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Joe McCarthy, vice provost for undergraduate studies, speaks to students at Tuesday night’s Student Government Board meeting.
SGB discusses in-person class concerns, student org finances pilot
By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer • 2:53 am
A top Pitt administrator praised students at Tuesday’s Student Government Board meeting for their part in minimizing COVID-19 cases last academic year. But students asked questions and raised concerns regarding Pitt’s move on Monday to fully in-person classes.
Pitt football hasn’t won more than eight games in a season since 2009, but this might be the season they end the double-digit win drought, argues senior staff writer Kyle Saxon.
Column | For Pitt football, the next step is right now
By Kyle Saxon, Senior Staff Writer • September 14, 2021
Pitt football hasn’t won more than eight games in a season since 2009, but senior staff writer Kyle Saxon argues this might be the season they end the double-digit win drought. The Tennessee win built momentum, and now is the time to capitalize.
Editorial | Testing unvaccinated students is a costly, unequal alternative to vaccination
Editorial | Testing unvaccinated students is a costly, unequal alternative to vaccination
By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 14, 2021
The current test return rate is below 10% for unvaccinated students, meaning that the testing alternative is essentially useless as a public health tool.
Pitt Ph.D. student Brett Bankson wins Top Chef Amateur competition
Pitt Ph.D. student Brett Bankson wins Top Chef Amateur competition
By Darin Fields, For The Pitt News
For Brett Bankson, a 28 year old Pitt Ph.D. candidate and recent "Top Chef Amateurs" winner, food is a medium in which to interact with other people and the world around us.
Mark Santora, a junior biology and classics major, is the club president of RollPlayers. RollPlayers is an on-campus organization dedicated to playing tabletop role-playing games such as “Dungeons and Dragons.”
Pitt’s gaming clubs gear up for hybrid fall semester
By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer
Pitt’s gaming clubs are back in full-swing this semester. Along with the Urban Gaming Club, Pitt’s gamers can look forward to kicking off th
The first week of fully in-person classes began Monday, after two weeks of an in-person optional format.
Pitt classes return fully in person for first time in 18 months
By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer • 12:18 am
It’s not just your imagination — from “Welsfest” Snapchat stories or a record-breaking number of first years, Pitt’s campus has been much busier lately. The first week of fully in-person classes began Monday, after two weeks of an in-person optional format.
A protest in solidarity with students fighting against the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln took place Tuesday evening in front of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum.
Students protest Fiji fraternity in solidarity with University of Nebraska-Lincoln students
By Natalie Frank, News Editor • 1:07 am
The fallen tree limb on the Cathedral lawn Tuesday evening.
Falling tree limb strikes student on Cathedral lawn
By Natalie Frank, News Editor • September 14, 2021
A total of 7,053 dog tags were strung across the entrance to Soldiers & Sailors starting Sept. 2 and will be up through the end of the month. The dog tags represent American lives lost in the past two decades from conflict overseas after the 9/11 attacks.
Soldiers & Sailors honors lives lost since 9/11 with dog tag memorial
By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer • September 13, 2021
Opinion | Why women should say b—ch more
Opinion | Why women should say b—ch more
By Anna Fischer, For The Pitt News
Kanye West performs at The Museum of Modern Art
Opinion | You’re saved, ‘Donda’ is not a satanic ritual
By Jessica Snyder, For The Pitt News
Opinion | We need to adapt to an already changed climate
Opinion | We need to adapt to an already changed climate
By Talia Spillerman, For The Pitt News


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January 26, 2021

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October 13, 2020

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The first Panthers Forward cohort will see an average 20 percent reduction in their student federal loan debt through the innovative new program. (Aimee Obidzinski/University of Pittsburgh)
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September 2, 2020

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Sen. Bob Casey gave a virtual lecture Monday titled “Disability Policy: Beyond the Pandemic” about the effects of COVID-19 on the disabled community, monitored by Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg.
‘We must do better’: Sen. Bob Casey talks disability policy and COVID-19
By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer • September 14, 2021
Photos: President Joe Biden visits Shanksville
Photos: President Joe Biden visits Shanksville
By Clare Sheedy, Senior Staff Photographer • September 13, 2021
Pittsburgh’s Irish Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary Friday through Sunday with Irish food, dancing and even an area to pet Irish and Celtic dog breeds.
Pittsburgh’s 30th Annual Irish Festival turns Homestead green
By Maria Scanga, Staff Writer • September 13, 2021
Opinion | Why women should say b—ch more
Opinion | Why women should say b—ch more
By Anna Fischer, For The Pitt News • 12:02 am
Opinion | How to use the news to solve problems
Opinion | How to use the news to solve problems
By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist • September 14, 2021
Offbeat | Emma Chamberlain’s “Anything Goes” revolutionizes podcasts
Offbeat | Emma Chamberlain’s “Anything Goes” revolutionizes podcasts
By Jillian Rowan, For The Pitt News • September 13, 2021
Kickin’ The Bucket | Sex and gender in the bones
Kickin’ The Bucket | Sex and gender in the bones
By Millicent Watt, Contributing Editor • September 9, 2021

No. 20 Pitt women’s soccer completed its three-game homestand with a 2-0 victory over the Towson Tigers on a clear Sunday afternoon. They finished their non-conference schedule with a 7-1 record. Pictured is junior forward Landy Mertz dribbling the ball.
Short-handed No. 20 Pitt women’s soccer tops Towson, 2-1, in Sunday matinee
By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer • September 13, 2021
VIDEO: Students on In-Person Classes
September 14, 2021
Photos: President Joe Biden visits Shanksville
Photos: President Joe Biden visits Shanksville
By Clare Sheedy, Senior Staff Photographer • September 13, 2021

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