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VIDEO: WOTS – Let’s (Tik)Talk About TikTok!

March 5, 2020

This week, we went around campus and asked students what they think about the popular new social media app TikTok, and how it should be utilized on college campuses. Spoiler alert: Pitt Dining's TikTok account may break the internet.

Photos: Fossil Free Pitt Coalition occupation and presence at Board of Trustees meeting

Photos: Fossil Free Pitt Coalition occupation and presence at Board of Trustees meeting

March 1, 2020

Members of the Fossil Free Pitt Coalition have been continuously occupying the Cathedral common area since Friday, Feb. 21 calling for the Board of Trustees to vote on fossil fuel divestment at their winter meeting on Feb. 28. The Board instead voted to establish a socially responsible investment process....

VIDEO: WOTS – Pros and Cons of Social Media

February 28, 2020

This week, we went around and asked students about how they use social media, and what they think it does for them. Take a look and see how you compare with the students we talked to! P.S. Like if you think we should make a WOTS dedicated to TikTok, or comment if you think TPN should make a TikTok...

VIDEO: PITT vs. UVA – Men’s ACC Basketball (w/ Broadcast Audio)

February 25, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Virginia Cavaliers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 59 - 56 Virginia. Shot and edited by Nate Kohler, multimedia staff Broadcast audio by WPTS

VIDEO: WOTS – The Tesla Takeover?

February 20, 2020

This week, we shared some facts about some of the budget models that Tesla offers, and asked if their moderate price tag makes it tempting to switch to an electric vehicle. What do you think? Would you buy a Tesla? Let us know in the comments section!

VIDEO: PITT vs. CLEMSON: Men’s ACC Basketball (w/ Broadcast Audio)

February 18, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Clemson Tigers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 72-52 Clemson. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Shot and edited by Knox Coulter, Multimedia Editor Broadcast audio by...

Photos: Fossil Free Pitt Rally

Photos: Fossil Free Pitt Rally

February 13, 2020

About 40-45 protesters gathered in front of the balcony on the Bigelow Boulevard side of the Cathedral of Learning on Thursday to protest Pitt’s continued investment in the fossil-fuel industry. ...

VIDEO: WOTS – Sex Edition

February 13, 2020

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, love is in the air, and our annual Sex Edition has finally hit the newsstands! This week's WOTS is equally as steamy. Tune in to see what students know about the sexual health resources we have on campus, and more!

VIDEO: WOTS: Are Pitt Students Ready for the ‘Real World?’

February 7, 2020

Twice a year, we publish the "Employment guide", which reports on the Pitt Community and the job market. Watch as we go around campus and see whether or not students think their Pitt education will set them up well for life post-graduation!   

VIDEO: Chancellor Gallagher’s Response to Sexual Misconduct on Campus

January 29, 2020

The University voluntarily participated in a survey on sexual assault and misconduct on college campuses, and the results showed that the efforts to eradicate it from our campus have not proven successful. Chancellor Gallagher has formed a council of faculty and staff to combat, and ultimately eliminate,...

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