career as a weather broadcaster for Cleveland 19 News….