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Editorial: Pitt, give students a pass/fail option

Editorial: Pitt, give students a pass/fail option

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 19, 2020

Right now, we’re facing a worldwide pandemic, and in these circumstances, students should have the space to take care of themselves and do their school work without agonizing about their grades — especially with the abrupt shift to online classes.

2020 guard Femi Odukale commits to Pitt

2020 guard Femi Odukale commits to Pitt

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 17, 2020

Femi Odukale, the three-star Class of 2020 combo guard out of Springfield Commonwealth Academy, Massachusetts, announced his commitment to Pitt Wednesday afternoon.

Editorial: Pitt, don’t stall on divestment, just vote

Editorial: Pitt, don’t stall on divestment, just vote

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 1, 2020

The findings would then be sent to the board. Gallagher and Board chairperson Eva Tansky Blum must not choose the route of forming an advisory committee, which seems like a waste of time considering the existing amount of evidence that divestment has worked for other universities.

Shooting woes have wiped out Pitt’s tournament hopes

Shooting woes have wiped out Pitt’s tournament hopes

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Pitt has failed to shoot over 40% from the field since Feb. 8 against Georgia Tech, which was also the team’s last victory.

Men’s lacrosse hungry for wins — and wings — in 2020

Men’s lacrosse hungry for wins — and wings — in 2020

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Whether it's downing nearly 1,000 wings in an hour or tearing through its first two opponents, Pitt men's club lacrosse has embraced a culture of tenacity on the field and camaraderie off it.

Pitt flops against rival Syracuse on Senior Night

Pitt flops against rival Syracuse on Senior Night

By Stephen Thompson and Tyler Mathes

February 27, 2020

In a game that could have proven pivotal as the Pitt men’s basketball closes the season, the Panthers failed to show up, falling to Syracuse in a lifeless 23-point blowout Wednesday night.

Pitt comeback falls short against Virginia, 59-56

Pitt comeback falls short against Virginia, 59-56

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

The defending national champion Virginia Cavaliers earned a road win in the Petersen Events Center Saturday, but a late Panther run made the game come down to the final second.

Unpacking the silly and the serious in Pitt’s NCAA violations

Unpacking the silly and the serious in Pitt’s NCAA violations

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

Time to take a deep dive into some of the serious, but mostly silly, details surrounding Pitt athletics' recent "scandal."

VIDEO: PITT vs. CLEMSON: Men’s ACC Basketball (w/ Broadcast Audio)

February 18, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Clemson Tigers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 72-52 Clemson. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Shot and edited by Knox Coulter, Multimedia Editor Broadcast audio by...

Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

By Sam Krimins, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball hasn’t lost three straight games all season, but it looks like that could change Tuesday night at No. 8 Florida State.

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