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Pitt students hit the streets to get Dickinson on the ballot
Editorial: 93 bus line needed on weekends for Pitt populace
College Compass: Planning for a lower-budget spring break
Netflix stars talk “I Am Not Okay With This”

Netflix stars talk “I Am Not Okay With This”

February 19, 2020

The Pitt Film and Media Studies program hosted Sophia Bryant and Richard Ellis, actors from the upcoming Netflix series “I Am Not Okay With This.” The actors answered questions about their experiences during the production of the show.

Catalog of visiting black poets’ work on display in Hillman Library

Catalog of visiting black poets’ work on display in Hillman Library

February 19, 2020

Colorful chapbooks — small collections of poetry centered on a theme — currently line the featured shelves in Hillman’s new African American poetry exhibit.

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Fossil Free kicks off Cathedral sit-in demanding vote on divestment
Fossil Free kicks off Cathedral sit-in demanding vote on divestment
Black History Month events focus on past, present, future of black life
Opinion | Bloomberg undermines and threatens Democratic values
Editorial: Someone is finally telling you the best time to eat a banana

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By the Book: Mirrors, “Hill House” and other ghost stories

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer
February 23, 2020

Any good writer knows a ghost is a metaphor. It is tempting, then, to believe in ghosts so that I might reap the rewards in my essays.

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Weekend Watchlist: Quick binges

By The Pitt News Staff
February 21, 2020

You can make short work of these five shows, streaming on Netflix and Hulu and recommended by our staff.

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Opinion | Bloomberg undermines and threatens Democratic values

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist
February 23, 2020

His obscene personal wealth, deeply troubling political record and corrupt campaign strategy make him one of the largest threats to the integrity of the Democratic Party. 

Editorial: Someone is finally telling you the best time to eat a banana

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
February 20, 2020

O holy yellow banana.

Poetry | Goodwill Mugs

By Lydia Chlpka, Staff Columnist
February 20, 2020

Mugs — not matching — are being used for not-drinking. They hold

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer
February 23, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by a major upset from wrestling and continued steady play from baseball, but both basketball teams continue to struggle. Women’s swim made a splash at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, while softball played just down the road in Greenville.

Pitt baseball stays hot, sweeps Eastern Michigan

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer
February 23, 2020

Pitt baseball played its first three-game series of 2020 over the weekend, sweeping Eastern Michigan in Sanford, Florida, to improve to 6-1 on the season.

Pitt comeback falls short against Virginia, 59-56

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer
February 22, 2020

The defending national champion Virginia Cavaliers earned a road win in the Petersen Events Center Saturday, but a late Panther run made the game come down to the final second.

Netflix stars talk “I Am Not Okay With This”

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer
February 19, 2020

The Pitt Film and Media Studies program hosted Sophia Bryant and Richard Ellis, actors from the upcoming Netflix series “I Am Not Okay With This.” The actors answered questions about their experiences during the production of the show.

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Catalog of visiting black poets’ work on display in Hillman Library

By Brenden Rearick, For The Pitt News
February 19, 2020

Colorful chapbooks — small collections of poetry centered on a theme — currently line the featured shelves in Hillman’s new African American poetry exhibit.

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Pitt Stages production keeps it “Appropriate”

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer
February 19, 2020

“Appropriate,” written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, an American playwright and MacArthur Fellow, and directed by Ricardo Vila-Roger, a professor in Pitt’s Department of Theatre Arts, will premiere Thursday at 8 p.m. and continue through March 1.

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By the Book: Mirrors, “Hill House” and other ghost stories

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer
February 23, 2020

Any good writer knows a ghost is a metaphor. It is tempting, then, to believe in ghosts so that I might reap the rewards in my essays.

Weekend Watchlist: Quick binges

By The Pitt News Staff
February 21, 2020

You can make short work of these five shows, streaming on Netflix and Hulu and recommended by our staff.

Pittchcraft: How I fit spells and rituals into college life

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Writer
February 16, 2020

There are plenty of easy tips and tricks to sneaking some small rituals and Witchy practices into a student’s everyday life.

February 20, 2020

This week, we shared some facts about some of the budget models that Tesla offers, and asked if their moderate price tag makes it tempting to switch to an electric vehicle. What do you think? Would you buy a Tesla? Let us know in the comments section!

February 18, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Clemson Tigers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 72-52 Clemson. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Shot and edited by Knox Coulter, Multimedia Editor Broadcast audio by WPTS

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