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Opinion | PWI homecoming has nothing on HBCU homecomings

Opinion | PWI homecoming has nothing on HBCU homecomings
October 20, 2020
Homecoming at HBCUs welcomes back those who have completed their ancestors' wildest dreams and gives motivation to those still on their journey.

Panthers in the Pros: Old and new carry football legacy to NFL

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald signs autographs during the first day of training camp in Irvine, California, on July 29.
October 23, 2019
While Pitt football is struggling to gain national recognition, the program is still producing NFL players at a frequency and quality that rivals some of the nation’s top programs.

Down with the monarchy

Down with the monarchy
October 3, 2018
There is no place for homecoming court in 2018. That may sound harsh, but after all it’s just a silly tradition for students who want to have fun.

Last-minute picks for homecoming court

Last-minute picks for homecoming court
October 3, 2018
The nominees for homecoming court are decided, and it’s too late for any last-second additions. But there’s so many contestants who were disqualified just because they’re not students — and many would totally win if they could enter. If I could decide Pitt’s homecoming king and queen, these would be my choices.

Narduzzi and company not taking 1-3 Cavaliers lightly for homecoming weekend

Qadree Ollison finds a hole. Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
October 9, 2015

Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi doesn’t put special emphasis on any game — even in the case of Pitt’s Saturday homecoming game against Univeristy of Virginia. “It will be my first homecoming...

Three years after resurrection, Panther Pitt aiming to make a difference

Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
October 9, 2015

Pitt football’s student section has regained its identity.    The Panther Pitt disappeared during the mid-to-late 2000s when the students who started the group graduated and no one else stepped in...

Pitt Band brings new flair to old tradition

Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer
October 9, 2015

A minor throwback is making a major comeback this year at Pitt’s homecoming football game. Every year, Pitt’s homecoming halftime show features Pitt band alumni and their current counterparts performing...

Hail to Script: The life, death and rebirth of a font

Hail to Script: The life, death and rebirth of a font
October 8, 2015

Hail to Script: The life, death and rebirth of a fontStephen Caruso / Staff WriterOctober 9, 2015Tony Dorsett smashes through the Notre Dame defensive line. Courtesy of ULS ArchivesThe University of Pittsburgh’s...

Father and son share longtime connection to Pitt football

Father and son share longtime connection to Pitt football
October 24, 2014

When Elijah Zeise was eight years old, his parents took him to see a Pitt football game at Heinz Field.It was 2003. The Panthers upset No. 5 Virginia Tech 31-28 beneath a visible eclipse that lit up the...

‘Life in a Walk:’ Alum directs personal documentary

'Life in a Walk:' Alum directs personal documentary
October 23, 2014

Have you ever wondered whether you are spending enough time with loved ones? Yogi Roth did, and after a seemingly simple walk through Europe with his father, he feels more satisfied with his answer to...

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