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The blue beam was added to the Cathedral of Learning’s Victory Lights in 2018.

Birding Club to collect data on bird deaths from victory lights

By Jessica Steinberg, For The Pitt News October 10, 2019
The Victory Lights that shine up from the Cathedral of Learning may be a point of pride for Pitt students, but some Pitt community members worry that they’re also a potentially dangerous attraction for migrating birds.
(Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

Pitt tests victory lights, new spotlight, prompting theories on Twitter

By Amanda Reed / Online Engagement Editor February 5, 2018

Although the victory lights usually only come on when Pitt wins, on Monday the lights were lit up — along with a new blue spotlight. The strange spotlight shined straight up from the top of the Cathedral...

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