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Friday Night Time Capsule

Friday Night Time Capsule

By MCT Campus

October 8, 2014


Filed under Archives

Director Peter Berg (left) with Bissinger.

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.

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals

By MCT Campus

October 7, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Kansas City Royals are this year's surprise playoff team and are headed to the ALCS.

Pitt vs. Penn State

Pitt vs. Penn State

By MCT Campus

October 7, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Pitt will renew its series with Penn State, beginning in the 2016 season.

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.

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.

Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys

By MCT Campus

October 2, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Dallas Cowboys are off to a 3-1 start this season, but against mostly mediocre teams.

Week to week

Week to week

By MCT Campus

October 1, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Players like Frank Gore are driving fantasy football players mad this year with their fluctuating performances.

Playoffs

Playoffs

By MCT Campus

September 30, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Pirates send Edinson Volquez against the Giants' Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday.

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.

Pitt developing MERS vaccine

Pitt developing MERS vaccine

By MCT Campus

September 28, 2014


Filed under Health, News, Tech Science

Pitt researchers are collaborating with others around the world on a vaccine for the MERS virus.

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

By MCT Campus

September 24, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Derek Jeter on one of the many stops of his 2014 "farewell tour".

Options for veterans at Pitt

Options for veterans at Pitt

By MCT Campus

September 23, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Pitt is among the top 15 percent of military-friendly schools. 

Penn State

Penn State

By Courtesy of MCT Campus

September 23, 2014


Filed under Archives

Penn State's Saeed Blacknall (13) gets past Massachusetts' Iric Harris (31) on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Beaver Stadium at University Park, Pa. The Lions beat the Minutemen 48-7. (Christopher Wedile/Centre Daily Times/MCT)...

Russell Martin

Russell Martin

By MCT Campus

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Russell Martin has arguably been the MVP of the Pirates this year, but is a free agent after this season.

Yankees

Yankees

By MCT Campus

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Yankees have missed the playoffs for the second straight year, despite having the second-highest payroll in the league.

They love their football

They love their football

By Penn State fans celebrate with their mascot, the Nittany Lion. Courtesy of MCT Campus

September 23, 2014


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The Penn State Nittany Lion crowd-surfs through the stands after the Saturday, September 6, 2014 game against Akron at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pa. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times/MCT)

Takedown

Takedown

By MCT Campus

September 22, 2014


Filed under Archives

Jabaal Sheard [making tackle] had a solid performance for the Cleveland Browns against the division rival Baltimore Ravens. 

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.

All smiles

All smiles

By MCT Campus

September 17, 2014


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen has become the face of the Pirates' renaissance.

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-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

By Courtesy of MCT Campus

September 14, 2014


Filed under Archives

From left, University of California, Berkeley student Shannon Thomas, 21, former student Nicoletta Commins, 22, and student Aryle Butler, 20, prepare to speak during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Thirty-one female students h...

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

By MCT Campus

September 14, 2014


Filed under Archives

Sixty-five percent of women and 25 percent of men experience some type of street harassment at some point in their lives.

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.

College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff

By MCT Campus

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Jameis Winston and Florida State won the last BCS Championship under the previous playoff format.

Kenny Trill

Kenny Trill

By MCT Campus

September 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

Kenny Hill has been compared to his predecessor often  since his breakout performance on Thursday. 

End of an era

End of an era

By MCT Campus

September 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

Brad Guzan (right) has become the starting goalie for the U.S. national team.  

Elusive

Elusive

By MCT Campus

September 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

The outcome of Florida State-Oklahoma State was one of the many surprises from week one of college football.  

Manchester United

Manchester United

By MCT Campus

September 2, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Wayne Rooney is one of the last remaining members from the old Manchester United dynasty.

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...

Washington

Washington

By MCT

August 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Numerous media outlets and political figures have spoken out against Washington's controversial football team name.

Injured goods

Injured goods

By MCT Campus

August 25, 2014


Filed under Archives

A columnist's friend picked Sam Bradford (throwing) in their fantasy draft hours after the St. Louis Rams quarterback injured his ACL. 

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.

Dark seasons

Dark seasons

By MCT Campus

July 8, 2014


Filed under Archives

Eastwood sometimes misses the musical mark, but amps up the tragedy.

Same mission, different school

Same mission, different school

By Photo Courtesy of MCT Campus

July 1, 2014


Filed under Archives

Hill and Tatum return for a similar, but hilarious adventure in '22.'

Maleficent

Maleficent

By MCT Campus

June 10, 2014


Filed under Archives

Angelina Jolie stars in Disney's "Maleficent." (Disney Enterprises, Inc./MCT)

Little Bo Cheap

Little Bo Cheap

By MCT Campus

June 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

MacFarlane's only attempt to hide from the spotlight in 'A Million Ways.'

Not hair loss!

Not hair loss!

By MCT Campus

May 27, 2014


Filed under Archives

Seeing double: Young Professor X (McAvoy) faces his future (Stewart).

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)...

Major League Draper

Major League Draper

By MCT Campus

May 20, 2014


Filed under Archives

J.B. Bernstein (Jon Hamm) looks for major league talent in unexpected places.

We’re not in Disney anymore

We’re not in Disney anymore

By MCT Campus

May 7, 2014


Filed under Archives

Efron shows off his bawdy side with Rogen and Banks.

It’s not (just) about the bat

It’s not (just) about the bat

By MCT Campus

May 6, 2014


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen favors walking up to songs that "have a great beat."

NBA owner alleged to have made racist comments

NBA owner alleged to have made racist comments

By (MCT Campus)

April 27, 2014


Filed under Archives

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, is being investigated by the NBA after an audio recording surfaced, with a voice attributed to Sterling, containing racist remarks. 

NBA owner allegedly makes racist comments

NBA owner allegedly makes racist comments

By MCT Campus

April 26, 2014


Filed under Archives

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, is being investigated by the NBA after an audio recording surfaced, with a voice attributed to Sterling, containing racist remarks. 

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.

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)...

Gimme fuel, and an AARP subscription

Gimme fuel, and an AARP subscription

By MCT Campus

April 14, 2014


Filed under Archives

30 years after the debut of "Ride the Lightning," Metallica is a graying shell of its former self

Captain’s back in Marvel’s newest hit

Captain’s back in Marvel’s newest hit

April 7, 2014


Filed under Archives

Evans and Johansson take on the Winter Soldier in Marvel's latest.

Kain Colter

Kain Colter

By MCT Campus

April 7, 2014


Filed under Archives

Former Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter led a movement that resulted in the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board deciding to allow the Wildcats football team to unionize.

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 

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. 

Miley Cyrus performs in Minnesota

Miley Cyrus performs in Minnesota

By Jeff Wheeler | MCT Campus

April 1, 2014


Filed under Archives

Miley Cyrus performs at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Monday, March 10, 2014.

APRIL FOOLS red Solo cup

APRIL FOOLS red Solo cup

By MCT Campus

March 31, 2014


Filed under Archives

South Oakland residents are stocking up on red Solo cups in anticipation of BYOC. 

Pirates vs. Cubs

Pirates vs. Cubs

By MCT Campus

March 31, 2014


Filed under Archives

Barry Bonds and Dick Groat presented Andrew McCutchen with the 2013 NL MVP Award.

Mikey Racciato

Mikey Racciato

By MCT Campus

March 23, 2014


Filed under Archives

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

Wright lays it in

Wright lays it in

By MCT Campus

March 20, 2014


Filed under Archives

With 10 points, Cameron Wright was one of three Panthers to score in double figures in a 77-48 victory over Colorado on Thursday.

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

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.

Rise above

Rise above

By MCT Campus

February 19, 2014


Filed under Archives

Ward gained fame as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers

Lewis

Lewis

By MCT Campus

February 19, 2014


Filed under Archives

Lewis made a Super Bowl appearance as a Philadelphia Eagle in 2005.

Your move, Creep

Your move, Creep

By MCT Campus

February 17, 2014


Filed under Archives

The new 'RoboCop' is a lazy update of the brilliant original.

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)...

High art it’s not

High art it’s not

By MCT Campus

February 12, 2014


Filed under Archives

Clooney's third try at directing was less than a success

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.

Not exactly buddy cops

Not exactly buddy cops

By MCT Campus

February 10, 2014


Filed under Archives

'True Detective' is growing very dark very fast.

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