The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Olivia Ivatts, junior sociology major and assistant station manager, left, and Elizabeth Sidelnikov, junior engineering major and student engineer, at WPTS Radio during the 24-hour winter marathon from Friday to Saturday.

Inside WPTS Radio’s 24-hour broadcast

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer February 28, 2022
WPTS Radio, Pitt’s student-operated radio station, broadcasts from the William Pitt Union and transmits from the top of the Cathedral of Learning. The staff hunkers down each year to broadcast for 24 hours for their annual winter marathon.
The Panther Report | Pittsburgh Bridges

The Panther Report | Pittsburgh Bridges

By Jon Moss and Neena Hagen February 21, 2022
In collaboration with WPTS, The Pitt News presents The Panther Report podcast. In this episode, Jon Moss and Neena Hagen discuss the Charles Anderson and Fern Hollow bridges with WPTS news director Sam Bliss.
Zachary Fields, left, and Edie Fields, co-hosts of South x South Oakland, sit in the WPTS radio station.

WPTS Radio curates a welcoming environment at Pitt

By Arianna Rios, For The Pitt News February 18, 2022
WPTS is Pitt’s on-campus radio station founded in 1984, and is considered an “all hands on deck” student-run organization by the station’s managers. Students and community members can tune in to the station at 92.1 FM or on iHeartRadio.

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,...

Clara Kent performing at Pitt Tonight on April 2.

Pittsburgh music scene: The FYI on DIY

By Maggie Young, Senior Staff Writer June 30, 2019
For those interested in pursuing a career in the music industry, Pittsburgh is a pretty good place to start.
Lila Ramani from the Pittsburgh-based band Crumb performs at Saturday’s Bigelow Bash (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

Students shimmy on Schenley at annual bash

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer 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...

Pitt Program Council announced MisterWives will headline at Bigelow Bash. (Courtesy of Pitt Program Council)

MisterWives to headline at Bigelow Bash

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...

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)

WPTS creates playlists after hectic day at Pitt

By Lexi Kennell / Culture 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

By Jack Trainor / Staff Writer March 26, 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

By The A&E Staff 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...

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