The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

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 • 4:06 pm
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.
Proposal for Bigelow Boulevard.
Six on-campus construction projects to know about this fall
By Bella Markovitz, Staff Writer • 11:00 am
For any new or returning students, it’s always helpful to know what is going on and what changes to look out for on campus.
Opinion | A review of Pitt transportation methods
Opinion | A review of Pitt transportation methods
By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist • August 6, 2022
As someone who grew up in a town where public transportation was not very prevalent and has now used much transportation during my two years at Pitt, here is my take on transportation at Pitt.
A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation
A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation
By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer • August 5, 2022
This upcoming year will mark the fourth consecutive school year affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, communities have rapidly adapted to changing recommendations.
The big names: people to know at Pitt
The big names: people to know at Pitt
By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer • August 4, 2022
Let’s face it, these first few weeks on campus are likely to be a whirlwind. Right now students are more worried about getting IDs, figuring out where classes are and making friends than remembering a name they briefly heard at orientation.
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 • August 4, 2022
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. 
Pitt ultimate frisbee players.
‘En Sabah Nur’: Pitt men's ultimate frisbee and its continued national success
By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer • 11:54 am
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.
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
Radisav Vidic, left, Ritesh Pawar and Zheiwei “Joey” Zhang working on the pilot-scale MD system in Texas.
Pitt Engineering develops new process to recycle oil and gas wastewater
By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer • July 15, 2022
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.
Governor signs appropriation for Pitt funding into law
By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor • July 12, 2022
Opinion | How to take care of your body in college
Opinion | How to take care of your body in college
By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist
Opinion | Every Swiftie knows all too well the pain of loving ‘Better Than Revenge’
Opinion | Every Swiftie knows all too well the pain of loving ‘Better Than Revenge’
By Anna Ehlers, Contributing Editor
Opinion | It’s okay to hate your birth control options — even right now
Opinion | It’s okay to hate your birth control options — even right now
By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Columnist
Head coach Pat Narduzzi at Pitt footballs first practice of training camp on Monday.
‘Going hunting ourselves’: Panthers look to prove they’re more than one-hit-wonders
By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor
Narduzzi and the Panthers began their hunt for another championship on Monday as the team had its first practice of training camp. Narduzzi said the Panthers will carry 110 players during this year’s training camp, in accordance with NCAA rules. 
Acrisure Stadium, formerly called Heinz Field, in North Shore.
ESPN’s College Gameday to hold show in Pittsburgh ahead of Backyard Brawl
By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor
Pitt announced on Thursday that ESPN’s well known College Gameday show will host its weekly show in Pittsburgh ahead of the Backyard Brawl. This is the first time College Gameday will host its show in Pittsburgh since 2005.
Pittsburgh Pirates Jason Delay (61) runs after batting during the fifth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday in Miami.
Column | Pirates set up for future success barring more brutal trades
By David Scott, For The Pitt News
The Pirates haven’t done much to inspire hope in their fans in recent years. The team hasn’t made the postseason since 2015 and has only finished with an above .500 record once during that time. While the team is currently well out of playoff contention in 2022, the Pirates are beginning to show signs of life.
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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Inside of an operating room during a surgery.
Pitt researchers discuss operating room sustainability practices
By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer • July 22, 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 | How to take care of your body in college
Opinion | How to take care of your body in college
By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist • August 3, 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