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Big New World

Big New World

By TNS

May 26, 2015


Filed under Archives

Alonzo Nelson-Ododa (33) and two other new frontcourt members will be key to Pitt's potential to bounce back after a disappointing 2014-2015 season.

Lightning [A]-rod

Lightning [A]-rod

By TNS

April 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Alex Rodriguez returns to baseball this year after a year-long suspension.

Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

By TNS

December 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Both Bo Pelini (L) and Brady Hoke (R) were fired over the past week.

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

By MCT Campus

November 10, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Larry Fitzgerald moved into 18th place on the all-time receptions list Sunday.

Women in bioengineering

Women in bioengineering

By MCT Campus

October 29, 2014


Filed under Campus, News, Tech Science

Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering is working to attract more female doctoral students.

Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton

By MCT Campus

October 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton passes in the first quarter against the Dallas Cowboys.

Dana Holgorsen

Dana Holgorsen

By MCT Campus

October 27, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Dana Holgorsen has said he wants to schedule Pitt in non-conference games, but no efforts have been made towards doing that.

Dana Holgersen

Dana Holgersen

By MCT Campus

October 24, 2014


Filed under Specials / Homecoming2014, Sports, Sports Columns

Dana Holgersen, head coach of West Virginia, now competes with Pitt mostly just for recruits.

Good behavior

Good behavior

By MCT Campus

October 22, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Aldon Smith (99) looks to potentially garner a reduced suspension after multiple transgressions.

New MCAT to take effect next April.

New MCAT to take effect next April.

By MCT Campus

October 16, 2014


Filed under Archives

The current MCAT format will be available for the last time on Jan. 23, 2014.

The Bryce is right

The Bryce is right

By MCT Campus

October 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Bryce Petty is a favorite to bring home the prestigious Heisman Trophy.

Todd Gurley

Todd Gurley

By MCT Campus

October 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Star running back Todd Gurley was suspended for last week's game for signing autographs in the spring.

Weighing the cost

Weighing the cost

By MCT Campus

October 8, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Tickets to sporting events are getting pricier and pricier.

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Pitt student Kevin Pang and other researchers are studying what people are tweeting about electronic cigarettes to gage public opinion of the devices. 

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Larry Fitzgerald still has not scored a touchdown this season, and much of the blame is on his quarterbacks.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Pirates have a few holes to fill this offseason, including first base and catcher.

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

By MCT Campus

September 29, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

LeSean McCoy had a subpar performance in the Eagles' first loss of the season Sunday.

Mexican

Mexican

By MCT Campus

September 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, News, Specials, Specials / Diningguide2014

Mexican food is popular with Pitt students, along with Chinese, Japanese and Indian food.

Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta Hawks

By MCT Campus

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer with Al Horford. The Hawks' owner stepped down after self-reporting a racist email.

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

By MCT Campus

September 9, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

LeSean McCoy had an average day in the Eagles season-opening win.

US NEWS MED-FLU-HEALTHWORKERS 3 LA

US NEWS MED-FLU-HEALTHWORKERS 3 LA

By Mark Boster

August 19, 2014


Filed under Archives

Pitt requires all incoming freshman living on campus to be vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella and meningitis.

Orlando City v Riverhounds USL Soccer

Orlando City v Riverhounds USL Soccer

By Stephen M. Dowell

April 14, 2014


Filed under Archives

Orlando City's Adama Mbengue (10) moves the ball past the Pittsburgh Riverhounds' Matt Dallman (20) during a USL playoff game at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, Saturday, August 24, 2013. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)...

Baseball argument

Baseball argument

By John Sleezer

April 2, 2014


Filed under Archives

Video review will save time by cutting down on on-field arguments.|MCT Campus 

Mikey Racciato

Mikey Racciato

By MCT Campus

March 23, 2014


Filed under Archives

Mikey Racciato (left) failed to win his matches in Oklahoma City.

Michael Sam

Michael Sam

By MCT Campus

February 20, 2014


Filed under Archives

Michael Sam is poised to become the first openly gay player in the NFL.

Colorado marijuana dispensary

Colorado marijuana dispensary

By Genaro Molina

February 16, 2014


Filed under Archives

A car passes by the Cannabis Station, a marijuana dispensary in downtown Denver, Colorado, December 12, 2012. Venture capitalists are trying to figure out how to capitalize on the marijuana market now that it's legal in the state of Colorado. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)...

From page to screen

From page to screen

By MCT Campus

February 10, 2014


Filed under Archives

'Hunger Games' isn't the only young adult novel adaptation that's seen success.

Him and Her

Him and Her

By MCT Campus

January 13, 2014


Filed under Archives

Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson create a surreal, believable romance in 'Her.'

Torture porn, apparently

Torture porn, apparently

By MCT Campus

January 9, 2014


Filed under Archives

Controversial critic Armond White likened “12 Years a Slave to “Hostel.”

Hustlin’

Hustlin’

By MCT Campus

January 9, 2014


Filed under Archives

Though 'American Hustle' is a stylish piece, its lack of coherence was irksome.

Vick MCT

Vick MCT

By MCT Campus

January 8, 2014


Filed under Archives

Vick's past is something to be forgiven, but not forgotten

A ‘Fair’ start

A ‘Fair’ start

By MCT Campus

January 8, 2014


Filed under Archives

Senior forward C.J. Fair has led Syracuse to a No. 2 ranking in the country, the top billing among ACC teams.

McCoy celebrates

McCoy celebrates

By MCT Campus

January 8, 2014


Filed under Archives

Former Pitt running back LeSean McCoy had a regular season to remember, leading the league in rushing yards, but the Philadelphia Eagles were dispatched from the playoffs last Saturday.

Not living up to the mustache

Not living up to the mustache

By MCT Campus

January 6, 2014


Filed under Archives

Will Ferrell takes his schtick too far in his reprisal of Ron Burgundy

Second time’s a charm

Second time’s a charm

By MCT Campus

December 5, 2013


Filed under Archives

Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson once again find themselves in the midst of chaos in 'Catching Fire.'

Redskins vs. Eagles

Redskins vs. Eagles

By MCT Campus

November 19, 2013


Filed under Archives

With 77 yards rushing Sunday against Washington, LeSean McCoy eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark for the season.

Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan

By MCT Campus

November 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

Close-in map of the Philippines showing the path of deadly Typhoon Haiyan and population in the areas hit by the storm; some of the island nation's most heavily populated areas were in the path of the typhoon. Chicago Tribune 2013With BC-WEA-PHILLIPINES-TYPHOON-1ST-LEDE-ADV13:LA, Los Angeles Times by Sunsh...

McCoy wowing through Week 10

McCoy wowing through Week 10

By MCT Campus

November 11, 2013


Filed under Archives

LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles continues to stand out as former Panther, leading the NFL in rushing yards through 10 games.

God of Thunder reigns

God of Thunder reigns

By MCT Campus

November 7, 2013


Filed under Archives

Chris Hemsworth is as impressive as ever in his third stint as Thor.

Chaos, controlled or not

Chaos, controlled or not

By MCT Campus

November 4, 2013


Filed under Archives

Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender fall prey to a sloppy storyline

Sea’s Bounty

Sea’s Bounty

By MCT Campus

November 4, 2013


Filed under Archives

Flying Dog's Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout uses actual oysters to create a surprising and delicious brew.

Institutionalized Evil

Institutionalized Evil

By MCT Campus

November 4, 2013


Filed under Archives

Chiwetel Ejiofor puts on a stirring performance as Solomon Northrup, a violinist who is thrown headfirst into the dregs of slavery.

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

By MCT Campus

October 21, 2013


Filed under Archives

Larry Fitzgerald recorded only two receptions for 17 yards this weekend. 

Oh Captain, My Captain

Oh Captain, My Captain

By MCT Campus

October 16, 2013


Filed under Archives

Tom Hanks puts on a riveting performance as Richard Phillips.

McCoy runs over Buccaneers

McCoy runs over Buccaneers

By MCT Campus

October 15, 2013


Filed under Archives

LeSean McCoy leads the NFL with 630 rushing yards this season -- nearly 100 more than the next closest running back.

The West-Schaub divide

The West-Schaub divide

By MCT Campus

October 14, 2013


Filed under Archives

Matt Schaub drew widespread sympathy when trespassers set foot on his home.

Leading a new era of Pirates

Leading a new era of Pirates

By MCT Campus

October 10, 2013


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen is signed to a long-term, team-friendly contract that will keep him the key piece to the Pirates promising core.

Porn and Prejudice

Porn and Prejudice

By MCT Campus

October 10, 2013


Filed under Archives

Joseph Gordon-Levitt puts on a macho caricature in 'Don Jon'

Cards vs. Pirates, NLDS Game 1

Cards vs. Pirates, NLDS Game 1

By MCT Campus

October 8, 2013


Filed under Archives

Adam Wainwright has made hitters look silly against his curveball, allowing just a .164 batting average in his career when he throws the pitch.

Lesean McCoy

Lesean McCoy

By MCT Campus

October 7, 2013


Filed under Archives

Although he still leads the NFL in rushing yards, former Pitt running back LeSean McCoy had a relatively unproductive day for the Philadelphia Eagles. 

Lifting off.

Lifting off.

By MCT Campus

October 3, 2013


Filed under Archives

Sandra Bullock’s incredible performance paired nicely with director Alfonso Cuaron’s use of effects.

Pirates

Pirates

By MCT Campus

September 30, 2013


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen's play led the Pirates at the plate and in the field this season. 

Revis and Fitzgerald

Revis and Fitzgerald

By MCT Campus

September 30, 2013


Filed under Archives

Revis limited Fitzgerald to 68 yards on nine targets, but Fitzgerald had the last laugh when he caught the game-tying touchdown Sunday. 

Whatever it takes

Whatever it takes

By MCT Campus

September 26, 2013


Filed under Archives

In 'Prisoners,' Hugh Jackman pushes the limits in order to find his daughter.

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

By MCT Campus

September 23, 2013


Filed under Archives

LeSean McCoy took command of the NFL rushing lead this weekend. 

Start your engines

Start your engines

By MCT Campus

September 19, 2013


Filed under Archives

In 'Rush' Chris Hemsworth plays the hard living, but deeply troubled, Formula One racer James Hunt

Eagles vs. Chargers

Eagles vs. Chargers

By MCT Campus

September 16, 2013


Filed under Archives

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy had a standout performance in their loss against the San Diego Chargers. 

Eid Prayer

Eid Prayer

By Randy Pench / MCT

September 13, 2013


Filed under Archives

Men bow during the Eid prayer , marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim month-long fasting ritual as more than 3,500 gathered inside the Jackson Sports Academy at McClellan Park on Thursday, August 8, 2013, in Sacramento, California. Eid celebrates the conclusion of the dawn-to-sunset fasting during the month ...

Eid Prayer

Eid Prayer

By Randy Pench

September 13, 2013


Filed under Archives

Men bow during the Eid prayer , marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim month-long fasting ritual as more than 3,500 gathered inside the Jackson Sports Academy at McClellan Park on Thursday, August 8, 2013, in Sacramento, California. Eid celebrates the conclusion of the dawn-to-sunset fasting during the month ...

More than just the cost of paint

More than just the cost of paint

By MCT Campus

September 12, 2013


Filed under Archives

The path to an art career requires thrifty spending and marketing savvy.

Pirates at Rangers; Sept. 9, 2013

Pirates at Rangers; Sept. 9, 2013

By MCT Campus

September 10, 2013


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen (center, No. 22) celebrates after the Pirates' 82nd win of the season.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

By MCT Campus

September 9, 2013


Filed under Archives

Despite their recent struggles, the Pirates should continue to be the team Pittsburgh sports fans focus on through October. 

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

By Kristoffer Tripplaar / MCT Campus

September 5, 2013


Filed under Archives

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, delivers a statement on Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., Saturday, August 31, 2013. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Pool/Abaca Press/MCT)

Pirates

Pirates

By MCT Campus

September 4, 2013


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen and the rest of the Pirates have greater visions beyond winning 81 games this season.

College Sports

College Sports

By MCT Campus

August 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel faces a possible suspension, raising issues of athlete's compensation. 

NOODLE MAKING

NOODLE MAKING

By Brian van der Brug/MCT Campus

August 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

With a couple of steps, ramen can be turned into a gourmet dish.

Trayvon Martin Demonstrations

Trayvon Martin Demonstrations

By MCT Campus

July 22, 2013


Filed under Archives

The reaction to the ruling in the George Zimmerman case revealed lingering racial tension in the United States. 

Dramatic television series keeps viewers on edge

Dramatic television series keeps viewers on edge

By Michael Yarish/AMC

April 21, 2013


Filed under Archives

"Mad Men" kicked off its sixth season with a shocking episode readdressing Don Draper's adultery. MCT Campus

“42” a caricatured, yet undeniably entertaining biopic

“42” a caricatured, yet undeniably entertaining biopic

By D. Stevens

April 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

Newcomer Chadwick Boseman received the complex task of portraying Jackie Robinson in "42."

Students reflect on Boston attack

Students reflect on Boston attack

By Stuart Cahill

April 17, 2013


Filed under Archives

Government agencies arrive on the scene moments after the attack. Bobby Mizia

‘Trance’ puts a thriller twist on pulp crime

‘Trance’ puts a thriller twist on pulp crime

By Fox Searchlight Pictures

April 11, 2013


Filed under Archives

James McAvoy exudes nervous charm as Simon in "Trance." MCT Campus

Saul: College sports losing their meaning and purpose

Saul: College sports losing their meaning and purpose

By Chris Szagola/Cal Sport Media

April 9, 2013


Filed under Archives

Last week, former Rutgers men's basketball coach Mike Rice gained attention for berating and physically abusing his players. (MCT Campus)

Saul: Ware’s injury inspires Louisville to Elite Eight victory over Duke

Saul: Ware’s injury inspires Louisville to Elite Eight victory over Duke

By Sam Riche

April 2, 2013


Filed under Archives

After his injury, Louisville’s Kevin Ware (in stretcher) told his teammates to go and win the game. The Cardinals defeated Duke, 85-63.

‘Spring Breakers’ no day at the beach

‘Spring Breakers’ no day at the beach

By HANDOUT

March 28, 2013


Filed under Archives

James Franco acts as a grimy gangster in "Spring Breakers," y'all. MCT Campus

‘House of Cards’ has Spacey up sleeve

‘House of Cards’ has Spacey up sleeve

By HANDOUT

March 28, 2013


Filed under Archives

"House of Cards" creates a secretive plot with a cut-throat character. MCT Campus

Formula makes for dull movie, reminiscent of past Sparks films

Formula makes for dull movie, reminiscent of past Sparks films

By James Bridges

February 28, 2013


Filed under Archives

"Safe Haven" replicates past Nicholas Sparks films. MCT Campus

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