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

First years Nolan Baker and Isaac Poole held a sign that read, “Long Live 7-Eleven” at Pitt’s football game against NC State in October. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

7-Eleven’s closing leaves students conflicted

By Nina Kneuer | Staff Writer November 1, 2017

Regina Brecker said 7-Eleven “saved [her] life” on more than one occasion when she pulled all-nighters in the library. “Without it, I would have had to walk all the way to the McDonald's for food,”...

Quick Zone extended its hours to be open 24 hours, seven days a week beginning Oct. 13. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

Quick Zone decreases prices, extends hours

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor October 24, 2017

Quick Zone is extending its hours and dropping its prices after 7-Eleven closed Sept. 28. Panther Central announced Oct. 13 that Litchfield Towers Quick Zone would be extending its hours from a 24-hour,...

Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor

Editorial: The Pitt News bids 7-Eleven farewell

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 28, 2017

Today is the last day Pitt students can get Slurpees, cheap coffee, pizza, cigarettes and condoms on campus, 24/7. Pitt will open a University-owned grocery store in 7-Eleven’s place, which has a...

7-Eleven on Forbes Avenue will close to make room for a new Pitt-owned grocery store. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Pitt-owned grocery store to replace 7-Eleven

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor September 21, 2017

A Pitt-owned grocery store will move into the 7-Eleven space on Forbes Avenue, University spokesperson Joe Miksch said Thursday. After confirmation from Miksch, The Pitt News reported Wednesday that...

The 7-Eleven on Forbes Avenue will close on Sept. 29. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

7-Eleven to close with Oakland Bakery moving into Forbes location

By Rachel Glasser / News Editor September 20, 2017

Editor's Note: We published this story after Pitt spokesperson Joe Miksch confirmed Wednesday that the Oakland Bakery would move into the 7-Eleven location. In an email Thursday, Miksch instead said a...

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