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Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash
November 10, 2018
Pitt made history in its final home game of the season, racking up the most offensive yards, the longest play and the first time going undefeated in the ACC at home in program history.

Touching me, touching you: The story behind ‘Sweet Caroline’ at Pitt

Panther Pitt fans cheer “Let’s go Pitt” while “Sweet Caroline” played during Pitt’s game against Georgia Tech Sept. 15.
October 3, 2018
Just like any great idea Pitt students have, the school’s most beloved tradition of singing “Sweet Caroline” was born at Hemingway’s Cafe, in 2008.

Tailgating tips to add to the rivalry game experience

Tailgating along the North Shore will be restricted for Saturday’s Pitt vs. Penn State game. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)
September 6, 2018
As the Pitt-Penn State game approaches this weekend, many football fans are making plans to tailgate. But, with the University's recently restrictions on tailgating, fans seem to be limited in their options. Here's how to prepare for a perfect tailgate that can be paired with the intense game to come.

On football Saturdays, throw worries to wayside and stay four quarters

On football Saturdays, throw worries to wayside and stay four quarters
May 28, 2015

It’s a tradition as old as the sport itself.I encountered it at my first Pitt football game, a 41-13 drubbing at the hands of Florida State University and one young quarterback by the name of Jameis...

Nickelback rock anthem to replace ‘Sweet Caroline’

Nickelback rock anthem to replace 'Sweet Caroline'
March 31, 2015

Editor's note: This is a satirical story.Diamonds aren’t forever. At least Neil Diamond’s legacy at Pitt isn’t.Pitt announced on Tuesday that the singer-songwriter’s hit “Sweet Caroline” will...

Sweet Caroline: A history of Pitt’s sing-along tradition

Sweet Caroline: A history of Pitt's sing-along tradition
October 24, 2014

As a University with nearly 30,000 students, some may argue that there is no way for the entire Pitt population to rally together and generate enough school spirit to rattle an entire stadium, but one...

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