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VIDEO: PITT vs. CLEMSON: Men’s ACC Basketball (w/ Broadcast Audio)

February 18, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Clemson Tigers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 72-52 Clemson. Wednesday,...

Pittsburgh music scene: The FYI on DIY

Clara Kent performing at Pitt Tonight on April 2.
June 30, 2019
For those interested in pursuing a career in the music industry, Pittsburgh is a pretty good place to start.

Students shimmy on Schenley at annual bash

Lila Ramani from the Pittsburgh-based band Crumb performs at Saturday’s Bigelow Bash (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)
April 16, 2018

Thousands crowded Schenley Drive on 2018’s hottest day yet to partake in food truck specialties and play lawn games — accompanied by a bass-heavy DJ set. Bigelow Bash — a one-day musical festival...

MisterWives to headline at Bigelow Bash

Pitt Program Council announced MisterWives will headline at Bigelow Bash. (Courtesy of Pitt Program Council)
March 12, 2018

Pitt Program Council announced Bigelow Bash, Pitt’s annual spring concert, will feature MisterWives as the headliner band April 14. PPC tweeted the news Monday afternoon, about a month after it sealed...

WPTS creates playlists after hectic day at Pitt

The Cathedral of Learning is reflected in a puddle outside the building after a water main broke this morning. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)
September 18, 2017

With the Cathedral flooding and Pitt students standing up to homophobia in a counter protest at Towers yesterday, our news writers had more than enough to write about. The hectic Monday inspired the...

Waxahatchee takes hazy, but triumphant head trip on third album

Waxahatchee takes hazy, but triumphant head trip on third album
March 25, 2015

WaxahatcheeIvy TrippGrade: A-Katie Crutchfield’s third LP as Waxahatchee, Ivy Tripp, should be in the music library of every college student approaching graduation. She reaches some inconvenient truths...

This Weekend…: Sept. 25

September 24, 2014

Friday, Sept. 26Cloud Nothings with Shaky ShrinesWilliam Pitt Union Assembly RoomTime: 8:00 p.m.Admission: $12 advance / $15 at doorThe WPTS annual fall show brings Cloud Nothings and their aggressively...

The undisputed Pitt webmail reform, Google Helpouts, and Twitter demographics

November 25, 2013

Special Thanks to Robert Sica, Tech Talk Host Tech Talk is a weekly show on WPTS Radio.   Pitt Webmail: Microsoft Office 365 vs Google Apps for Education   If you haven't already heard that Pitt administrators...

Bluegrass’s complex evolution isn’t about to end

September 18, 2013

Coming from a West Virginian family, I have learned to love country and western music. From that point, it was only a small jump over to bluegrass. My first experience with bluegrass was during my sophomore...

WPTS Column: It’s time to shed outdated “world music” label

WPTS Column: It's time to shed outdated
September 4, 2013

I hate world music.I have nothing against the ecstatic boom of Bollywood, the ache and longing heard in chanson realiste or any other form of music hailing from any particular corner of the globe. It’s...

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