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March 27, 2003: Dwyane Wade ends Howland era

Ben Howland took over as Pitt’s Men’s Basketball head coach in 1999 and built the Panthers into a contending team on the national stage.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 27, 2020

March 27, 2003, was the day Pitt basketball fans became acquainted with one the greatest shooting guards to ever play the game — Dwyane Wade.

African American her-story: Author talks new book on history of black women in America

Author and historian Daina Ramey Berry came to Pitt to discuss her new book, “A Black Woman’s History of the United States,” on Tuesday.

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Faculty, students and community members gathered on Tuesday afternoon to hear Daina Ramey Berry discuss her new book, “A Black Women’s History of the United States.”

Opinion | Pitt should prioritize local history

The Point in Pittsburgh during the 1910s.

By Loretta Donoghue, Staff Columnist

February 18, 2020

By honoring Irvis, the University has made a positive step in promoting local history, but they should implement a required program that integrates a variety of local history topics into all students’ curriculum.

Pitt beats Lehigh 2-0 in first ever NCAA Tournament win

Junior Bryce Washington (4) and first-year Valentin Noel (8) walk off the field together after Pitt’s 2-0 victory over Lehigh.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The Pitt men’s soccer team won its first NCAA Tournament game ever, defeating Lehigh 2-0 Thursday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field in the first round.

Old News: Happy Franksgiving

Old News: Happy Franksgiving

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

November 22, 2019

It was one of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s less popular ideas to reinvigorate the American economy — with an extra week of Christmas shopping.

History is Pitt volleyball’s toughest remaining opponent

Zoi Faki (10) returns the ball. Pitt volleyball swept Duke on Sunday and earned its best ACC start ever.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

After sweeping Duke on Sunday to avenge last year’s loss and earn its best ACC start ever, it feels increasingly like Pitt is competing more with its own history than it is against conference opponents.

Old News: The case of the two Jagiellonian globes

Old News: The case of the two Jagiellonian globes

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

October 10, 2019

In this week's edition of Old News, news editor Emily Wolfe covers the construction of the Polish Nationality Room in the Cathedral of Learning during World War II and the story of its Jagiellonian globe.

Highs and lows of Pitt’s time in the tournament

Ben Howland took over as Pitt’s Men’s Basketball head coach in 1999 and built the Panthers into a contending team on the national stage.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

With no Pitt basketball to look forward to, we can only look back — so let’s take a trip down memory lane and reminisce on the highs and lows of Panther tournament yore.

Pitt poised to win first ACC Championship

Redshirt senior running back Qadree Ollison celebrates after a successful play during Pitt’s victory against Virginia Tech on Saturday.

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Pitt was picked to finish fifth in the ACC Coastal Division preseason polls. Now, they are at the top of the ACC Coastal and are only one win away from making history and becoming the first team in program history to make it to the ACC Championships.

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

By Sami Abu-Obaid, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Pitt made history in its final home game of the season, racking up the most offensive yards, the longest play and the first time going undefeated in the ACC at home in program history.

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