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North Carolina voting laws suppress minorities

The entrance to vote at the Herbert C. Young Community Center polling place in Cary, North Carolina, on Nov. 6, 2012.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 24, 2018

North Carolina claims its new voting policies make it more convenient for voters to get to the polls — but really it’s an orchestrated attempt to prevent minorities from voting.

Pitt tennis falls in North Carolina to Duke, NC State

Natsumi Okamoto was the only member of the Pitt tennis team to win a match this weekend. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

Riding a four-game losing streak, the Pitt women’s tennis team looked to turn its season around during this weekend’s trip to North Carolina. Unfortunately for the Panthers (3-10, 0-8 ACC), the weekend brought no respite. The team played against No. 17 Duke in Durham Saturday and No. 26 North Ca...

Volleyball captures crucial weekend of five-set Carolina matches

Nika Markovic (17) helped the Panthers beat  NC State on Sunday with three kills during the five-set match. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Once sophomore Kamalani Akeo slammed down the final service ace onto the court, there was no stopping the Pitt women’s volleyball team from rejoicing a pair of weekend victories against two reputable North Carolina teams. Not only do the wins make a NCAA tournament bid a serious possibility for ...

Pitt volleyball sweeps ACC opening weekend against North Carolina State, North Carolina

Kadi Kullerkann expertly returns a volley from NC State. Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer

September 27, 2015

A raucous house full of dancing, cheering fans watched Pitt open its ACC schedule with two impressive wins this weekend at the Fitzgerald Field House. The Panthers (12-2, 2-0 ACC) faced off against the NC State Wolfpack (11-3, 0-2 ACC) Friday, winning 3-1. Pitt finished up the weekend against the U...

Pitt volleyball starts ACC slate against red hot North Carolina State, North Carolina

Kadi Kullerkann goes up to spike a ball.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

By David Leftwich / Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

Good times never felt so good as the Panthers kick off their ACC schedule with two visits from North Carolina teams. Pitt volleyball, winner of three straight games, hopes to keep its momentum going as it faces a hot North Carolina State University Wolfpack team, winners of nine in a row. The Panthers...

Pitt football schedule looks winnable but tough

Heather Tennant / Staff Photographer

By Joe Rokicki / Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

On paper, everything looks easy. And on paper, Pitt’s schedule seems deceptively easy. But it’s easy to forget that Pitt has lost at least once to each of this year’s opponents in the past three years, some losses nastier than others. But with a new coaching staff and fresh enthusiasm, the futur...

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