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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

President Joe Biden speaks at the United Steelworkers headquarters in downtown on Wednesday afternoon.

Biden talks new economic plans, makes case against Trump in visit to Pittsburgh

By Brian Sherry, Contributing Editor April 18, 2024

Pennsylvania took center stage in the rapidly approaching 2024 presidential election this week. Both candidates visited Pennsylvania in the past few days, and the polls show the race in the swing state...

President Joe Biden speaks on Friday at Carnegie Mellon University’s Mill 19 to tout his administration’s investment in infrastructure.

President Biden set to visit Pittsburgh this afternoon

By Brian Sherry, Contributing Editor April 17, 2024

President Joe Biden is set to give his remarks this afternoon at the United Steelworkers building in Downtown Pittsburgh. The address at the steel union headquarters comes after the Biden Administration...

The inside of the student-athlete academic advising center at the University of Pittsburgh.

Pitt athletics impresses professors with academic support

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

Earlier this month, Colorado head football coach Deion Sanders made waves on the internet for appearing in a viral video in which he scolded his team. Sanders wasn’t upset about his players' performance...

First-year linebacker Jordan Bass (20) celebrates after a play during the game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Pitt football looks to turn heads before NFL draft

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor April 2, 2024

After two straight years of success, Pitt football is in for a bit of a down year in the upcoming 2024 NFL draft. Only two Panthers — offensive lineman Matt Goncalves and cornerback M.J. Devonshire —...

Redshirt senior Cole Matthews grapples during a match against the NC State Wolfpack at the Fitzgerald Field House on Jan. 26.

Pitt wrestling fails to live up to potential at NCAA championship

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor March 25, 2024

Pitt wrestling experienced the highest of highs last season. While they made it look ugly at times, the Panthers battled throughout their dual schedule and ultimately clinched their second ACC regular...

Head coach Jeff Capel speaks to the team during a game against Notre Dame at the Petersen Events Center on Feb. 4.

Pitt men’s basketball fails to make NCAA Tournament, declines NIT bid

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor March 17, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball had a disappointing Sunday evening, as the team failed to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The selection committee listed the Panthers as one of the first four teams out of the...

The Pitt logo in the outfield of Vartabedian Field.

Column | Pitt sports programs and their alcohol brand counterparts

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor February 21, 2024

Last year, I wrote a column comparing former Pitt quarterbacks to beer brands. While it remains my favorite article I’ve ever written for The Pitt News, it is time to get a little more extreme. After...

Pitt football defensive line coach Charlie Partridge was promoted to assistant head coach. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

Pitt football defensive line coach Charlie Partridge leaving for NFL

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor February 5, 2024

Pitt football defensive line coach Charlie Partridge is leaving the Panthers to pursue a job in the NFL, according to a press release on Monday morning. Sources say that Partridge will join the Indianapolis...

Pitt football players run out onto the field before Pitts game against Syracuse on Nov. 5, 2022.

Column | Grading Pitt football’s 2024 transfer class

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor February 5, 2024

Last year, Pitt football brought in an exciting class of highly touted transfers to round out its roster. While some of these players — like wide receiver Daejon Reynolds and safety Donovan McMillon...

Redshirt first-year Vinnie Santaniello competes during Friday nights wrestling meet at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Takeaways | Pitt wrestling loses more momentum with loss to Oklahoma State

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor January 17, 2024

No. 15 Pitt wrestling (7-4, ACC 0-0) put itself on the map this season following a 21-13 beat down of No. 5 Ohio State on Dec. 10. The young Pitt program was in the midst of a four-match win streak and...

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