Category: News

Campus Round Table on the BYOBag Campaign

On this edition of Campus Round Table, WPTS News Director Matt Singer is joined by Liza Boulet and Jessie McDonald to discuss the “Bring Your Own Bag” or BYOBag campaign. Boulet and McDonald are...

Pitt Names Next Chancellor

By Matt Singer and Zach Zuettgen, WPTS News Staff When University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg steps down from his position on Aug. 1, he will leave behind big shoes to fill. The...

Movie Review: Non-Stop

By Matt Patton Non-Stop (2014) Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Starring: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Corey Stoll, Scoot McNairy Runtime: 106 Minutes Rating: B+ Approximately a week before I saw Non-Stop, I had already decided that...

Movie Review: RoboCop (2014)

By Stephen Wuchina RoboCop (2014) Director: José Padilha Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Jay Baruchel, Abbie Cornish, Michael K. Williams, Samuel L. Jackson Rating: D When news came that 80s classic RoboCop...

Movie Review: The Monuments Men

By Matt Patton The Monuments Men (2014) Director: George Clooney Starring: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Bob Balaban, Jean Dujardin Rating: B+ Every year in the post-“awards season” lull...

The Left Foot January 14

By Vincent Smith, The Left Foot Host On this week’s edition of The Left Foot, hosts Vincent Smith and Zach Herbster discuss Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak’s Open Data Ordinance. The Ordinance will allow Pittsburgh residents...

The Left Foot January 7

By Vincent Smith, The Left Foot Host This week on The Left Foot, hosts Vincent Smith and Zach Herbster begin the segment by congratulating Pittsburgh’s new mayor, Bill Peduto, on effectively becoming the city’s...

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Struck Down

Pennsylvania’s controversial Voter ID requirement was struck down today. Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley, who ruled the requirement unconstitutional, described the law as “invalid and unconstitutional on its face, as the provision and issuance...