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Polish festival kicks off Christmas celebrations

Polish festival kicks off Christmas celebrations

November 12, 2019

“Ford v. Ferrari:” not your average sports movie

“Ford v. Ferrari:” not your average sports movie

November 11, 2019

In the same way that “Joker” is a comic book movie made with all the trappings of the types of films we’ve come to expect around awards season, “Ford v Ferrari” is a sports movie that is shot, acted and scored like an Oscar-bait film.

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Panthers spoil RMU stadium opening in 71-57 win
Pitt researcher helps discover smallest known black hole
Man flees Bruegger’s after attempted robbery

What's the deal with these new Starship food robots? Let's see what some students think.

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Old News: A history of Joe Biden’s visits to Pitt

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor
November 8, 2019

Unlike other 2020 contenders — including Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and recent dropout Beto O’Rourke — Biden hasn’t made the trip to Oakland during his visits to Pittsburgh this semester. But he’s not a stranger to Pitt’s campus.

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Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

By The Pitt News Staff
November 7, 2019

YouTube — aside from the shows hosted on the optional, subscription-based YouTube Red sub-platform — is completely free to watch, which is great for college students who are ballin’ on a budget, can’t afford cable or don’t have access to streaming. Here are some of our favorite channels.

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Opinion | End the trade war, but don’t let China off the hook

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist
1:02 am

Trump should look for another solution if he hopes to constructively punish Chinese policies that have reduced competition.

Editorial: Harvard Crimson didn’t do anything wrong with ICE

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
November 12, 2019

The response from the student body shows a frankly concerning lack of media literacy that must be addressed.

Opinion | Mary Cain’s story exemplifies a larger problem in female running culture

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor
November 11, 2019

It was primarily members of the running community who knew the name Mary Cain — until last week. Runners knew her as the girl who became a professional athlete before even graduating high school, and at age 18, moved to Portland to train with the Nike Oregon Project and Alberto Salazar upon high school graduation. At age 17, Cain became the youngest athlete to ever make a 1500-meter running final...

Waiver Wire Weekly: As injury bug exits, playoff push enters

By Adin Link, Staff Writer
12:10 am

Ten weeks have come and gone in the fantasy season and with so few matchups left in the fantasy season, every move from here on out is crucial.

Narduzzi praises UNC’s Brown, criticizes scheduling conflict

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer
November 12, 2019

Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi gave his weekly press conference on Monday afternoon, discussing the challenges UNC presents while also lamenting the timing of Thursday night's game.

Second-half comeback fuels Panthers’ first win, 81-73, over CCSU

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer
November 12, 2019

Pitt women’s basketball won its home opener in dramatic fashion Monday night, coming back from a 19-point deficit in the second half to beat Central Connecticut State.

Polish festival kicks off Christmas celebrations

By MJ LaRocque, Staff Writer
November 12, 2019

The smell of sauerkraut and fried dough filled the air of the first floor of the Cathedral of Learning, kicking off Polish Christmas celebrations. The Polish Festival — hosted by the Polish Nationality Room and other Polish community organizations — took place last Sunday. The event included polka music, a choir performance, polka dancing and a variety of food and gift vendors, bringing students...

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“Ford v. Ferrari:” not your average sports movie

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer
November 11, 2019

In the same way that “Joker” is a comic book movie made with all the trappings of the types of films we’ve come to expect around awards season, “Ford v Ferrari” is a sports movie that is shot, acted and scored like an Oscar-bait film.

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Vlogger David Dobrik brings YouTube to the WPU

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor
November 7, 2019

A packed room of excited students cheered and applauded as a 23-year-old man in a Pitt sweatshirt and baseball cap emerged from a back door. While he looked the part, he wasn’t another regular Pitt student — this was David Dobrik, one of the most recognizable people on the internet.

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Old News: A history of Joe Biden’s visits to Pitt

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor
November 8, 2019

Unlike other 2020 contenders — including Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and recent dropout Beto O’Rourke — Biden hasn’t made the trip to Oakland during his visits to Pittsburgh this semester. But he’s not a stranger to Pitt’s campus.

Weekend Watchlist: YouTube channels

By The Pitt News Staff
November 7, 2019

YouTube — aside from the shows hosted on the optional, subscription-based YouTube Red sub-platform — is completely free to watch, which is great for college students who are ballin’ on a budget, can’t afford cable or don’t have access to streaming. Here are some of our favorite channels.

Oakland Outlook: Finding love on TinderU

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer
November 7, 2019

It’s strange to me that so many of us Pitt students look for love while in college. The very natures of each contradict, love and college, as the former portends permanence and the latter is itself a liminal space, something from which we (are intended to) move on.

November 12, 2019

What's the deal with these new Starship food robots? Let's see what some students think.

Photos: Pitt Program Council Sponsors Fall Fest

By Hannah Heisler | October 13, 2019

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