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Panthers fall 2020 season preview

The Pitt women’s volleyball team is one of Pitt’s best sports teams.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

July 19, 2020

As potential fall sports seasons loom, here’s your guide to each Panther team heading into the 2020 season

Satire | Residence Hall Horoscopes

 Lothrop Hall is one of the only residence halls with a sink in nearly every dorm room.

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

June 29, 2019

Just like you, each of Pitt’s residence halls has its own distinct character.

Opinion | 5 reasons you shouldn’t worry about the freshman 15

Opinion | 5 reasons you shouldn't worry about the freshman 15

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

June 28, 2019

You shouldn’t ruin your first year of college worrying about the freshman 15, especially when there really isn’t evidence to support it in the first place.

Opinion | A double major isn’t always the right choice

Opinion | A double major isn't always the right choice

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

June 28, 2019

While earning multiple degrees sounds fancy on paper, it might not always be practical.

Poem: stained glass sky

(Illustration by Sylvia Freeman | Staff Illustrator)

By Anaïs Foss | For The Pitt News

May 30, 2018

i.  A lonely hill in Ohiopyle a low lying brick wall in Schenley Park a grass front yard in Batavia Illinois no matter where I am this land provides a platform to view the sky above it so I do not waste my time worshipping under steeples only as tall as donations can build when I could stand in a l...

Poem: things fall apart

(Illustration by Sylvia Freeman | Staff Illustrator)

By Anaïs Foss | For The Pitt News

May 30, 2018

irregularly but never at a slow burn when the storm hits it is not the anticipation that kills but the novice treatment of destruction which makes it unexpected in the same way a tsunami is always shocking even though we both stood at the shore and watched the water recede at...

Staying single is the best choice when it comes to Pitt dorms

(Illustration by Sylvia Freeman | For The Pitt News)

By Neena Hagen, Senior Columnist

May 30, 2018

As a first-year moving into Tower B, my first day of college mirrored everyone else’s — I scampered gleefully into Towers garage to retrieve my housing cart and impatiently waited for the elevator that would take me to meet my roommate. But unlike everyone else, my roommate left campus a couple w...

Respect Las Palmas: Stop purchasing ‘trendy’ ethnic food

Las Palmas doubles as a taqueria, serving cheap tacos stuffed with meats such as chicken, steak, ground beef and carnitas on doubled-up corn tortillas. (Photo by Jeremy Wang | Senior Staff Columnist)

By Jeremy Wang | Senior Columnist

May 30, 2018

Nestled away on Atwood Street is an Oakland gem that’s the stuff of legends — Las Palmas. As a big fan of Tex-Mex and home cooking, I do most of my grocery shopping at this small Mexican grocery store, where I can find ingredients such as jicama or prickly pears that conventional stores don’t carry...

Schenley Quad’s parking lot should have stayed

Construction work in the Schenley Quadrangle has torn apart one of the few parking areas on Pitt’s campus with the intention of creating a new green space for students to utilize. (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

By Joshua Jordan | For The Pitt News

May 30, 2018

Not many students actually relied on the parking lot in Schenley Quadrangle for parking — but it served other purposes for carless Quad residents. It was instrumental as a pick-up and drop-off point for Ubers and allowed families to park right by dorms on moving days. But this useful transportat...

SGB President Maggie Kennedy is ready for the year ahead

Maggie Kennedy is Pitt’s SGB President for the 2018-19 school year. One of her top goals is to focus on increasing student engagement with SGB. (Photo courtesy of Maggie Kennedy)

By Grant Burgman | News Editor

May 30, 2018

Maggie Kennedy has hardly had a chance to relax since winning Pitt’s Student Government Board election in February. Kennedy, a senior political science and communication rhetoric double major at Pitt, has spent most of her time over the last three months meeting with University officials and Studen...

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