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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

Noah Stockwell competes on Wheel of Fortune.

Pitt sophomore Noah Stockwell hits jackpot on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer November 28, 2022
The game show “Wheel of Fortune” showcased Noah Stockwell, a sophomore nursing major, on Nov. 24. Stockwell took home $69,440, along with a trip to Hawaii and a $1,000 Tower Records gift card.
Fresh Perspective | What I’m thankful for

Fresh Perspective | What I’m thankful for

By Julia Smeltzer, Senior Staff Writer November 17, 2022
In this edition of Fresh Perspective, Senior Staff Writer Julia Smeltzer writes about what she’s thankful for.
Editorial | It’s November, not Christmas

Editorial | It’s November, not Christmas

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 11, 2022
November is way too early to begin Christmas celebrations — don’t forget about Thanksgiving!
Editorial | It’s OK to not like Thanksgiving

Editorial | It’s OK to not like Thanksgiving

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 15, 2021
While Thanksgiving can be a happy time full of food and family, this isn’t the case for everyone — and that’s OK.
Giant Eagle in Economy, Pa., on June 26, 2015.

Editorial | Store closures on Thanksgiving should be standard

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 4, 2021
Regardless of intentions, closing for Thanksgiving is a well-deserved break for retail workers.
Justin Champagnie (11) attempts a layup. He was the top scorer against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Students are away, athletes play: Pitt stacks victories over Thanksgiving break

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer December 2, 2019
Pitt sports had a busy Thanksgiving break, with many games bridging the week-long gap. Volleyball concluded regular season play in dominating fashion, while both the men’s and women’s basketball teams took part in traditional early-season tournaments.
Old News: Happy Franksgiving

Old News: Happy Franksgiving

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor November 21, 2019
It was one of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s less popular ideas to reinvigorate the American economy — with an extra week of Christmas shopping.
Opinion | Thanksgiving not needed before getting into the holiday spirit

Opinion | Thanksgiving not needed before getting into the holiday spirit

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist November 18, 2019
Thanksgiving as a “you can now listen to holiday music” rite of passage is pointless, and considering how few people in the world actually celebrate Thanksgiving, it doesn’t make sense, either.
Thanksgiving break will last for a full week as of the 2019 fall semester.

Thanksgiving break to last full week

By Jon Moss, News Editor August 20, 2019
Pitt students will have more time to ready themselves for their mashed potatoes and turkey this year, thanks to a new schedule change.
Senior right side hitter Chinaza Ndee finished with a team high 17 kills on Thursday night.

Thanksgiving Recap: Volleyball, basketball gobble up wins

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer November 26, 2018
Pitt football fell to Miami, but three other Panther sports picked up the slack with a winning Thanksgiving weekend both home and away.
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