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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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Union and Confederate forces clashed at Hartwood Acres during the reenactment of the Battle of Cumberland Church.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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An injured Union soldier makes the long march back to camp.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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The Union infantry troops fire a salvo at the confederate line.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 27, 2015


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The Union artillery fires a barrage to start the Battle of Cumberland Church.

Unbearable

Unbearable

By TNS

June 27, 2015


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Amanda Seyfried, left, plays the role of a fledgling lawyer tasked with saving Ted's annulled marriage in "Ted 2."

Black, gold and white

Black, gold and white

By Courtesy of the "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" Facebook page

June 25, 2015


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While they were in Pittsburgh, author Jesse Andrews threw the ceremonial first pitch at PNC Park for the June 15 Pirates game.

Explicit content

Explicit content

By Courtesy of A$AP Worldwide

June 24, 2015


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A$AP Rocky's second studio album dropped unexpectedly on May 25.

Menagerie of museum-goers

Menagerie of museum-goers

By Courtesy of the Mattress Factory

June 23, 2015


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Patrons attended the Mattress Factory's Urban Garden Party dressed as Madonnas, Medusas and Mickey Mouses.

Transluscent

Transluscent

By Courtesy of the Pittsburgh Glass Center

June 23, 2015


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The exhibit, "Out of the Archives and Into the Gallery," will run through Sept. 13.

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June 17, 2015


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Legendary

Legendary

By Courtesy of Christopher Lee's fan page on Facebook

June 16, 2015


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Lee is known for his acting, but he has also played in several heavy metal bands.

Royal rumble

Royal rumble

By TNS

June 16, 2015


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The Kansas City Royals lead All-Star voting for eight of the nine offensive positions.

Pittsburgh Pridefest 2015

June 16, 2015


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Brace for impact

Brace for impact

By TNS

June 15, 2015


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Chris Pratt in "Jurassic World."

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By Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

June 14, 2015


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Devon Orel and Cierra Cappas dance the time away as they wait in line for Pride in the Street on June 13. 

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By Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

June 14, 2015


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A young parade viewer receives a proud glitter bombing at the Pride March on June 14.

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By Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

June 14, 2015


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The Pittsburgh Pride Colorguard warm up their twirling arms before the Pride March on June 14.

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By Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

June 14, 2015


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After a long wait on a hot summer night, attendees were all too excited for Nick Jonas at Pride in the Street on June 13.

Identified

Identified

By Shirin Neshat / Courtesy of the Carnegie Museum of Art's Facebook page

June 10, 2015


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Neshat's enigmatic self-portrait, "Identified." Neshat is one of the 12 artists featured in the exhibit.

Starting over

Starting over

June 10, 2015


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Hobie Harris was drafted in the 31st round by the New York Yankees, and will be starting his professional career this summer after being given his assignment by the organization.

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June 9, 2015


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Center stage

Center stage

By Renee Rosensteel / Courtesy of City of Asylum

June 9, 2015


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The production featured performers from all different backgrounds.

Rest and relaxation

Rest and relaxation

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 9, 2015


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Attendees enjoyed the festival, and the weather, at Point State Park.

Paying back Pitt

Paying back Pitt

By Courtney Linder / Contributing Editor

June 9, 2015


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Dave Jedlicka hopes to raise enough money to donate a locker in the name of "Proud Pitt Alumni".

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June 7, 2015


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June 7, 2015


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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 7, 2015


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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 7, 2015


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Drew and Jennie Williams admire the Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber by artist Rudy Shepherd in the middle of Point State Park at the 2015 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival.

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 7, 2015


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Margret Cox and Michael Johnsen stroll down 

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By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 7, 2015


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Cameron Roeback, a senior finance major, and Mattie Porter from Whitehall take in the sunset at Point State Park during the 2015 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival.

Birds of a feather

Birds of a feather

By TNS

June 2, 2015


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"Girlhood" follows Marieme (Karidja Touré) in her coming-of-age saga in the banlieue in France.

Skin and speed

Skin and speed

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

June 2, 2015


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Hundreds of bike riders gathered in Lawrenceville for the 10-mile route.

Student Biography

Student Biography

December 30, 2013


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There are many ways to display the Staff Bios.  Check out the options on the SNO Design Options page under Staff Page.

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 30, 2013


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Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation

By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 30, 2013


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Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher resolution than will ever be useful on a website — the pictures you take are often more than...

Add a story to your site

Add a story to your site

By Sample Student, Staff Writer

December 30, 2013


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Adding a story is a simple process with SNO FLEX.  To get started, click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of the title, choose your title size for the Story Page, if you would like it to...

Completing the custom fields

Completing the custom fields

By Sample Student, Staff Writer

December 30, 2013


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Each story has custom fields available for you to fill in as needed. Not all of these features will show up on the homepage, but they will show up on a story’s page. While the descriptions for each custom field make its purpose obvious, read below for more information. Writer: Be sure to add a...

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

By Sample Student

December 30, 2013


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This story is currently using With Sidebar Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page...

Tell the full story in long form

Tell the full story in long form

By Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief

December 30, 2013


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Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of the title, choose your title size for the Story Page, if you would like it to be different from the d...

Choose the right image size for online

Choose the right image size for online

By Sample Staff Member, Writer

December 30, 2013


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Size your horizontal photos to 900px wide by 600px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg format. Your site will display vertical photos fine (except in the Showcase box), but the formatting of the text around them won’t be as...

Use the recent sports scores widget

Use the recent sports scores widget

By Sample Staff Member

December 30, 2013


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Your site includes a scrolling sports score box widget that can be set to display in any of your widget areas.  To adding a sports score, click on New under Sports Score on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter placeholder text in the title box. This title will not be displayed on...

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

By Sample Student, Editor

December 30, 2013


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Once you start producing content, you’re going to want to know who’s reading it. Your site is setup with Google Analytics, a robust reporting tool from Google. Each week you’ll receive an e-mail report of your previous week’s site statistics. You can review the report with your staff to learn...

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

By Sample Staff Member

December 30, 2013


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The WordPress publishing system allows for multiple user accounts and administrative privileges. Your setup already includes a user account for the adviser. You can add as many users as you want to your site giving each one a unique role. Users who are Administrators have access to all the administration...

Create a custom header

Create a custom header

By Author, Writer

December 30, 2013


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Your header graphic should have your logo, organization name, tagline, and any other essential information about your program. Your graphic should be sized to 980px wide, and the height should be between 100px and 200px. You can upload your header graphic in the Custom Header Graphic section of the SNO...

Take your stories beyond the text

Take your stories beyond the text

By Sample Staff Member

December 29, 2013


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Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story text.  Check it out on the SNO help site: http://v5.help.snosites.com/add-content/story-features/

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership

By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 29, 2013


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Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website to increase your audience.  Then when you publish a story, add a link and teaser on your Facebook...

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

By Sample Student

December 29, 2013


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This story is currently using Full-Width Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page under...

Showcase area displays top stories in a variety of formats

Showcase area displays top stories in a variety of formats

By Sample Student, News Editor

December 29, 2013


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This area at the top of the homepage is called the Home Top Story & Showcase Area. You can use this space to showcase your top stories. You have two options for this area: displaying a single Top Story or showcasing many stories/photos most recently added to single category. There are many options...

Go long using the long-form option

Go long using the long-form option

By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 28, 2013


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This story is currently using Long-Form Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page under...

Another headline goes here

Another headline goes here

By Sample Student, News Editor

December 27, 2013


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This is sample body text.  To delete this and other sample content, click on Manage under the Stories tab in your WordPress dashboard and just trash the stories that you no longer want to see. It is probably in your best interest to wait to trash these stories until after you have added your own content...

Adding a featured image enhances each story

Adding a featured image enhances each story

By Sample Student, Sports Editor

December 27, 2013


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There are two ways to add a photo to a story in WordPress.  One is to set the photo as a Featured Image for the story, and the other is to insert the photo into the body of the story’s text.  Your SNO site is designed to make use of the Featured Image method.  Photos inserted directly into the body...

Design your site to fit your publication’s style

Design your site to fit your publication’s style

By Sample Student

December 22, 2013


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The SNO Framework is built around the idea of giving site owners complete flexibility with easy to customize options for every aspect of their sites. The SNO Design Options page, available under the Appearance tab on the left side of your WordPress dashboard, allows you to change to a different pres...

Customize the look and feel of your site

Customize the look and feel of your site

December 21, 2013


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The look and feel of this site is created by a combination of style and layout choices. To help get you started, your site came with a preselected style, but you can change this preset style to create a different baseline look. You can change the fonts, background, general appearance, and even your...

Avoid double story placement

Avoid double story placement

By Sample Student

December 20, 2013


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If you place stories in more than one category, say both Showcase and Sports, the story will display in both of these sections on the homepage.  The recommend way of working with this is to place a story in the Showcase category first, and then once other stories have displaced it as a top story, change...

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