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Everything Pitt students need to know about the 2018 midterm elections

The 2018 midterm elections in Pennsylvania take place Nov. 6 — but the number of Pitt students who vote in these elections has traditionally been low. In the 2014 midterm election, only 15 percent...

Weekly Pick ‘em: TPN sports staff makes NBA game predictions

Our TPN sports staff returns in our second edition of Weekly Pick ‘Em, with this week’s slate featuring NBA action while both the Pittsburgh Panthers and Steelers take a break during bye weeks. Last...

What are the odds: Best bets from ACC Football to the NBA

After fall break, your weekly gambling advice is back and better than ever. Yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 18, was our first sports paradox day of the year — all four major U.S. sports leagues had games going...

The core of cider: following the process from tree to mug
Market cited for 14 health violations
Man sentenced to life in prison without parole for murder of Pitt student

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We’re at a crucial crossroads of America’s three major sports, with the NFL entering midseason form while the MLB playoffs and NBA preseason get underway. The Pitt News staff leaves none of these stones unturned as we take a look at storylines from the past week.

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October 3, 2018


Pitt celebrates grand opening of CEC

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Writer
October 19, 2018

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer
12:59 am

By Sarah Shearer and Joanna Li, Contributing Editors
12:45 am

Editorial: Leaving nuclear treaty is a mistake

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
October 21, 2018

The president’s decision to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty not only further confirms the United States’ international reputation as a poor partner, but it also presents a real threat to nuclear disarmament and world security.

Stop colloquializing mental illness

By Kelly Loftus, For The Pitt News
October 21, 2018

Generalizations that trivialize the constant struggle that accompanies life with a mental illness, while also perpetuating stereotypes associated with certain conditions, jeopardize mental health treatment and the progress society has made in taking these issues seriously.

Phones are damaging our mental health

By Cammy Morsberger, For The Pitt News
October 19, 2018

October is Mental Health Awareness month, so it's imperative that we act to unplug our devices and not only enjoy the company of others, but also improve and support our mental well-being.

Pitt women’s soccer loses eighth straight game

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer
October 19, 2018

Although the women’s soccer team lost to the Seminoles, redshirt senior forward Taylor Pryce says the team has seen improvement in performance. “I think the team is getting better,” Pryce said.

Pitt figure skating spins into 2018 competition season

By Tessa Sayers, Staff Writer
October 17, 2018

The Pitt figure skating team is gearing up for its first competition at New York University in November — but just two years ago, there was no team at all.

Take 5: Los Angeles, Le’Veon, no LeBron

By The Pitt News staff
October 17, 2018

As the NFL season nears its halfway point, Los Angeles’ two teams seem to be destined for a cross-city clash, while the Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell continues to divide public opinion.

Hot food on wheels: International Week warms up Pitt

By Shahum Ajmal, Contributing Editor
October 18, 2018

Food trucks are all the rage for DIY festivals, and on Oct. 17, they brought dozens of students to the WPU as a part of the Pitt International Week festivities.

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City of Asylum residents share readings and wisdom at WPU

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor
October 18, 2018

City of Asylum is known for providing a sanctuary for exiled writers. Two of those writers brought their wisdom to campus with a special appearance at WPU.

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33rd annual Reel Q Film Festival brings LGBTQ+ cinema to the ’Burgh

By Siddhi Shockey, Staff Writer
October 16, 2018

For a weekend full of LGBTQ+ themed cinema, film buffs of Pittsburgh headed to the Harris Theater, for the Reel Q LGBT Film Fest.

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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 21, 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.

Take 5: Preseason, playoff, Jared Goff

By The Pitt News Staff | October 3, 2018

We’re at a crucial crossroads of America’s three major sports, with the NFL entering midseason form while the MLB playoffs and NBA preseason get underway. The Pitt News staff leaves none of these stones unturned as we take a look at storylines from the past week.

Take 5: Bills, Baker, Bell

By The Pitt News Staff | September 27, 2018

The NFL gave us a surplus of story lines in a wacky Week 3 with the Patriots struggling, the Browns finally winning and Le’Veon Bell continuing his holdout.

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