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A borg (blackout rage gallon) made of water, vodka and red beverage mix powder in a gallon jug, labeled SpongeBorg SquarePants. The right side of the jug displays the message Me Hoy Minoy, a reference to the SpongeBob SquarePants episode DoodleBob.

Editorial | What your borg’s name says about you

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 19, 2023
St. Patrick’s Day is infamously known as a drinking holiday, so it’s no surprise that upon receiving viral status, borgs became the drinking trend for this 2023’s season… and P.S., experts don’t love the trend, but argue it has some benefits compared to other college drinking trends. Did someone say “Score!”? Well, let’s see what your borg’s name over the weekend says about you. 
Outside the Irish Design Center on Craig Street.

‘You don’t have to be Irish to love Ireland’: Irish Design Center celebrates Irish culture in Pittsburgh

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer March 16, 2023
The Irish Design Center, located at 303 South Craig St., plays a significant role in helping people celebrate familial history even though they do not live in Ireland.
The Global Hub in Posvar hosted a St. Patrick’s Day Pop-Up Gaeltact on Thursday.

Irish Club celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with pop-up Gaeltacht at Global Hub

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer March 17, 2022
The mellow music of the cranberries echoed through Posvar Hall two days before St. Patrick’s Day as the Irish Club transformed the Global Hub into a little piece of the Gaeltacht — the Irish-speaking regions of Ireland — on American soil.
Rince na gCathrach Cruach, Pitt’s Irish dance team, performed outside of the Cathedral of Learning on Sunday in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

‘Beannachtai na Feile Padraig dhuit!’: Irish community reinvents traditions to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer March 16, 2021
Though the COVID-19 pandemic postponed the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Pittsburgh and many of the other ways people would normally spend the day, the Irish community has managed to find ways to celebrate their heritage.
‘Stop playing around’: Bonner, CMRO urge students to get COVID-19 tested after large weekend parties

‘Stop playing around’: Bonner, CMRO urge students to get COVID-19 tested after large weekend parties

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor March 16, 2021
Dean Bonner posted a video on Monday about the “deeply concerning behavior” he observed on Saturday afternoon. Because of this, the CMRO is encouraging students who attended large gatherings to get COVID-19 tested this week.
(Illustration by Abigail Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Editorial: Casual Friday — the Shamrock Shake debate

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 15, 2018

So, Shamrock Shakes — let’s get one thing straight. The Shamrock Shake is not a middle-of-the-road food group. One cannot simply “take it or leave it.” Whether you think the shake is a collision...

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