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Opinion | Even if football isn’t your thing, you can have a great time at games and tailgates

Opinion | Even if football isn’t your thing, you can have a great time at games and tailgates

By Juliana Morello, For The Pitt News October 4, 2022
There are perks of Pitt’s football season, including the community and sentimentality the games provide, even for students who aren’t football fans.
While beer and chips are no-preparation-required staples, you can spice up old classics or show your school spirit with these improved tailgate recipes, such as these blue and gold Rice Krispies Treats.

Don’t be basic: A tailgate food guide

By Nadiya Greaser, Staff Writer September 21, 2021
These seven tailgate recipes add a twist to tradition with extra spice, sauce and booze.
Pitt fans revel in return to Heinz Field

Pitt fans revel in return to Heinz Field

By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer September 7, 2021
Pitt fans felt an extra jolt of energy from Saturday’s crowd at Heinz Field. After their extended absence, the crowd let loose in the parking lots and stands as the football team trounced UMass.
A Pittsburgh sports record 69,983 fans showed up at Heinz Field the last time Pitt played Penn State at home.
(TPN File Photo)

University announces tailgating limitations for Pitt-PSU game

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 3, 2018
The University announced Sunday that parking options will be restricted ahead of the Pitt-Penn State game to accommodate the traffic influx.
(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

Students sport game day garb

By Sarah Connor, For The Pitt News October 2, 2017

As music blasted through speakers in the trunk of a crossover SUV, scores of students tossed footballs and played cornhole in parking lots outside of Heinz Field Saturday before the football team’s game...

Homecoming Edition: Hydration key to a great tailgating experience

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer September 26, 2013

If Pitt football is playing at noon on a Saturday, you can bet that Andrew Hansen, senior at Pitt and a member of Pitt’s Greek Life, will be resting up Friday night for the upcoming tailgate. “There...

Homecoming Edition: Game day grilling done right with the Copy Chef

By Pat Mallee / Copy Chief September 26, 2013

No football game-day experience is complete without a great pregame tailgate. And to have a truly great tailgate, you’ll need some truly great food to munch on.Over time, a particular blend of cuisines...

Homecoming Edition: The Beer Nerd’s guide to tailgate brews

By Jackson Crowder / Staff Writer September 26, 2013

If beer is the best thing on earth, then sports are the second best. Thus, it should come as little surprise that beer and sports go together as well as they do. Beer and sports go together like peanut...

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