The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Believe victims even if you don’t like them

Opinion | Believe victims even if you don’t like them

By Delaney Rauscher Adams, Staff Columnist July 12, 2024
Mongeau’s persona as a teen made much of the public quick to overestimate her maturity, and she was never given the same grace as Ko despite their difference in age. Her sexualization directly contributed to this narrative and is in large part why people won’t see this for what it is — a potential crime.
Pitt Swimming’s Claire Jansen completes dream journey to the Olympic trials

Pitt Swimming’s Claire Jansen completes dream journey to the Olympic trials

By Conor Hutchison, Staff Writer July 11, 2024

Hundreds of athletes traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana to race in the Olympic trials for Team USA Swimming for a chance to compete in Paris. Pitt Swimming’s Claire Jansen made the same journey for the...

Newest Pitt professional ready for NBA limelight, but won’t forget Oakland roots

Newest Pitt professional ready for NBA limelight, but won’t forget Oakland roots

By Aidan Kasner, Sports Editor July 11, 2024

With the 2024 NBA draft concluding on June 27, two Pitt players have found new homes in professional settings.  With the 14th pick in the draft, the Portland Trail Blazers selected Carlton “Bub”...

Everyone needs to take a deep breath about Caitlin Clark

Everyone needs to take a deep breath about Caitlin Clark

By Conor Hutchison, Staff Writer July 11, 2024

Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark has found herself in controversy, yet it is not her fault. Any action involving the former college basketball superstar and recent No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA draft...

Opinion | Women pop stars and the pressure to evolve

Opinion | Women pop stars and the pressure to evolve

By Livia LaMarca, Assistant Opinions Editor July 10, 2024
While Swift is a notorious example of the constant evolution female pop stars must endure, there are very few modern female pop stars who escape the same fate as Ms. Taylor Swift.
Sophomore Devin Nugent at a practice on May 31, 2023 ahead of the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Texas.

Panthers succeed at NCAA track and field national championships

By Grace McNally, Staff Writer June 27, 2024

Pitt concluded its outdoor track and field season at the 2024 NCAA outdoor championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Five Panthers traveled to the meet, and all were given the title of Honorable...

Column | First hand experience of a city minutes after winning a championship

Column | First hand experience of a city minutes after winning a championship

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer June 27, 2024

Elation was in the air. They had done it. The Celtics, after 16 years, had won their 18th championship.  I had the privilege of visiting Boston during the NBA Finals, specifically the day of Game 5...

Opinion | Back to Pittsburgh: Pitt student’s vacation back to the Burgh

Opinion | Back to Pittsburgh: Pitt student’s vacation back to the Burgh

By Irene Moran, Staff Columnist June 26, 2024
On June 16, my friend and I took a trip back to Pittsburgh to hang out with some friends and have a good time. We missed the city dearly and knew that this was a good time to visit before we moved into our apartment in August. This visit made me consider staying in Pittsburgh next summer — the summer going into my senior year. 
A passport sits in front of a world map.

Pitt students and alumni win Fulbright awards

By Kyra McCague, Staff Writer June 25, 2024
Fourteen Pitt students and alumni received Fulbright awards for the 2024-25 academic year. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs named Pitt a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for the 2023-24 academic year, a recognition Pitt has earned 9 times since the 2013-14 cycle.
Opinion | What are the songs of this summer?

Opinion | What are the songs of this summer?

By Delaney Rauscher Adams, Staff Columnist June 25, 2024
This summer, I have created the ideal playlist which has proved reliable for almost any situation I need it. Here are some digestible hits that you can play on aux, add to your perfectly curated playlist or check out if you’re looking for good new music.
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