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GALLERY: Retro Oakland: taking a look at Oakland’s past

GALLERY: Retro Oakland: taking a look at Oakland’s past

By The Pitt News Staff

May 29, 2017


Filed under Archives, Culture, Specials / Newstudentguide2016, Uncategorized, Visual

From the Great Fire of 1845 that destroyed all of Pitt’s buildings to the demolition of Forbes Field to the 2017 removal of asbestos in the Hillman Library, Pitt has had a tumultuous past. And as Pitt students, it’s important we know about the university we attend — to know that our school used to...

Both worlds

Both worlds

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July 7, 2015


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Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon in season 3 of Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

Colorful looks

Colorful looks

By Courtesy of I Made It! Market Facebook page

July 7, 2015


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Last year's SouthSide Works Exposed featured local artist and vendors.

“Lawrenceville”

“Lawrenceville”

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July 7, 2015


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Elizabeth Rudnick's "Lawrenceville" from her "Dumpsters" collection echoes Warhol's contemporary style.

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June 30, 2015


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Cast of characters

Cast of characters

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June 30, 2015


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Directed by 2010 Pitt grad Ace Yilma, the cast of "The Recall" consistent mainly of local Pittsburgh alumni.

“If I only had a heart”

“If I only had a heart”

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June 30, 2015


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Toby Fraley's Robot Repair will open at the Pittsburgh International Airport this September.

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June 27, 2015


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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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A confederate soldier raises the Confederate battle flag above his tent.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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A Confederate soldier smokes his pipe after a long day of fighting.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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The Union troops were unable to take the Confederate position and had to retreat, ending the battle.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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The Confederate forces inflicted heavy casualties on the Union troops from their position on the high ground.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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Union and Confederate forces clashed at Hartwood Acres during the reenactment of the Battle of Cumberland Church.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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An injured Union soldier makes the long march back to camp.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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The Union infantry troops fire a salvo at the confederate line.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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The Union artillery fires a barrage to start the Battle of Cumberland Church.

Unbearable

Unbearable

By TNS

June 27, 2015


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Amanda Seyfried, left, plays the role of a fledgling lawyer tasked with saving Ted's annulled marriage in "Ted 2."

Black, gold and white

Black, gold and white

By Courtesy of the "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" Facebook page

June 25, 2015


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While they were in Pittsburgh, author Jesse Andrews threw the ceremonial first pitch at PNC Park for the June 15 Pirates game.

Explicit content

Explicit content

By Courtesy of A$AP Worldwide

June 24, 2015


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A$AP Rocky's second studio album dropped unexpectedly on May 25.

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June 23, 2015


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Menagerie of museum-goers

Menagerie of museum-goers

By Courtesy of the Mattress Factory

June 23, 2015


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Patrons attended the Mattress Factory's Urban Garden Party dressed as Madonnas, Medusas and Mickey Mouses.

First challenge

First challenge

By Pitt News File Photo

June 23, 2015


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Pat Narduzzi's handling of Tyler Boyd's situation will be a crucial indicator of what to expect from the new head coach moving forward

It’s complicated

It’s complicated

By TNS

June 19, 2015


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Due a surprising number of detractors, Cleveland Cavaliers' star LeBron James sports a complicated legacy.

Just what the Docter ordered.

Just what the Docter ordered.

By TNS

June 16, 2015


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A scene from "Inside Out" showing Anger, from left, (Lewis Black) Joy (Amy Poehler) and Disgust (Mindy Kaling).

“I still get jealous”

“I still get jealous”

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 16, 2015


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Nick Jonas showed up late to Pride in the Street, but that didn't stop his passionate performance.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Iceburgh makes an appearance on June 14 at the Pride March downtown.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Volunteers carry the six color flag, which was handmade in Pittsburgh, down Fifth Avenue during the Pride March on June 14.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Malik Hawkins from Penn Hills faces off with an anti gay protestor outside Pride in the Street on June 13.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Drag queen VyVyan Vyxn accepts tips from fans during Ready Set Pride on June 7.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Drag queen Annasteezia tells the audience what PRIDE means to her at Ready Set Pride on June 7.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Dancers filled the 5800 block of Ellsworth Avenue for Ready Set Pride on June 7.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Jesse Dubin, a rising Pitt senior Spanish major, carries the pride flag down Ellsworth Avenue during Ready Set Pride on June 7..

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Nick Jonas and the audience photographer each other at Pride in the Street on June 13.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Nick Jonas took the stage at Pride in the Street on June 13 just a few hours after performing in New York City. His appearance was arranged just days before after Iggy Azalea withdrew from the event.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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After Iggy Azalea withdrew from the Pride in the Street concert, Roots Pride still protested the event chanting "Bigger than Iggy, Delta's got to go." 

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 14, 2015


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Roots Pride protested Pride in the Street organizer Delta Foundation on June 13.

Nasreen Harun

Nasreen Harun

By Theo Schwarz /Visual Editor

June 9, 2015


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Nasreen Harun replaced Graeme Meyer as SGB President. 

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June 3, 2015


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Stop, drop and roll

Stop, drop and roll

By TNS

May 28, 2015


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Dwayne Johnson as Ray and Carla Gugino as Emma in the action thriller "San Andreas."

Talk to the hand

Talk to the hand

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 28, 2015


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Pitt Arts lets students experience all kinds of culture, from musicals to museums.

You break it, you buy it

You break it, you buy it

By Theodore Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 28, 2015


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Last year's festival featured quirky, colorful pieces from local artists.

Where to use your Panther Card

Where to use your Panther Card

By Alex Ryan / Production Manager

May 28, 2015


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Animal farm

Animal farm

By Meghan Sunners / Staff Photographer

May 28, 2015


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Giant, bright animal statues take over Pittsburgh's East Liberty.

National pride

National pride

By Courtesy of Sang C. Park

May 28, 2015


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Bruhns said that the room's decor will "keep out Western influence."

You break it, you buy it.

You break it, you buy it.

By Theodore Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 28, 2015


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Last year's festival featured a medley of one-of-a-kind art.

Pre-med burdens

Pre-med burdens

By Katelyn Binetti / Staff Illustrator

May 28, 2015


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Pickett (over the) fences

Pickett (over the) fences

By Meghan Sunners / Senior Staff Photographer

May 28, 2015


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In 2015, Shelby Pickett thrived in her first year at Pitt, batting .356 and launching seven home runs.

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May 26, 2015


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So close, yet so far

So close, yet so far

By IMDb

May 26, 2015


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Ronald Cyler II as Earl and Thomas Mann as Greg in "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl."

Time lapse

Time lapse

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 26, 2015


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Filming for "American Ninja Warrior" continued through Friday night into Saturday morning.

Opposites attract

Opposites attract

By Courtesy of "The Flash"'s Facebook page.

May 26, 2015


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The Flash and the Reverse-Flash face off in a comic universe.

Big New World

Big New World

By TNS

May 26, 2015


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Alonzo Nelson-Ododa (33) and two other new frontcourt members will be key to Pitt's potential to bounce back after a disappointing 2014-2015 season.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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Bobby Zheng and Katie Liu of Oakland play on the cannon in front of Soldiers & Sailors on Memorial Day.

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May 25, 2015


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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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Larry Anderson of Wilkinsburg performs with the 6th regiment of the United States Colored Troops. The USCT 6th regiment reenacts the roles of African American soldiers during the Civil War.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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Robert Gale, World War II veteran and former Pitt Professor of American Literature, leaves the auditorium of Soldiers & Sailors after paying respects to his fellow veterans.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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David Deffner, chalk artist of the Pittsburgh Zoo $ PPG Aquarium, leaves a message of thanks for the veterans of Pittsburgh on the sidewalk in front of Soldiers & Sailors.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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Linnea Cavanaugh helps Matthew Frenz feed her macaw Stanley on the Soldiers and Sailors lawn.

John McCabe, President & CEO of Soldiers & Sailors

John McCabe, President & CEO of Soldiers & Sailors

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum hosted its annual Memorial Day celebration on Monday to honor the 293 veterans from Pennsylvania who have been killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As part of the celebration, Soldiers and Sailors displayed John J. Pinder’s Medal of Honor. Pinder...

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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Pat Andrews from Verona takes in an exhibit on women's roles in the Civil War.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 25, 2015


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Rick Hall whips up a batch of kettle corn.

WOTS- Summer in Oakland

May 22, 2015


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‘En plein air’

‘En plein air’

By Courtesy of Ric Evans

May 19, 2015


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Ron Donoughe captured Pittsburgh's 90 neighborhoods in his realistic artworks.

Live for the applause

Live for the applause

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 19, 2015


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Celebrations abound at ArtAttack Pittsburgh.

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May 19, 2015


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Addicted to technology

Addicted to technology

By Courtney Linder / Opinions Editor

May 19, 2015


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Max and Furiosa on Fury Road

Max and Furiosa on Fury Road

By TNS

May 14, 2015


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Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron star in the film "Mad Max: Fury Road."

Just dill

Just dill

By TNS

May 13, 2015


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Picklesburgh will feature a giant pickle-shaped Heinz balloon.

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May 12, 2015


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What For?

What For?

By Courtesy of Carpark Records

May 12, 2015


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"So carry yourself on/With the reason for today"

#NOWSEETHIS

#NOWSEETHIS

By Chris Estes / For The Pitt News

May 12, 2015


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A visual music performance at the #NOWSEETHIS party.

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May 5, 2015


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Pop-up equality

Pop-up equality

By Courtesy of Elana Schlenker

May 5, 2015


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Light shines through the pop-up shop window.

A backward look.

A backward look.

By Courtesy of HBO

May 5, 2015


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Kurt Cobain, a frame from "Montage of Heck."

“I’m a firecracker”

“I’m a firecracker”

By Courtesy of Odd Future Records

May 5, 2015


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Tyler, The Creator's new album, 'Cherry Bomb.'

Students rally in Schenley Plaza

Students rally in Schenley Plaza

By Emily Klenk / Staff Photographer

May 4, 2015


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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 3, 2015


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Carl Hayson, from Sewickley, cools off in the mist from a fire hydrant after finishing the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 3, 2015


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Runners celebrate as they cross the finish line of the Pittsburgh Marathon, May 3, 2015.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 3, 2015


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Event staff help Sonya Kowalczyk of Chapel Hill to her feet after she collapsed less than 100ft from the finish line, May 3, 2015.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 3, 2015


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Anton Namit, from Jersey City, sprints the last stretch of the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 3, 2015


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Runners make their way uphill on Forbes Ave during the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 3, 2015


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Linda Avery, from South Park, runs down Forbes Avenue in the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

May 3, 2015


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Runners pass in front of Cathy during the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon.

Pitt announces Scott Barnes as new athletic director

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer

April 24, 2015


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This summer, a new regime will take charge of Pitt athletics.Pitt introduced former Utah State University athletic director Scott Barnes as its new athletic director at a press conference on Friday. He will start in his new role on July 1. Barnes had served in the same capacity at Utah State since March 20...

Pitt reportedly tabs Utah State’s Barnes as new athletic director

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

April 23, 2015


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After a four-month process, Pitt has found its new athletic director.According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the school has hired Utah State University’s current athletic director Scott Barnes to the same position. An official announcement is expected Friday.Barnes, a former basketball player at Fresno State University, has ser...

Bong water

Bong water

By Theodore Schwarz / Visual Editor

April 19, 2015


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Busted

Busted

By New Line

April 19, 2015


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Flying high

Flying high

By Cartoon Network

April 19, 2015


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April 19, 2015


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April 19, 2015


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Pot Edition 2015 banner

Pot Edition 2015 banner

April 19, 2015


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April 16, 2015


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Baby Baller

Baby Baller

By Sam Riche / TNS

April 16, 2015


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Duke center Jahlil Okafor (15) is just another example of a player who could have gone straight to the pros if the NBA hadn't changed its eligibility policy.

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April 15, 2015


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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

By TNS

April 15, 2015


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Domhnall Gleeson in 'Ex Machina'

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