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What you missed in a summer of Pitt sports

What you missed in a summer of Pitt sports

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

August 25, 2019

From snagging heralded recruits to hiring new coaches and seeing former players get drafted, Pitt athletics saw several crucial developments take place over the summer.

Opinion | Summer of creativity: vignettes from summer break

Opinion | Summer of creativity: vignettes from summer break

By The Pitt News Staff

August 25, 2019

To start off the Year of Creativity, our columnist share some summer experiences in which they displayed a sense of creativity.

Staff Picks: Summer soundtracks

Staff Picks: Summer soundtracks

By The Pitt News Staff

July 16, 2019

It’s about halfway through the summer and your perfectly curated summer playlist may be getting a bit overplayed, or you may just have heard Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” a few too many times and are looking for something new to listen to.

Opinion | Summer bodies do not require body transformation or weight loss

Opinion | Summer bodies do not require body transformation or weight loss

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist

July 16, 2019

Nobody needs to alter, change or conceal their natural shape simply because it is summertime.

Satire | 5 classic novels to take to the beach this summer

Satire | 5 classic novels to take to the beach this summer

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

July 16, 2019

The Goodreads Popular Beach Read Books ranking has gone live, and there is only one thing to do with this list. Print it out, crumple it in a ball and recycle it.

Satire | Summer: The Flaming Oakland Trash Pile of Seasons

Satire | Summer: The Flaming Oakland Trash Pile of Seasons

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist

July 16, 2019

If I took anything from the hot second I spent in Physics 1 before withdrawing, it’s that what goes up must come down. I believe this law must also apply to weather. Therefore, what must be cold will eventually become hot. And hot it has become.

Staff Picks: TPN summer reading list

Staff Picks: TPN summer reading list

By The Pitt News Staff

June 4, 2019

While the days of required summer reading are far gone for college students, we here at The Pitt News want to share some of our favorite books to get you through the dog days of summer.

Panther sports stay active during summer break

Panther sports stay active during summer break

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

August 26, 2018

The summer season was far from uneventful, as both the softball and baseball teams capped off postseason runs in May while the men’s basketball and football teams stayed hot on the recruiting trail.

GALLERY: Goatscaping behind Chevron

GALLERY: Goatscaping behind Chevron

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Videographer

August 9, 2018

A herd of landscapers – yes, a herd – arrived on campus from HaveUHerd, a Collier County-based goatscaping facility. The goats eat overgrown brush, leaving behind a field prepared for planting.

Pre-season preparation: Volleyball and soccer teams train in the offseason

Pre-season preparation: Volleyball and soccer teams train in the offseason

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

The beginning of summer sounds like freedom for many Pitt students. But for student athletes, it is just the beginning of a long grind that will continue from now until the end of their season. For the women’s volleyball and men’s soccer teams, there are a few athletes who will stay on campus...

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