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Holocaust survivor reflects one year after Tree of Life massacre
Report card: Panthers flop following Florida State win
Win vs. Wolfpack puts Panther soccer in semifinals
Vlogger David Dobrik brings YouTube to the WPU

Vlogger David Dobrik brings YouTube to the WPU

November 7, 2019

A packed room of excited students cheered and applauded as a 23-year-old man in a Pitt sweatshirt and baseball cap emerged from a back door. While he looked the part, he wasn’t another regular Pitt student — this was David Dobrik, one of the most recognizable people on the internet.

Pitt alum Theresa Baughman showcases work from Arctic Circle expedition

Pitt alum Theresa Baughman showcases work from Arctic Circle expedition

November 7, 2019

An electrifying blue light shines on the entryway of Late Space, a quaint art gallery on Penn Avenue in Garfield. Within, visitors peruse the abstract line drawings and photographs of glaciers and Arctic waters hanging on the walls. Miscellaneous works of art, like an iceberg sculpture and audio recordings, are scattered around the room.

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PNC-hosted panel examines children and mental health
Homewood community engagement center celebrates one-year anniversary
An ‘unwanting’ feeling: Investigation ongoing into two slurs against black first-year student

Pitt students discuss the decisions they made while voting in the 2019 general election.

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Old News: A history of Joe Biden’s visits to Pitt

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor
November 8, 2019

Unlike other 2020 contenders — including Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and recent dropout Beto O’Rourke — Biden hasn’t made the trip to Oakland during his visits to Pittsburgh this semester. But he’s not a stranger to Pitt’s campus.

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Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

By The Pitt News Staff
November 7, 2019

YouTube — aside from the shows hosted on the optional, subscription-based YouTube Red sub-platform — is completely free to watch, which is great for college students who are ballin’ on a budget, can’t afford cable or don’t have access to streaming. Here are some of our favorite channels.

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Editorial: Pittsburgh voters will be unfairly blamed if parks don’t improve after tax increase

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
November 10, 2019

The actual plan for park improvement is vague, and if the new tax doesn’t cultivate change in parks, Pittsburgh voters could be blamed. But they shouldn’t be.

Opinion | Break out the bowties: your clothing habits are reflective of your mental health

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist
November 10, 2019

Many stressors can pick away at a person’s mental health, but an unexpected factor may just be lurking in our own closets. And it’s not skeletons.

Satire | November Horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist
November 7, 2019

The stars have excitement in store for everyone this November.

Weekend Sports Recap: Men’s soccer, Volleyball make history

By Dalton Miller, for the Pitt News
November 10, 2019

Pitt athletics put together a solid weekend, with the wrestling and volleyball teams picking up big wins, while both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams sank in their meets. Volleyball continued its conference match winning streak and wrestling opened its dual meet season with a convincing win.

Panthers fall victim to post-FSU hangover, Nicholls, 75-70

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor
November 9, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball fell victim to a post-Florida State hangover and lost 75-70 to Nicholls State on Saturday afternoon. Now, Jeff Capel and his squad are forced to revisit their preseason mantra before a road contest with Robert Morris.

Better know a non-conference opponent: Nicholls State

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor
November 8, 2019

Get to know Pitt’s first non-conference opponent of the season — the plucky, up-and-coming Nicholls State Colonels — before Saturday's game.

Vlogger David Dobrik brings YouTube to the WPU

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor
November 7, 2019

A packed room of excited students cheered and applauded as a 23-year-old man in a Pitt sweatshirt and baseball cap emerged from a back door. While he looked the part, he wasn’t another regular Pitt student — this was David Dobrik, one of the most recognizable people on the internet.

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Pitt alum Theresa Baughman showcases work from Arctic Circle expedition

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer
November 7, 2019

An electrifying blue light shines on the entryway of Late Space, a quaint art gallery on Penn Avenue in Garfield. Within, visitors peruse the abstract line drawings and photographs of glaciers and Arctic waters hanging on the walls. Miscellaneous works of art, like an iceberg sculpture and audio recordings, are scattered around the room.

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Pitt community gathers to share their six-word stories

By Maggie Young, Contributing Editor
November 6, 2019

About 15 people gathered Monday afternoon in the Amy E. Knapp room on the ground floor of Hillman Library for Six Word Stories: an Interactive Exhibit.

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Old News: A history of Joe Biden’s visits to Pitt

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor
November 8, 2019

Unlike other 2020 contenders — including Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and recent dropout Beto O’Rourke — Biden hasn’t made the trip to Oakland during his visits to Pittsburgh this semester. But he’s not a stranger to Pitt’s campus.

Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

By The Pitt News Staff
November 7, 2019

YouTube — aside from the shows hosted on the optional, subscription-based YouTube Red sub-platform — is completely free to watch, which is great for college students who are ballin’ on a budget, can’t afford cable or don’t have access to streaming. Here are some of our favorite channels.

Oakland Outlook: Finding love on TinderU

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer
November 7, 2019

It’s strange to me that so many of us Pitt students look for love while in college. The very natures of each contradict, love and college, as the former portends permanence and the latter is itself a liminal space, something from which we (are intended to) move on.

Photos: Pitt Program Council Sponsors Fall Fest

By Hannah Heisler | October 13, 2019

October 13, 2019

With the help of Pittsburgh native and rap star Wiz Khalifa, the Oakland Zoo gets hyped up for the 2019/20 Men's and Women's basketball season. Guest appearances from Pittsburgh Steelers players James Conner, Ryan Shazier, and Juju Smith-Schuster!

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