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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Fresh Perspective | Welcoming Spring

Fresh Perspective | Welcoming Spring

By Julia Smeltzer, Staff Writer February 28, 2022
In this week’s edition of Fresh Perspective, Julia Smeltzer writes about spring and why she enjoys it.
ACC Commissioner John Swofford issued a statement  regarding the conferences cancellation of athletic activities.

ACC officially cancels spring season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor March 17, 2020
With the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommending that gatherings of 50 or more people not occur for the next eight weeks, it became clear that no timeline in the near future would work for the conference’s spring athletes.
Pitt’s top two safeties, redshirt junior Paris Ford (pictured) and Damar Hamlin, chose to return to the team rather than going pro.

Pitt football holds first spring session of 2020

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor March 3, 2020
No starting jobs were won or lost during Pitt’s first official spring practice, though several team developments were revealed.
Pitt’s Global Hub in Posvar Hall hosted a celebration Saturday for Martisor, a Romanian festival celebrated on March 1.

March is for Martisor

By Ananya Pathapadu, For The Pitt News March 3, 2020
The red and white string tassels, called Martisor, are gifted to loved ones on March 1 as part of a month-long Romanian celebration — also called Martisor.
Top ways to soak up the spring in Pittsburgh

Top ways to soak up the spring in Pittsburgh

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer April 3, 2019
Finally, after months of gloom, snowstorms and freezing rain, the sun seems to have found its way to Pittsburgh. Here are some funny ways to enjoy the sun:
First-year utility player V’Lique Carter (19) carries the ball during October’s matchup with Duke.

Looking ahead at Pitt football in 2019

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer February 20, 2019
With National Signing Day in the books and the Panthers 15 days away from spring camp, now is a good time to evaluate the current state of Pitt’s football team.
(Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Friday Fight: After April tears, May’s in the clear

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 20, 2018

It’s April ― flowers around campus are starting to bloom, the weather is finally warming up and the end of the semester is upon us. Pitt lets out for the summer earlier than most other schools,...

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett completed 13 of 23 passes for 140 yards during Saturday’s Blue and Gold game. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Spring Game analysis: Pitt defense shined while offense struggled

By Cale Berger | Staff Writer April 15, 2018

Pitt’s annual Blue and Gold Spring Game may be the first chance of the year for Pitt students, alumni and fans to tailgate and bring their favorite jerseys out of retirement, but it is also an opportunity...

Redshirt first-year defensive back Paris Ford (12) runs past redshirt sophomore defensive back Phil Campbell (24) after receiving a punt. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Gallery: Spring Blue and Gold game

By Thomas Yang | Visual Editor April 15, 2018

The Panthers split their football team into Blue and Gold sides Saturday afternoon for their annual Spring Game, a contest in which neither offense looked exceptional. It proved fitting that a defensive...

(Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

Poetry: January 23-24

By Alexis Buncich | For The Pitt News January 26, 2018

In spring, we walk to class in miniskirts; we’ve got our books in hand. Everything seems swell outside, the weather at our command. Runners jogging in the park, the warmth remains when it turns...

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