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Renovating Retro: Pitt athletics poised for return to retro colors

Senior running back Qadree Ollison wearing the Pitt football retro uniform at last December’s ACC Championship Game.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Wrtier

February 25, 2019

In October of 2016, after adding more retro gear, the Pitt Team Store saw a 26 percent increase in apparel sales compared to the previous year. For now, Pitt’s marketing team and athletic department are subtly hinting at a restoration of the classic colors.

Coloring out cancer: Students run for research

 Participants start to run at Pittsburgh Attacks Cancer Together 5K Race and Color Run in Schenley Park. (Photo by Theresa Dickerson | Staff Writer)

By Theresa Dickerson | For The Pitt News

April 16, 2018

Colors flew through the air in Schenley Park this past weekend at the Pittsburgh Attacks Cancer Together’s 5K Race and Color Run. Members of the Pittsburgh community came to support the student-led organization at its annual event, which aims to raise money for the Hillman Cancer Research Center. Whi...

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