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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 the full article here] Knox Coulter | Staff Photographer Knox Coulter | Staff Photogra...

Community responds after high school student fatally shot by police

Someone from the crowd called

By Christian Snyder and Kieran Mclean | The Pitt News Staff

June 21, 2018

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 officials expect to continue through the summer. The first protest began outside the East Pit...

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

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

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 losing record streak to 17 in a loss against the best team in the nation. Despite low attendance...

Photos: Wrestling against Virginia

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)

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 4-10 on the season and 2-3 in the ACC. Click here to read the weekend recap ...

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

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

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 fun when you have all those people there. And today it was bigger because it wasn’t just for us,...

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

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

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 the recap here. ...

Gallery: Pitt football falls to UNC, 34-31

Pitt's Bricen Garner makes a shoelace tackle in the second half. (Photo by Christian Snyder / Contributing Editor)

By John Hamilton and Christian Snyder / TPN Staff

November 10, 2017

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Historic Pittsburgh hosts fair at Carnegie Library

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

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 of the audience members reminisced over Pittsburgh’s greatest historical contributions, ranging from wo...

Cathedral in photos, from the basement to the top

(Photos by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

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,” she said, laughing. She was right, the 30th floor is probably the most boring floor in the 42-story str...

Send nudes: student artist draws on body positivity

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

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 Krause, a junior studying studio arts and social work, started something last May called The Nudity Project. The project involves Krause drawing nudes of women...

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