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Just dill

Just dill

By TNS

May 13, 2015


Filed under Archives

Picklesburgh will feature a giant pickle-shaped Heinz balloon.

Not for grown-ups

Not for grown-ups

By TNS

April 6, 2015


Filed under Archives

Rihanna and Parsons give it their best, but can’t bring it “Home."

ENTER TV-EMMY 27 LA

ENTER TV-EMMY 27 LA

By TNS

January 5, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Laverne Cox arrives for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

By Brad Barket / Abaca Press / TNS

January 5, 2015


Filed under Archives

Transgender actress Laverne Cox attends the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at the Marriott Marquis in New York on March 24, 2012. 

Women in bioengineering

Women in bioengineering

By MCT Campus

October 28, 2014


Filed under Campus, News, Tech Science

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

Gluten-free muffins

Gluten-free muffins

By MCT Campus

October 14, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Gluten-free foods are often more calorie-dense than foods that include gluten, experts say.

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. 

Not just in your lattes

Not just in your lattes

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Archives

Pumpkin predictably takes over beer and cider in the fall.

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.

Geocaching

Geocaching

By MCT Campus

September 16, 2014


Filed under National News, News

Geocaches can be any type of item, and geocachers can find them anywhere in the world for others to find. 

US NEWS CMP-ROTC-ADV05 LA

US NEWS CMP-ROTC-ADV05 LA

By Dave Getzschman

August 28, 2014


Filed under National News, News

Kaitlyn Benitez-Strine, 17, from left, speaks with ROTC representatives Anna Thompson, 22, and Isabel Lopez, 18, at Stanford University, April 29, 2011, in Stanford, California. Following a ban of about four decades, Stanford and many of the nation's elite universities are welcoming back the Reserve Offic...

Pa. Gay marriage

Pa. Gay marriage

By Yong Kim

May 27, 2014


Filed under Archives

Lindsay Vandermay, right, holds up her wedding ring with her partner Ashley Wilson after they received their marriage certificate at the marriage bureau office at City Hall on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/MCT)...

Four Loko

Four Loko

By Courtesy of MCT Campus

April 18, 2014


Filed under Archives

Standards to regulate marketing of the malt beverages.

Four Loko

Four Loko

By Photo Courtesy of MCT Campus

April 17, 2014


Filed under Archives

Standards to regulate marketing of the malted beverage.

Four Loko

Four Loko

By Courtesy of MCT Campus

April 17, 2014


Filed under Archives

Standards to regulate marketing of the malt beverages.

Fitbit

Fitbit

By Photo courtesy of MCT Campus

April 2, 2014


Filed under Archives

Fitbit's Flex Wireless Activity and Sleep Wristband device is worn around the wrist throughout the day and measures a user's physical activity based on movement and fitness goals. 

U MAD BRO

U MAD BRO

By MCT Campus

February 24, 2014


Filed under Archives

Don't expect this type of selection at your next house party, but don't be mad about it, either

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)...

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.

Fancy Fruit

Fancy Fruit

By Bill Hogan / MCT Campus

October 17, 2013


Filed under Archives

Proper preparation is imperative to reaping all the benefits of avocados.

Eid Prayer

Eid Prayer

By Randy Pench / MCT

September 12, 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 12, 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.

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

By Kevin Kreck / MCT Campus

September 12, 2013


Filed under Archives

Developing and honing soft skills, such as communication and public speaking, are just as important as practical skills like knowledge of methodology or technical hardware.

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.

In search of better brews

In search of better brews

By Bill Hogan/MCT Campus

August 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

Beer snobs will feel right at home in many of Pittsburgh's beer hot spots

Musicians use Twitter as platform to connect with audiences

Musicians use Twitter as platform to connect with audiences

By E. Jason Wambsgans

April 3, 2013


Filed under Archives

Rappers like Kanye West use Twitter to express emotional opinion. MCT Campus

‘House of Cards’ has Spacey up sleeve

‘House of Cards’ has Spacey up sleeve

By HANDOUT

March 27, 2013


Filed under Archives

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

Potlucks offer time for social relaxation, culinary sharing

Potlucks offer time for social relaxation, culinary sharing

By Glenn Koenig

March 5, 2013


Filed under Archives

Foods like fried chicken make for great potluck contributions. MCT Campus

Eckroate: The idea of New York might be appealing, but reality is complicated

Eckroate: The idea of New York might be appealing, but reality is complicated

By ELLEN CREAGER

February 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

New York: A city of culture and glamour, but also of stark divide

Toxic online images discourage healthy behavior, exercise

Toxic online images discourage healthy behavior, exercise

By Katie Currid

January 15, 2013


Filed under Archives

Don't allow negative thoughts and discouraging images affect New Years resolutions. / MCT Campus

Wiz Khalifa releases album, strays from 412 sound

Wiz Khalifa releases album, strays from 412 sound

By Tiger

December 9, 2012


Filed under Archives

Pittsburgh's most famous rapper released a new album that deviates from his original signature style. (MCT Campus)

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