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Left: Lyndon B. Johnson served as the 36th president of the United States. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images | TNS. Right: Mike Ditka played as tight end for the Pitt Panthers from 1958 to 1960. Chuck Kennedy | MCT, TNS

Column | A Panther match for U.S. presidents

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer January 22, 2021
In honor of inauguration week, here’s a list of some of Pitt sports’ most iconic figures, and the president whose career they most resemble.
President Joe Biden takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as his wife, first lady Jill Biden, stands next to him during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Biden, Harris have their work cut out for them, Pitt students say

By Priya Ray, Staff Writer January 22, 2021
As Pitt students began a new semester of classes, a new presidential administration was being sworn in in Washington. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the 46th president and 49th vice president of the United States on Wednesday.
Pitt senior Gabee Ogude worked as part of the media and logistics team for President Joe Biden’s inauguration.

‘A moment I will tell my grandchildren about’: Pitt student works at Biden inauguration

By Kaitlyn Nuebel, Staff Writer January 22, 2021
Gabee Ogude spent the three days before the event at the National Mall working on the Biden Inauguration’s media and logistics team.
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