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Column: New Philly Flyers’ mascot ‘Gritty’ is more fearsome than friendly

Column: New Philly Flyers’ mascot ‘Gritty’ is more fearsome than friendly

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns, Uncategorized

Nobody’s sure what animal or interdimensional being new Flyers' mascot 'Gritty' is supposed to be, but we can all agree he’s ugly.

Clever use of makeup can make Halloween scary again

Clever use of makeup can make Halloween scary again

By Jack Trainor / For The Pitt News

October 30, 2013


Filed under Archives

What’s wrong with being scary these days?It seems that once you hit college, Halloween becomes less about being scary and more about irony or playful jest.Even with the rise of Halloween attractions such as Pittsburgh’s Scarehouse and Hundred Acres Manor, scary costumes seem to be an afterthought ...

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