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

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) is sacked by Cleveland Browns Jacob Phillips (50) and Myles Garrett (95) during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland, Thursday, Sept. 22.

Column | Fans shouldn’t pin Steelers’ offensive struggles on Canada and Trubisky

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer September 26, 2022
The Steelers have scored just four touchdowns through three games in 2022. Senior staff writer Frankie Richetti argues that the Steelers’ offensive struggles goes beyond offensive coordinator Matt Canada and quarterback Mitch Trubisky.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jaylen Warren (30) tries to get past Detroit Lions linebacker James Houston (59) during a preseason football game on Aug. 28 in Pittsburgh.

Column | Steelers offensive line performance key to success for Steelers’ season

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer September 8, 2022
Staff writer Jermaine Sykes argues that the Steelers’ offensive line and how it plays is the difference between a winning and losing season in 2022.
Dalton Coppola and Richie Smiechowski, sports editors.

Meet the editors: Sports

By Dalton Coppola and Richie Smiechowski August 29, 2022
Let’s introduce you to our two editors who spend far too much time scrolling Twitter during the school week.
Attendees look at the PR-028 at a formula SAE showcase in 2016.

‘To finish first, first you must finish’: Panther Racing pushes limits of performance, reliability

By Richie Smiechowski, Assistant Sports Editor August 26, 2022
On any given day during the school year, several members of Pitt’s Formula SAE team, also known as Panther Racing, work deep into the night in the sub-basement of Benedum Hall. Away from their course load, they choose to spend their free hours tirelessly building and refining an open-wheeled race car that will compete in only a handful of events each year.
Senior midfielder Peyton Reed (16) faces off a player from Akron during a Pitt women’s lacrosse game in March.

‘I see Pitt thriving’: Lacrosse seniors, grad students set bar for future teams

By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2022
During their only season as Panthers, 14 Pitt lacrosse seniors and grad students have laid the groundwork for future teams, establishing a culture of hard work and dedication within the program that is consistent with Pittsburgh’s blue-collar mentality.
Pitt sophomore outfielder CJ Funk (39) bats at Sunday’s game against Louisville.

Baseball takes two of three from No. 11 Louisville

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer April 3, 2022
Pitt baseball earned a pivotal series victory over conference opponent Louisville, netting wins in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday and on Sunday due to strong starting pitching and offensive production across the lineup.
Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett displays the ACC Championship trophy.

Column | Top 5 best Pitt sports moments in 2021

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 22, 2022
Pitt athletics enjoyed a successful 2021, including championships and program firsts. Staff writer Alexander Ganias ranked the five best Panther moments from the past calendar year.
Pitt fans cheer and yell during the third quarter of the ACC Championship football game on Dec. 4, 2021.

Column | Pitt moments that made fans want to drink, in celebration or sadness

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer February 22, 2022
Being a Pitt fan is an emotional roller coaster and the Panthers can often drive their fans to the bottle. Big wins have caused them to pop champagne in celebration, but others compel them to down shots in defeat.
German olympian Johannes Ludwig kisses the gold medal he won for the luge mens single at the 2022 Winter Olympics on Sunday in Beijing, China.

Editorial | No Olympic competitor should live in poverty

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 6, 2022
Despite the Olympic Games raising millions, and sometimes billions, of dollars in ad revenue, athletes from countries all over the world are left in a precarious position — hailed as superhumans yet not paid enough for their talents and efforts.
Opinion | Cheerleading proves that athletes can be tough and glamorous

Opinion | Cheerleading proves that athletes can be tough and glamorous

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist February 2, 2022
As a society, we tend to believe that athleticism equates to aggressiveness and grittiness. Cheerleading shows us that this does not have to be true.
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