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The Panthers’ two starting pitchers rung up Florida State batters 27 times combined Friday and Saturday night, leading the team to consecutive wins by scores of 1-0 and 7-2, respectively, over Florida State.

Strong pitching leads Pitt baseball to three-game sweep of ranked Florida State

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer March 1, 2021
One letter can sum up Pitt baseball’s (6-1, 3-0) opening ACC series in Tallahassee: K. Rather, 27 copies of that same letter. The Panthers’ two starting pitchers rung up Florida State batters that many times combined Friday and Saturday night, leading the team to consecutive wins by scores of 1-0 and 7-2, respectively, over Florida State (2-4, 0-3).
A cardboard cutout of Jonas Salk, inventor of the polio vaccine, stands in the Petersen Events Center on the first day of COVID vaccine administration.

Editorial | As COVID-19 numbers fall, keep your guard up

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 2, 2021
We can’t let our guards down yet.
Opinion | Shrink your COVID-19 pod

Opinion | Shrink your COVID-19 pod

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor January 19, 2021
Whether you’re returning to campus now or staying put for the time being, you should think seriously about shrinking your COVID-19 pod.
Opinion | This semester destroyed my mental health

Opinion | This semester destroyed my mental health

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor November 17, 2020
If this semester absolutely obliterated your mental health, that’s nothing to be ashamed of.
Although it was originally scheduled to commence this Thursday, Pitt instead decided to start its mandated “shelter-in-place” and move back into the Elevated risk posture Sunday night.

Editorial | Pitt’s mandated ‘shelter-in-place’ is inadequate, dangerous

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 10, 2020
Unfortunately, Pitt’s shelter-in-place mandate doesn’t much emphasize sheltering, and even less staying in place.
Pitt advised people to avoid Oakland Avenue due to a gas leak in Bouquet Gardens.

Bouquet Gardens and surrounding areas experience gas leak Thursday morning

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor November 5, 2020
Pitt sent out an ENS alert Thursday at 9:37 a.m. reporting a gas leak in Bouquet Gardens apartment buildings B, E and H.
Opinion | Instructors, cancel class on Election Day

Opinion | Instructors, cancel class on Election Day

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor October 27, 2020
It’s not really anybody’s place — or business — to decide what some else’s voting barriers might look like.
The Panthers will kick off the football season this Saturday with their first game against Austin Peay.

Editorial | Pitt can’t ethically justify playing football

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 8, 2020
We want to go to our classes and club meetings. But that doesn’t mean we should, and it doesn’t mean that we will. The same should go for football.

VIDEO: How Are Students Reacting to COVID-19 Precautions?

September 4, 2020

We asked students around campus how they felt about COVID-19 precautions and whether or not they thought students were following them.

The 10A is an iconic fixture on campus.

Editorial | Top 10 mask patterns Pitt should distribute

By The Pitt News Editorial Board August 27, 2020
Not that we’re planning on entering any face mask beauty pageants, but if we hypothetically were to enter, we wouldn’t make it past the first round. The Pitt News Editorial Board has taken the liberty of coming up with 10 alternative face mask patterns that Pitt should distribute instead.
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