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Pitt holds first online Admitted Students Day

Pitt holds first online Admitted Students Day

By Maggie Young, Contributing Editor

April 1, 2020

With the shift to a world online, OAFA has shifted as well. The office continues to connect with incoming students through programs like online advising and a virtual Admitted Students Day while employees work from home.

European staycation: Choral groups grappling after cancelled performance tours

European staycation: Choral groups grappling after cancelled performance tours

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Women’s Choral Ensemble is one of three Pitt choral groups that have cancelled plans to perform in Europe this spring and summer due to COVID-19

Redemption and Rosie O’Grady’s: Pitt’s 2008 Big East Title from the stands

Redemption and Rosie O’Grady’s: Pitt’s 2008 Big East Title from the stands

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

New York has a distinctive basketball culture. It is blue-collar, born from pick-up games on blacktops and manifested through moxie. So when the Big East basketball tournament moved to New York City in 1983, member teams embraced the natural fit — and no one embodied the host city’s gritty personality more than the 2008 Pitt Panthers.

April Fools Edition | Local mother takes walks to escape children

April Fools Edition | Local mother takes walks to escape children

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

March 31, 2020

A local mother went on three neighborhood walks yesterday after her children got on her last nerves.

SGB announces Student Emergency Assistance Fund

SGB announces Student Emergency Assistance Fund

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

March 31, 2020

Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown announced the launch of the Student Emergency Assistance Fund at the board’s Tuesday night online meeting.

Editorial: Top 10 positive things going on right now

Editorial: Top 10 positive things going on right now

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 31, 2020

With all the depressing news of the last month or two, we’re almost certain you’ve been missing out on some of the good things that have happened.

The Quarantine Cookbook: The perfect black bean and its uses

The Quarantine Cookbook: The perfect black bean and its uses

By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor

March 31, 2020

The secrets of beans. (You really do have to soak them overnight.)

Cleaning house: Pitt tosses, stores student belongings to prepare facilities for COVID-19 fight

Cleaning house: Pitt tosses, stores student belongings to prepare facilities for COVID-19 fight

By Jon Moss, News Editor

March 31, 2020

Pitt is cleaning and sanitizing several facilities around campus in an effort to make them available for the Pittsburgh medical community in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, though the process has not gone off without a hitch.

Former Pitt DE Hendrix signs with Steelers

Former Pitt DE Hendrix signs with Steelers

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Former Pitt defensive end Dewayne Hendrix has signed with the hometown Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced Monday afternoon.

The Outbreak | Getting off in the time of coronavirus

The Outbreak | Getting off in the time of coronavirus

By Genna Edwards, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Several weeks into quarantine, Genna Edwards has turned away from Netflix and towards another modern — or, well, classical — sin.

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