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Posted on Wed,
Nov 29, 2006 at 2:13 p.m.



AUG 05 - JULY 06




'Jews for Jesus' Justified or Jilted!

Video:Commencement 2006 christens  college classmates colorfully!


Photo: LLS lovingly lets largest lively banner bring Bob’ O Connor brightness!

Video: Pedestrian Plummets to Pavement at Fifth & Bigelow

Video: Pennsylvania Governor’s School of International Studies 2006 Supports AIDS Awareness!




Video: SGB Presidential Debate Exclusive Coverage  

"Supporting the Six Servant Student Candidates for SGB"

"Students Savor Food Services and Diversity Seeking the SGB 8 and President!"



Blasi on Board Brings Back Brightness with Bundles of Bliss


Senior of the Year Award Recipient Reminisces Regarding Rewards, Responsibilities, and Review of Four Years!"


"Star Serenades Senior of the Year"




Photos: Chi Omega Sorority Sisters Sweep for a Sweet 3-Peat!


Video: Sorority Sisters Seek Students Selectively!


Video: Vote for your favorite Greek Life Talent Show!


Video: Watch Alpha Phi Alpha open Greek Sing 2006 with a stomp


Video: Watch the winning performance from Greek Sing 2006!  

Video: Greek Talent Show Online Winner is Claire Natale


Video: Watch Cavallaro and her sisters of Delta Zeta take 2nd place at Greek Sing 2006




Trick or Treat  


"What kind of  F.O.O.T.B.A.L.L receiver will you be for Jesus?"


“Demystifying Dan Brown’s Delusional Deceptive Da Vinci Code: Lie #3: The Bible is a by product of man and not of God!"


“Demystifying Dan Brown’s Delusional Deceptive Da Vinci Code: Lie #2: Regarding the issue of Jesus being married to Mary Magdalene"


“Demystifying Dan Brown’s Delusional Deceptive Da Vinci Code: Lie #1: Regarding the issue of Christ's divinity!"




Banning Bisexual Blood Brings Benefit


ACLU Aims to Annihilate Almighty’s Attendance


Funding Failed for Fellowship, 5-3 in SGB!




Rebuttal to Sam Morey's Pitt News column, "Jews for Jesus offend many on campus"


Rebuttal I to Rose Afriyie's sex column, "Relationships part two: when to emotionally invest."


"Contraceptives cause consequences for children!"




Top 20 responses to 'Doing Arrival Survival is like......"


Top 24 answers to 'Celebrating Thanksgiving is like'........


Top 25 responses given by students at Schenley Cafe for the origins of the CANDY CANE!


Photos: College Day at Kennywood Kindles Kinesis


Photos: Peer PGSIS 2005's Past Portfolio Presentations




Audio: Christmas Story with Sing Along Songs 


Video: “Celebrate Mary's  Conception of Christ with Church of AICCP"


Rhyme delivers message of Christmas


Audio: RCR4JC- FM: Jesus is the reason for the season 


Video: Light Up Night Showers Christmas Tree With Lights!



Spiritual Review of "The Visitation"


Video: Spiritual Review of 'X-Men: The Last Stand'


Video: PGSIS 2006 provided with Point State Park fireworks falling from the firmament!

Video: Spiritual Review of 'Superman Returns'


Spiritual Review of  "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"




Human Resource Management Final Exam 45 Sample Questions


Human Resource Management Final Exam Sample Questions II


Retail Management Sample Exam 54 Questions


Retail Management 116 Sample Questions




Photo: Introducing the 2005 University of Pittsburgh Cheerleaders and Dance Team!


Photos: Pittsburgh Panthers v.s Notre Dame Fighting Irish Slide Show 2006  


Reddy's Realistic Rankings for Regular Season of NFL 2005  


Pick for free the PS NCAA 2006 Tournament Contest Brackets and win a cash prize


Photo: Panthers costly gaffes cost championship of Big East  


Photo: Former Pitt divers deliver dazzling performances


"Riveting Racing Recap of Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600"




Photo: Steeler fans celebrate at Cathedral of Learning as Steelers surge to Super Bowl XL seeking Seattle Seahawks  


Video: Indian Student Association involves itself in Steelers celebration


Photo: Steeler Supporters Spring into action at Schenley Café  


TOP 17 responses to Steelers seeking the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday’s Super Bowl XL was like……


Video: "Supporters Stress Significance of Seeking Savior’s Service for Steelers Sensation" 

Video: "Fans faithfully fostered for Steeler’s sensational quarterback near Mercy"

Video: "Motorcycle Menace Makes Mercy Mobilized by Faithful Fans of Ben Roethlisberger" 

Light's Lovely Litchfield Towers iPDM Mural Loses Liveliness"  

Ramesh C.Reddy
Pittsburgh Standard

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

For about 10 hours on a beautiful Tuesday afternoon of Nov 28, until 3:00 p.m. the Litchfield Towers wall facing Forbes Ave was graced with a paint mural of Pitt students in dance poses promoting the Pitt Dance Marathon (PDM) with the slogan ‘iPDM’ until the university administration decided to wash it away. The irong in all this is that the PDM will occur from Dec. 2 through Dec. 3 from 3:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fitzerald Field House with all the donations benefiting cancer research.

Evan Light's paint mural for the Pittsburgh Dance Marathon graces Litchfield Towers

Evan Light, a member of Lambda Chi Alpha had taken five hours of his time to paint the area. The paint would have washed away in seconds.

To Light’s dismay and shock as he was putting up twelve banners, with his friend Brian Katze of Sigma Phi Epsilon, at the walk through between Litchfield Towers and David Lawrence Hall, he saw two people planning to wash away all his hard work.

Two workers get ready to wash off the paint mural outside the Litchfield Towers

It should have never come to this stage and Light was justifiably disappointed. Light mentioned that he had spent five hours getting the wall ready after he had got permission but the university now claims there was a miscommunication so the paint must come down. Light had made paint mural with food coloring and other ingredients which would have come off right away with a touch of water. The paint did come down within minutes even though Michelle Turbanic from the Student Government Board Allocations Committee and a sister of Kappa Delta did her best to persuade the university not to wash it down.

Light's Lovely Litchfield Towers iPDM mural loses liveliness  

Watch a clip of the worker washing down the lively iPDM mural (Nov. 29, 06, 1:04 p.m.)

Watch a clip of Light coming to see his lovely lively mural being washed down but his banners bringing brightness to a walk through! (Nov. 29, 06, 1:05 p.m.)

The concern with this whole incident is that when Light was painting the wall in the middle of the night, he was not arrested or given a citation by neither the Pitt Police, whose mini station is located across the street, the Pittsburgh Police, nor was he stopped from painting the wall from Pitt’s Housing department whose office is right next door so why was the paint taken down now?

What Light did was not illegal because if it was, what you would have been reading would have been that a member of Pitt’s fraternity was arrested on charges of vandalism. A mistake and miscommunication should not have been used to penalize the work Light had done all night.

There were five hours during the night he could have been stopped and which would have saved him the time but he was not. Therefore, the painting to promote the PDM should have been left there until Sunday afternoon.

It is surprising the university went ahead with the washing because all the donations from PDM actually benefit the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Cancer Institute. Last year PDM fundraised close to $40,000 during the marathon.

According to Katze, the money raised comes from donations of student organizations who sponsor dances for a $1.00 and from those that come to watch the PDM.

Even though the paint mural came off within minutes which took hours to put together, Light and Katze did have a bright moment! They were very pleased with the twelve banners they put up at the walkthrough facing towards South Oakland. Light and Katze were briefly assisted by Alicia DeLuca of Delta Phi Epsilon, Kathyrn Fleegal of Alpha Delta Pi, and  Megan Humphreys of Delta Delta Delta who were excited about the finished promotional at the walkthrough bridge.

Left to right: Brian Katze, Alicia DeLuca, Megan Humphrey, Kathryn Fleegal, and Evan Light

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Greek Life Archives:

 “Egyptian-American Ascends to SGB Presidency with INTEGRITY believing in Almighty!" (Nov 15, 2006, 3:57 p.m.)

“Chris Meaner Communicates Concerning the A-Z’s of Greek Life Community!" (Oct 16, 2006, 10:41 A.M)

Video: "Greek Life Gives Gifts of Giving through Greek Sing 2006!" (Aug 13, 06)


Video: Watch Cavallaro and her sisters of Delta Zeta take 2nd place at Greek Sing 2006


Video: Watch the winning performance from Greek Sing 2006!  

Video: Watch Alpha Phi Alpha open Greek Sing 2006 with a stomp


Video: Greek Talent Show Online Winner is Claire Natale


Video: Vote for your favorite Greek Life Talent Show!


Video: Sorority Sisters Seek Students Selectively!

Photos: Chi Omega Sorority Sisters Sweep for a Sweet 3-Peat!

Video: Watch a clip of Chi Omega and Zeta Beta Tau celebrating their victory at Greek Sing (April 02, 05)

Photo: Student Government Board member Liz Blasi enjoys a meal at Schenley Cafe with her Chi Omega sisters (Jan 2005)

Photo: Kappa Kappa Gamma sister Jessica shows her Pitt spirit with her friends! (Dec 11,04)

Photo: Newest sisters of Delta Zeta sorority enjoy a meal at Schenley Cafe after their initiation! (Dec 06,04)

Photo: Greek communities can communicate charity and care! (Sept 09,04)

Photo: "Sorority sisters seek scrumptious sandwiches!" (Sept 2003)

Photo: Cavalier smashed in the Schenley Quad (Sept 2003)

Photo:Pitt student assimilates into Delta Zeta  (Nov 2002)

Photo: What Kappa Delta means to me! (Sept 2002)

Photo: "Chi Omega rocks in student's life!" (Jan 2002)



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