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Freshmen football players join the Panthers

May 28, 2014

Pitt football has finished the last two seasons with a combined record of 13-13, so why should fans be optimistic?Coach Paul Chryst’s steady improvement of the football program may not be obvious, but...

Intramural sports an easy way to have fun and keep playing

Intramural sports an easy way to have fun and keep playing
May 28, 2014

Intramural sports are an easy — and free — way to stay active on campus. The recreational atmosphere provides students an environment to enjoy the game, whatever it is, without being overly competitive. “Our...

Freshmen, don’t neglect exercise while on campus

May 28, 2014

You’d never guess it if you looked at me now, but I used to be semi-athletic. I could dunk with ease and I contributed a respectable amount to a few district championship-caliber basketball teams. I...

Column: Students can pursue passions through media outlets

May 28, 2014

I walked into the Petersen Events Center to attend my first Activities Fair in August 2012 as a new Pitt student. A budding psychology major, I was hoping to find my niche in such a big school with so...

Club Sports: Pitt Ultimate loses in national quarterfinals, falls short of goal

Club Sports: Pitt Ultimate loses in national quarterfinals, falls short of goal
May 27, 2014

Marcus Ranii-Dropcho dropped to his knees, buried his head into the dirt and realized that his college Ultimate career had ended.Pitt’s Ultimate team, En Sabah Nur’s attempt to three-peat as national...

Track and Field: Pitt track athlete makes mark in international debut

Track and Field: Pitt track athlete makes mark in international debut
May 27, 2014

When Carvin Nkanata competed at the international level for the first time, he helped set a Kenyan national record. The Pitt sprinter received a late call-up to the Kenyan track and field team last week...

Men’s Basketball: Steven Adams receives NBA rookie honor

May 22, 2014

Former Pitt men’s basketball player Steven Adams has been named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team, the league announced.Adams, who played at Pitt as a freshman during the 2012-2013 season before declaring...

Football: Former Pitt punter gets NFL shot with Atlanta

Football: Former Pitt punter gets NFL shot with Atlanta
May 20, 2014

When he found out that he would be a professional football player, Matt Yoklic and his family were watching TV.It was Saturday evening on May 10. The NFL draft had ended, and the former Pitt punter, his...

Track and Field: Men’s relay team prepares for NCAAs

Track and Field: Men’s relay team prepares for NCAAs
May 20, 2014

The Pitt men’s track and field 4x400 relay team has run rampant over its competition this year and, as its season nears its climax, has no plans of slowing down.This past weekend headlined the sport’s...

Baseball: Pitt makes mark in first ACC season

Baseball: Pitt makes mark in first ACC season
May 20, 2014

Last season, the Pitt baseball team set a program record for wins, so it was only natural that the Panthers would face some regression this year. Between losing two of the team’s best players — catcher...

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