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Cheaters sometimes win: Oakland Zoo ups distraction tactics

Cheaters sometimes win: Oakland Zoo ups distraction tactics

By Jessica Boddy / For The Pitt News

February 16, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

“Joel! Joel! Joel! Joel, how’s Shannon? Joel!”“Hey, Marcus! Retweet me after the game! OK? Marcus!”“Meeks, you suck! You look like the Pillsbury Doughboy!”Anyone who has ever been in the Oakland Zoo during a pregame warm up knows that strangely personal shouts to opposing players, like these exclamations heard at Sa...

Oakland Zoo should add new exclusive tradition to arsenal

Oakland Zoo should add new exclusive tradition to arsenal

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

February 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Let me start by saying I do not condone throwing thousands of rolls of toilet paper onto the court of the Petersen Events Center.But one university’s student section does just that, and it tells me that Pitt’s Oakland Zoo could use a new and exclusive tradition of its own.John Brown University, loc...

Oakland Zoo a creative outlet for fans

Oakland Zoo a creative outlet for fans

By Chris Puzia / Assistant Sports Editor

May 28, 2014


Filed under Specials, Specials / Newstudentguide2014, Sports

When I first enrolled at Pitt, I considered how I would try to “make my mark” at the University. Would I get involved in Greek life, try and hold my own with the Ultimate team or something else?The route I ended up choosing resulted from a $75 costume that I bought from a Halloween store near my New...

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