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Aaron Donald enters NFL

Aaron Donald enters NFL

Aaron Donald, with his one-year-old daughter wedged between his biceps, squared up in front of Savoy Restaurant as family members surrounded him to pose for pictures before his big moment.“Certainly,...

Oakland Zoo a creative outlet for fans

Oakland Zoo a creative outlet for fans

When I first enrolled at Pitt, I considered how I would try to “make my mark” at the University. Would I get involved in Greek life, try and hold my own with the Ultimate team or something else?The...

Pitt men’s basketball recruits eager to contribute

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer May 28, 2014

In the last few years, Jamie Dixon has had to bring in larger recruitment classes than he anticipated, and likely wanted to. This has been mostly due to transfers. For his 2014 recruitment class, Dixon...

Freshmen football players join the Panthers

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer 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

By Megan Boyle / Staff Writer 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

By Alex Wise / For The Pitt News 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

By Kevin Wheeler / For The Pitt News 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

By Sean Corrado / Staff Writer 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

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor 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

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor 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...

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