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

Acrisure Stadium in the North Shore.

Counterpoint | Acrisure is the best place for Pitt football to play

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Acrisure Stadium is a Pittsburgh skyline staple. Formerly Heinz Field, the venue boasts just as much history as it does Super Bowl rings. In a city with a great professional team — even if it’s currently...

Pitt fans and their families sing Sweet Caroline during Saturday evenings game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium.

Point | Pitt football needs its own on-campus stadium

By Jenna Paler, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Acrisure Stadium became the home of Pitt football in 2001 when it first opened. The stadium is located in the North Shore neighborhood, which is about a 10-minute drive with no traffic from the University...

Pitt fans celebrate in the stands of Acrisure Stadium during the Backyard Brawl against WVU on Sept. 1, 2022.

New student guide to Pitt football games

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor August 4, 2023

One of the most anticipated features of fall semesters in Oakland is the return of Pitt football. In recent years, the Panthers gave fans plenty of memorable moments — such as their first ACC championship...

Acrisure Stadium in the North Shore.

Point-Counterpoint | Best place to watch Pitt games is at the venue

By Jermaine Sykes, Senior Staff Writer February 22, 2023
Senior Staff Writer Jermaine Sykes argues that there’s no replacement for attending games in person, even in a city like Pittsburgh which has copious alternate options away from the stadium.
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