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SGB: Students address ENS messaging system
West Nile Virus takes a bite out of Pittsburgh
Record-setting Valerie Daigneault leads Pitt’s pool-dwellers

Fourth annual leadership retreat teaches women’s empowerment

In the United States, more than half of college students are women — and Pitt is taking an active role to prepare these students to become the leaders of tomorrow. Ninety female undergraduate students...

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is something special with student efforts

William Shakespeare is known for his wordy, esoteric scripts that can be difficult for most to understand in this day and age. Despite this challenge, the student actors in Pitt’s theatre arts department...

Pitt poised to win first ACC Championship

The Pittsburgh Panthers (6-4, 5-1 ACC) demolished the Virginia Tech Hokies in a record-setting senior night at Heinz Field Saturday evening. Pitt racked up a monstrous 654 yards total, the most in school...

Young America’s Foundation threatens lawsuit against Pitt over Ben Shapiro security fee
Local entrepreneurs discuss future of small businesses
SGB addresses student voting issues, campus improvements

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Editorial: Peduto to release Amazon bid: too little, too late

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
1:02 am

Peduto will release Pittsburgh’s Amazon headquarters bid on Thursday, but he should have done that a lot earlier. Pittsburgers deserve to know about major, local economic developments.

Trump’s transgender policies disregard science, human rights

By Sandy Fairclough, Staff Columnist
12:59 am

The transgender community won’t be silenced by the Trump administration's transphobic policies.

Eating to help the environment

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist
November 13, 2018

A recent U.N. report on climate change shows we have only a couple of decades before we feel the serious effects of global warming. It’s more crucial now than ever to make environmentally conscious decisions — and those start on your plate.

YSU Penguins freeze Pitt women’s basketball, 64-55

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer
12:50 am

The Pitt women’s basketball team dropped fell to 1-2 Tuesday evening, shooting just 35 percent from the field in a 64-55 loss to YSU.

Take 5: Bell, Butler, Brees

By The Pitt News Staff
12:30 am

Does Pitt football deserve to be ranked? Did Le’Veon Bell make the right decision? Our staff answers these questions and more in this week’s Take 5.

Jewish athletes at Pitt reflect on Tree of Life shooting

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor
12:15 am

The morning of Oct. 27 seemed like just another Saturday for Pitt’s swimming and diving coach and his two Jewish swimmers. But an evil act quickly turned it into anything but.

Polish Fest brings food and fellowship to Oakland

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor
November 13, 2018

At the annual Polish Fest on Nov. 11 in the Cathedral of Learning, guests could indulge in food, music and even fortune-telling.

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Top soul-warming drinks that aren’t pumpkin spice

By The Pitt News Staff
November 7, 2018

Want to branch out from the pumpkin spice trend? Check out our guide to other fall beverages to warm the soul.

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Don’t stop him now: Rami Malek shines in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

By Darren Campuzano, Staff Writer
November 7, 2018

Despite some mixed reviews, “Bohemian Rhapsody” was not a flop. Lead actor Rami Malek stole the show as Queen rock legend Freddie Mercury.

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By Elise Lavallee, Digital Manager
October 10, 2018

This page was made possible in part by a grant from Year of Pitt Global. At the age of 21, Alyssa Martinec boarded a plane to Shanghai, embarking on her second trip to China. This time, she was going to conduct research about air quality and the system justification theory. “Environmental issues are extremely global,” Martinec said. “The most obvious examples being climate change and water and air pollution. These issues transcend national borders.” After graduating high school,...

Exploring the Boot with Grace: <br> Embrace your inner tourist

By Grace McGinness, Columnist, Blogger
September 25, 2018

Since I have arrived in Florence, the problem of tourists has been a main point of conversation with my professors. Tourists stand in the road and mess up traffic, they don’t know how to speak any Italian or adhere to any of the local customs, they don’t take the time to appreciate anything that they see here.

What are the odds: Making a comeback after losses in Ohio State vs. TCU game

By Colin Martin, Blogger
September 20, 2018

In this week's "What are the odds" blog, blogger Colin Martin examines his losses and how he can make a comeback in the upcoming games. He offers an analysis of each game in college football, providing spreads, over/under numbers and bet suggestion.

GALLERY: Pitt Panthers defeat Virginia Tech Hokies, 52-22

By TPN Staff | November 10, 2018

Pitt Panthers defeat Virginia Tech Hokies, 52-22, during their last home game of the season Nov. 10.

October 29, 2018

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