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Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

Gallery: Pittsburgh Pride

By Thomas Yang, Visual Editor

June 11, 2019


Editorial: On Columbus Day, teach explorer’s whole history

Controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus’ statue in Schenley Park has led to vandalism in recent years. (TPN file photo)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 10, 2017

Pitt students undoubtedly enjoyed yesterday’s day off — officially the University’s designated fall break. Unofficially, however, the day’s status as Columbus Day has long created more controversy than calm. Columbus Day — named after the Italian-born, Spanish-financed explorer from the 1...

GALLERY: Penguins Stanley Cup Victory Parade 2017

Sidney Crosby rides through the parade in a pick up truck with the Stanley Cup next to him. (Photo by Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer)

By Matt Hawley

June 14, 2017

An estimated crowd of 650,000 people gathered downtown on Wednesday morning to celebrate the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup victory for the second year in a row. The Penguins secured the cup with a score of 2-0 against the Nashville Predators on Sunday night. ...

Pittsburgh celebrates two controversial Prides

Chipotle workers hand out coupons to parade attendees. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

June 14, 2017

When Pittsburghers gathered for the city’s annual LGBTQ+ Pride parade Sunday, they probably expected the marchers to toss candy and wave rainbow flags — but they got their fair share of political chants slung their way as well. The circumstance of two parades came as the result of fundamental disagree...

Gallery: Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade

Iron workers

By John Hamilton & Stephen Caruso | Pitt News Photo Staff

September 5, 2016

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