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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

Senior forward Blake Hinson (2) drives to the basket during Saturday evening’s game against Virginia Tech in the Petersen Events Center.

Column | Blake Hinson has pro potential

By Aidan Kasner, Staff Writer 2:37 am

With the NCAA men's basketball season nearing a close, many senior players are hoping to take that next step into professional play. Draft season is in swing, with NBA mock drafts becoming more and more...

Reproductive health products are displayed on a table for the Pittsburgh Reproductive Justice convention.

Student organization hosts reproductive justice convention

By Adrienne Cahillane, Senior Staff Writer 2:29 am
Last week, students and community members hosted the Reproductive Justice Convention to educate students on campus about local reproductive health resources.

Women’s History Month event roundup

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor 2:27 am
In recognition of Women’s History Month, The Pitt News has compiled a list of events throughout March that celebrate and uplift women in the Pittsburgh community.
Drake performs during the Summer Sixteen Tour 2016 in Toronto.

Former Pitt center Jeff McCurley reacts to Drake wearing his jersey

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer 12:53 am

Earlier in February, rap sensation Drake made a stop in Pittsburgh to play for a couple thousand highly anticipated listeners. He performed two sold-out nights at PPG Paints Arena, which was one of the...

Sophomore forward Guillermo Diaz Graham (25) shoots a layup during Saturday evening’s game against Virginia Tech in the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt men’s basketball falls to Clemson in crucial game

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer February 28, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball fell to Clemson 69-62 on Tuesday night in a game that they absolutely had to win in order to earn an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.  Pitt First-year guard Carlton “Bub”...

Members of The Blank Slate, led by President-elect Sarah Mayer (center), celebrate the election results during Student Government Board’s public meeting on Tuesday in Nordy’s Place.

SGB announces election results

By Adrienne Cahillane, Senior Staff Writer February 28, 2024
Student Government Board announced election results for the president and board for next year during its Tuesday meeting in Nordy’s Place.
Opinion | Live-action remakes: Just because we can doesn’t mean we should

Opinion | Live-action remakes: Just because we can doesn’t mean we should

By Thomas Riley, Opinions Editor February 28, 2024
The phenomenon of live-action adaptations consistently failing to meet the standards of their original stories begs the question of why they should even exist at all.
A T-shirt displays the logo for the 2024 Pitt Day of Giving.

Pitt Day of Giving raises $2.4M, a slight increase from last year

By Abby Lipold and Ryleigh Lord February 28, 2024
Pitt’s eighth annual Day of Giving took place on Tuesday, Feb. 27. 11,472 donors participated and raised $2,466,611.
Panelist Jenna Barkey at Pitt ASL Club’s “Deaf Patients Perspective” event on Monday in Lawrence Hall.

ASL Club hosts ‘Deaf Patient’s Perspective’ event

By Emma Hannan, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

Video Remoting Interpreting allows deaf individuals to communicate verbally using translating technology and is commonly used in health care settings. Although Jenna Barkey said she’s preferred an in-person...

Shamelessly Compiled | The Art of Rereading Books

Shamelessly Compiled | The Art of Rereading Books

By Belle O'Hara, Staff Writer February 27, 2024
In this edition of Shamelessly Compiled, staff writer Belle O’Hara reflects on her original disdain for rereading books to then learning to love and appreciate the act.
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