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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Five things you can do to survive the first week of school
Five things you can do to survive the first week of school
By Serena Garcia, Staff Writer • 9:00 am
The first week of college can be hard, especially being a first-year. Being in a new city with new people can be scary, so here are five things you can do to survive the first week of school.
Celeste Lintz resigned from Student Government Board.
SGB board member resigns ahead of fall semester
By Allison Radziwon, News Editor • 12:27 am
Student Government Board member Celeste Lintz announced her resignation from the board in a Tuesday Instagram post.
Opinion | Good eats in Oakland
Opinion | Good eats in Oakland
By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Columnist • August 11, 2022
rom Pitt’s cult classic Oakland joints to any number of the conveniently accessible places on Forbes, these are restaurants that you, Pitt students, should know about.
Roots Natural Kitchen on Forbes Avenue.
Staff Picks: Favorite Dining Spots on Campus
By The Pitt News Staff August 11, 2022
Welcome to campus! Whether you’re a nervous freshman or returning student, the choice of food on campus is endless and sometimes intimidating. With so many options to choose from, we wanted to let you know our staff’s favorite dining spots that you can try out and hopefully make one of your favorites too.
Pitt graduate student Therese Pitman (6).
Former Panther Therese Pitman aims to help college athletes in new role with NCAA
By Zack Gibney, Senior Staff Writer • August 10, 2022
After five years of playing college lacrosse, Pitt defender Therese Pitman brings just that to her new internship with the NCAA. With a firsthand understanding of the student-athlete experience, Pitman looks to shine a light on issues plaguing student-athletes across the country.
‘Variety of meal options’: Dining with a meal plan at Pitt
‘Variety of meal options’: Dining with a meal plan at Pitt
By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor • August 9, 2022
Andrew Klepeis, a rising junior politics and philosophy major, said it’s important for students to familiarize themselves with meal planning options at Pitt to get the most out of a meal plan.
Pitt graduate student guard Nelly Cummings (0).
‘Win above all else’: Nelly Cummings looks to put his hometown team back on the map
By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer • 9:07 am
At every level, Cummings has enjoyed plenty of success, and one thing is for sure — he’s willing to work and make sure that continues at his hometown school.
Proposal for Bigelow Boulevard.
Six on-campus construction projects to know about this fall
By Bella Markovitz, Staff Writer • August 8, 2022
A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation
A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation
By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer • August 5, 2022
The big names: people to know at Pitt
The big names: people to know at Pitt
By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer • August 4, 2022
Opinion | First-year girls should be wary of the ‘Red Zone’
Opinion | First-year girls should be wary of the ‘Red Zone’
By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, Staff Columnist
Opinion | It’s okay to spend time alone in college
Opinion | It’s okay to spend time alone in college
By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor
Opinion | A review of Pitt transportation methods
Opinion | A review of Pitt transportation methods
By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist
Senior defensive lineman Habakkuk Baldonado at Pitt footballs first practice of training camp on Monday.
Panthers ranked No. 16 in USA Today’s AFCA Coaches’ Poll
By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor
USA Today released its pre-season American Football Coaches Association Poll on Monday morning and Pitt received its highest ranking to start its season since 2010. Following their most successful season in recent history, the Panthers find themselves ranked No. 16 in the country to start the season.
Pitt ultimate frisbee players.
‘En Sabah Nur’: Pitt men's ultimate frisbee and its continued national success
By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer
Established in 1998 by a group of Pitt students, Pitt men’s ultimate frisbee, coined ‘En Sabah Nur,’ has become a national powerhouse, capturing two national championships and reached the national semifinals last season.
Pitt first year forward Guillermo Diaz Graham (25) practices shooting.
New-look basketball roster looks to make noise in ACC in 2022-23 season
By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer
With eight scholarship spots up for grabs, Capel changed the team’s makeup and brought in a group of players that has reignited optimism and interest around the program. 
Five things to avoid doing your first week of school
Five things to avoid doing your first week of school
By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor
The beginning of your first year means something different for everyone. For some it’s the freedom of being out on their own, for others it’s their first time without their parents or any real adult supervision around. You have to do your own laundry and pay for groceries, and it can be overwhelming. To help, here are five things to avoid doing your first week.
Sidney Flanigan as Autumn in “Never Rarely Sometimes Always.”
5 films about the importance of abortion rights during a post Roe v. Wade world
By Punya Bhasin, Culture Editor
With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the loss of rights and freedoms for all individuals with a uterus have left many people in need of some inspiration and hope. Here are some movies that will help you reflect on the history of Roe v. Wade, the journey of individuals who deal with unplanned pregnancies, and reproductive freedom.
Review | ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ — a comedy without laughter
Review | ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ — a comedy without laughter
By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer
The followup to ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ struggles to capture the magic of its predecessor.


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Student Government Board works to improve undergraduate student experience
Student Government Board works to improve undergraduate student experience
By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer • August 3, 2022
Five things to avoid doing your first week of school
Five things to avoid doing your first week of school
By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor • August 3, 2022
Opinion | First-year girls should be wary of the ‘Red Zone’
Opinion | First-year girls should be wary of the ‘Red Zone’
By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, Staff Columnist • August 10, 2022
Weekend Watchlist | Finals Free-For-All
Weekend Watchlist | Finals Free-For-All
By The Pitt News Staff April 21, 2022
The Queer Corner | The carousel of queer progress
The Queer Corner | The carousel of queer progress
By Rachel Bachy, Senior Staff Writer • April 21, 2022

VIDEO: Food trucks bring Pitt community together for a good cause
April 15, 2022
Quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) looks to throw the ball during the Blue vs. Gold spring football game on Saturday.
Photos: Blue vs. Gold spring football game
By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor • April 10, 2022
VIDEO: Pitt Bike Cave
April 8, 2022