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A multitude of peregrine falcons have called Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning home since 2001 and they have been livestreamed since about 2007. Morela, distinguished by her peachy breast and face coloring, laid four eggs with Ecco, the first being born on St. Patrick’s Day, and the last being born on March 24.

‘Peregrine falcon landlord’: Cathedral of Learning’s avian tenants

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2021
A multitude of peregrine falcons have called Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning home since 2001, and they have been livestreamed since about 2007. While many of the falcons are revered by the Pitt community, even after their death, one falcon has been unforgettable — and not for a good reason.
Summer work spotlight: capital falcons

Summer work spotlight: ‘capital’ falcons

By Sarah Cutshall, Visuals editor August 23, 2019
For about two weeks in June, visuals editor Sarah Cutshall documented young falcons' first attempts at flying from a Harrisburg rooftop.
Students at the Center for Creativity.

Staff picks: Hidden gems of Pitt

By The Pitt News Staff July 1, 2019
Pitt’s campus can be a bit overwhelming at first. With so many streets, buildings and classrooms, it can be difficult to explore every nook and cranny of Pitt’s corner of Oakland. Here are some hidden gems on campus to look out for.
NFL senior director of event operations Eric Finkelstein takes questions from the media during a Super Bowl photo and interview opportunity inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta during preparation for the game on Jan. 22.

Super Bowl Scoop: Covering America’s Greatest Spectacle from the beat writers who’ve been there

By Ben Bobeck, For The Pitt News January 30, 2019
If it weren’t for journalists, most people would have no idea what’s going on at the Super Bowl. But while they’re bringing you the news, their jobs aren’t always easy. The Pitt News spoke with some journalists to find out the scoop on covering the Super Bowl.
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