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Old News: Pitt women break into cheerleading

Old News: Pitt women break into cheerleading

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor October 25, 2019
The historic part was on the sidelines, where for the first time at a Pitt Homecoming game, four female cheerleaders yelled and jumped in school spirit alongside four of their male classmates. Or as the University’s 1955 yearbook put it, “for the first time in Pitt’s one hundred and sixty-eight years, the provocative forms of women cheerleaders joined the male line of excited pep-rousers.”
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