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GALLERY: Goatscaping behind Chevron
Community speaks out against Mercy Hospital expansion
Panthers reminisce on time with Coach Aprile
UPMC Mercy expansion approved after community voices opposition
Big Idea Center brings innovation to Pitt

Board of Trustees unanimously votes to rename Parran Hall

After a long campaign of ballots, petitions, special committees and a recommendation from the chancellor,...

Makers of driverless cars want Congress to free them from state safety standards

Parkland students who survived shooting file federal lawsuit

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Diplomats hustle to prepare for still-uncertain Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Study: Hurricane Maria’s death toll 70 times higher than Puerto Rican officials have reported

Jon Kunitsky and Anna Bongardino

A herd of landscapers – yes, a herd – arrived on campus from HaveUHerd, a Collier County-based goatscaping facility. The goats eat overgrown brush, leaving behind a field prepared for planting.

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August 9, 2018


Train derails near Station Square

By The Pitt News Staff
August 5, 2018

By Kieran Mclean, Staff Writer
August 9, 2018

By Kieran Mclean, Staff Writer
July 18, 2018

5 obsolete jobs we need to bring back

By Kim Rooney, Contributing Editor
July 18, 2018

There’s plenty of best-paying job lists you may feel tempted to pore over. But before you do, consider the careers that fell by the wayside in the past decades or centuries.

City should keep improving bus routes to Downtown for all

By Brian Gentry, Senior Columnist
July 18, 2018

It is vital that the city delivers on its promise to provide quick access to Downtown for the communities that need it most.

Editorial: US caused undue stress over WHO breastfeeding resolution

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
July 11, 2018

When Ecuadorian delegates introduced a resolution at the World Health Assembly in May imploring governments worldwide to encourage breastfeeding and discourage inappropriate promotion of baby formula as a better choice, it was seen by most other countries as uncontroversial and expected to pass quickly. But when American officials politically threatened Ecuador in an effort to strike it down, thousands...

Column: WWE ‘Extreme Rules’ doesn’t bode well for the former Team Xtreme

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer
July 18, 2018

WWE hosted the Extreme Rules pay-per-view at PPG Paints Arena Sunday, and many fans — myself included — weren’t sure how it would go. With Universal Champion Brock Lesnar not even advertised for the show and the WWE Championship in a seemingly throw-away feud, the title outlooks for the show looked bleak.

France wins World Cup

By Ben Zimmer, For The Pitt News
July 18, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup came to a close Sunday as France defeated Croatia 4-2 to claim its second World Cup trophy.

Panthers reminisce on time with Coach Aprile

By Tessa Sayers, For The Pitt News
July 18, 2018

Head coach Holly Aprile announced her resignation from Pitt Softball on Sunday. The announcement comes after the softball team’s most successful season yet, which included the program’s first ACC Coastal Division title in its history.

Artisan Pittsburgh welcomes fans for Jeff Goldblum Day 2018

By Delilah Bourque, Staff Writer
July 18, 2018

Jeff Goldblum is nothing short of a Pittsburgh legend. Die-hard fans of the Homestead native got together on Friday to celebrate the accomplishments of the actor.

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6th annual Deutschtown Music Festival takes over North Side

By Darren Campuzano and Sarah Connor
July 18, 2018

For the sixth year in a row, the Deutschtown Music Festival made noise through Pittsburgh’s North Side. This year, the festival took place over two days — beginning on Friday afternoon and continuing all day Saturday.

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Future Tenant features feminist art in new exhibit

By Jon Kunitsky | Staff Writer
July 11, 2018

A placard awaits guests entering the Future Tenant artist space on Penn Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. “Through their various forms of artistic expression, [these artists] refuse to give in to the burdens of the male gaze. Instead, they yell back at the catcaller,” it reads, welcoming guests to the “I M NOT WITH HIM” art exhibit. Future Tenant — a non-profit organization run by Carnegie...

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GALLERY: Goatscaping behind Chevron

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Videographer | August 9, 2018

A herd of landscapers – yes, a herd – arrived on campus from HaveUHerd, a Collier County-based goatscaping facility. The goats eat overgrown brush, leaving behind a field prepared for planting.

GALLERY: The Week in Antwon Rose Protests

By TPN Staff | June 26, 2018

June 21, 2018  Early Afternoon—Protesters gathered outside the Allegheny County Courthouse in the second major protest against police brutality after Antwon Rose Jr's death on June 19, 2018. Rose Jr and two others were in a car suspected of involvement in a drive-by shooting Tuesday evening. Rose Jr, 17, ran when the car was stopped by police. East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld fatally...

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