The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt players line up during the Blue vs. Gold spring football game in April.

Column | Pitt football doesn’t need to change its uniforms

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor June 21, 2022
Pitt football boasts some of the best uniforms in football and there’s no reason to stray from them. Sure, the color scheme goes against the grain when it comes to the other teams in the city. But the blue and gold is what Pitt is all about — embrace it.
Keisha Blain, Pitt associate professor of history.

‘I am absolutely thrilled’: Pitt professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer April 22, 2022
Keisha Blain, an associate professor in the Department of History, and Yona Harvey, a poet and Pitt associate professor in the department of English, were one of the 180 individuals awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
According to an email from the CMRO, COVID-19 cases remain high in the state but cases are “way down” on campus compared to the omicron variant’s peak.

Pitt adds 118 new COVID-19 cases since April 13

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2022
Pitt officials said Thursday that 93 students and 25 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from April 13 to 19.
Ruskin Hall.

Ruskin goes green with new composting program

By Samantha Salz, Staff Writer April 15, 2022
The Compost Collective, made up of Amanda Lee, Celeste Calderon and Fiona Benge, piloted a composting program for students living in Ruskin Hall last month. The collective aims to make composting an easy and routine practice for students living in apartment-style residence halls.
Pitts Mouhamadou Gueye, left, grabs a rebound in front of Louisvilles Matt Cross (33) during the second half of a men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 15 in Pittsburgh.

ACC men’s basketball coaches reject narrative of conference decline

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor January 26, 2022
This is not your grandfather’s ACC. Or even the ACC of your 16-year old cousin. ACC men’s basketball, formerly head and shoulders above any challenger, is not considered a juggernaut anymore. But head coaches think criticism is overblown.
A Pitt student sits on another students shoulders in Oakland in a crowd celebrating Pitts ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University earlier in the night.

Photos: Students celebrate Pitt win in Oakland

By Clare Sheedy, Assistant Visual Editor December 5, 2021
After Pitt football’s ACC championship win against Wake Forest University in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday night, students celebrated in the streets of Oakland.
Pitt fans cheer during Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Photos: ACC Championship Game Fans

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
Pitt fans cheer on the Panthers as they face off against Wake Forest during Saturday evening’s ACC championship game.
Keyshon Camp (10) and John Morgan III (6) embrace after a defensive play during the ACC Championship football game.

Photos: ACC Championship Game

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
The Pitt Panthers faced off against Wake Forest in front of a packed crowd at Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game.
Pitt, Chatham and Carnegie Mellon students walk down the street with a banner that reads “Divest Now” during Saturday’s “College Climate March.”

Photos: “College Climate March”

By John Blair, Senior Staff Photographer November 15, 2021

About 50 students from Pitt, Chatham and Carnegie Mellon walked the streets from Chatham’s campus to the Cathedral of Learning to protest continued fossil fuel investment from all three schools on...

Pitt senior guard Jayla Everett (20) runs with the ball at Wednesday’s game against Radford University.

Photos: Women’s Basketball vs. Radford

By Hannah Wilson, Staff Photographer November 12, 2021

The Pitt Panthers defeated Radford 82-63 on Wednesday's game at Petersen Events Center. A strong season opener, Pitt players scored high — with junior guard Emy Hayford (4) scoring a career high...

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