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Pitt club squash making a racquet in Oakland

Pitt club squash making a racquet in Oakland

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Thanks to a couple underclassmen, the sport of squash has gained a foothold at Pitt with the introduction of a club team this fall.

Club football open doors for unfamed footballers in fourth year

Club football open doors for unfamed footballers in fourth year

By Michael Elesinmogun, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Most students on a Tuesday or Thursday night are winding down for the night — but not senior Tyler Spalt. He’s warming up for two hours of full-contact practice ahead of his next football game. But he won’t be playing under the bright lights of Heinz Field on Saturday.

Men’s club basketball makes vengeful return to national championship tournament

Men’s club basketball makes vengeful return to national championship tournament

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Pitt club men’s basketball lost last year’s National Club Basketball Championship Tournament in heartbreaking fashion, blowing a 15-point lead in the final 10 minutes. This year, they return to South Bend with revenge in mind.

Sail to Pitt: PSC thrives on and off campus

Sail to Pitt: PSC thrives on and off campus

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018

Despite the University’s lack of space for boat-based activities, the Pitt Sailing Club is indeed alive and thriving, with a membership of 62 students.

Dance group exhibits Controlled Chaos

Dance group exhibits Controlled Chaos

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018

Controlled Chaos is an on-campus dance group that explores several styles of hip-hop. The group is open to all students on campus, and holds several performances throughout the year.

QC Pitt brings magic to campus Muggles

QC Pitt brings magic to campus Muggles

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

August 26, 2018

QC Pitt, the campus club quidditch team, is very real — and preparing to soar to its first Quidditch World Cup in several years. QC Pitt’s origins stem from several students’ discovery of the sport on YouTube in 2008.

Panther Parkour flips, rolls its way around campus

Panther Parkour flips, rolls its way around campus

By Joanna Li, Senior Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

Members learn how to to roll, precision jump and run up walls as part of Pitt's non-competitive parkour club.

Archery club took a long shot, hit the bullseye

Archery club took a long shot, hit the bullseye

By Stephen Cuddy, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

Over the course of two years, Pitt’s Archery Club has grown into a competitive organization of more than 100 members consisting of a mix of experienced and inexperienced archers.

Pitt Equestrian Club doesn’t horse around

Pitt Equestrian Club doesn’t horse around

By Joanna Li, Senior Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

Members of Pitts' equestrian team travels from Oakland to Allison Park once a week to hone their skills – then perform with a horse they've never met.

Pitt Ultimate Frisbee makes history

Pitt Ultimate Frisbee makes history

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

This weekend in Milwaukee was hot — over 80 degrees in the sun, and hotter on the turf fields of the Uihlein Soccer Park, where the Pitt Ultimate frisbee men’s and women’s teams competed for a shot at their respective national championships. But according to rising fifth-year senior Hafeez Shams,...

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