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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Photos: Mac Miller vigil in Blue Slide Park

Photos: Mac Miller vigil in Blue Slide Park

By The Pitt News Visual Staff September 12, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered at Blue Slide Park in Squirrel Hill Tuesday evening for a vigil honoring Pittsburgh-native rap artist Mac Miller. Miller, 26, passed away Sept. 7 from a suspected drug overdose. [Read...

Someone from the crowd called all babies, young ones, to the center of the protest on Thursday night in front of the East Pittsburgh Police Department. The protests follow Antwon Roses death at the hand of a former Pitt police officer on Tuesday night. (Photo by Kieran Mclean | For The Pitt News)

Community responds after high school student fatally shot by police

After East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld fatally shot unarmed Woodland Hills High School student Antwon Rose Tuesday night, the community responded quickly, organizing daily protests that Pittsburgh...

Fans wear paper bags over their head as they watch Pitt lose its 17th straight game. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

Gallery: No. 1 Virginia hands Pitt 17th straight loss

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor February 24, 2018

While the No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers secured their 3rd outright ACC regular-season title in the last five years on Saturday afternoon, the Panthers also continued to make history books — extending their...

Wrestling: Senior wrestler Dom Forys celebrates at Pitt’s 28-9 victory over Virginia Friday night at the Petersen Events Center.  (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

Photos: Wrestling against Virginia

By Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer February 19, 2018

Much like last week against Duke, the team registered seven victories to take down the University of Virginia Friday night for the final home match of the season at the Pete. The win moves the team to...

Attendees of Sunday’s Pink the Pete game held signs in support of those affected by breast cancer. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Photos: Women’s basketball plays Duke at 11th Pink the Pete

By Thomas Yang | Visual Editor January 29, 2018

With more than 2,000 fans in a sea of pink in support of a cure for breast cancer, the Pitt women’s basketball team fell 58-46 to No. 18 Duke in the 11th annual Pink the Peterson game. “It’s...

Receiver Jester Weah breaks a tackle before running to the one yard line. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

Gallery: Pitt football falls to Virginia Tech, losing bowl eligibility

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor November 18, 2017

The Pitt football team couldn’t convert on four straight plays at the goal line with a minute to go in the fourth quarter — losing 20-14 to the Virginia Tech Hokies and any chance at a bowl game. Read...

Historic Pittsburgh is digitizing and uploading archived photos of Pittsburgh — including this aerial shot of the Point — to (Photo via Pitt’s University Library System)

Historic Pittsburgh hosts fair at Carnegie Library

By Siddhi Shockey / For The Pitt News November 7, 2017

Rick Sebak, a native Pittsburgh filmmaker and producer, held a “Pittsburgh Changes the World” sign above his head, eliciting nods from the audience at the Historic Pittsburgh Fair. Sebak and many...

(Photos by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

Cathedral in photos, from the basement to the top

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor October 13, 2017

I walked into an office on the 30th floor of the Cathedral of Learning Wednesday and asked the receptionist if there was anything interesting on the floor that might make for a good picture. “No,”...

Krause includes quotes from the subjects on the Instagram and Facebook page for the project. (Photo by Christian Snyder l Contributing Editor)

Send nudes: student artist draws on body positivity

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer October 5, 2017

Every couple of weeks, more than 100 people scroll through their Instagram feeds and see a penciled sketch of a woman’s body accompanied by a short description about body positivity by user takeback_thenude. Sarah...

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