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Pitt students paint the town
Waiver Wire Weekly: Keenum to regain momentum
Panther Spotlight: Qadree Ollison, Stephanie Williams, Johan Penaranda

BiPgh hosts Pittsburgh’s first Bi Visibility Day conference

Lyndsey Sickler, co-founder of BiPgh and the Youth Programs Coordinator at the Persad Center, spent the last eight months planning Pittsburgh’s first Bisexual Visibility Day Conference. The crowd at...

Black Action Society hosts actress, activist Tatyana Ali

When she was younger, Tatyana Ali wanted to be an astronaut. Her room was covered with posters of her hero — Mae Jemison, the first African American woman to travel in space. Ali never made it to...

Three takeaways from Pitt’s ugly UNC loss

With three of the Panthers’ next four games coming against top-25 opponents, it was crucial for the Pitt football team to come out on top against an inferior North Carolina team this weekend. But the...

Not a mirage: Oakland no longer food desert
Pittsburgh, Denmark, Swanson: International energy initiatives come to campus
Black Action Society hosts actress, activist Tatyana Ali

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By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer
September 24, 2018

Editorial: Texas schools to erase important historical figures

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
12:19 am

The Texas Board of Education is denying students the opportunity to learn about individuals and events that have directly influenced their lives. This ignorance makes them less informed and less able to participate in current politics.

Integrate Haredi Jews with secular society

By Josh Beylinson, For The Pitt News
12:16 am

The Haredim must integrate with mainstream Israeli society soon, or else Israel will become a country of two divided Jewish demographics unable to work together for the common good of the nation.

Kaepernick doesn’t give Nike the ethical high ground

By Sandy Fairclough, For The Pitt News
September 24, 2018

The only message that Nike is sending in partnering with Kaepernick is that the company is willing to capitalize on someone else’s humanitarian ideas while ignoring its own inhumane system.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Keenum to regain momentum

By Adin Link, Staff Writer
12:44 am

In this week's Waiver Wire Weekly, blogger Adin Link looks at the best outcomes from last week, and makes predictions on who to look out for this up coming week. Though not doing very well this past week, Adin encourages fans to look for Case Keenum to make a comeback.

Panther Spotlight: Qadree Ollison, Stephanie Williams, Johan Penaranda

By Griffin Floyd, For the Pitt News
12:40 am

Though it was a tough weekend for Pitt athletics, there were still a few athletes that played at a high-level and stood out. Qadree Ollison, Stephanie Williams and Johan Penaranda all made notable plays in their notable sports this past weekend -- showcasing their athletic ability.

Volleyball picks up the slack for Pitt sports over weekend

By Tessa Sayers, Staff Writer
September 24, 2018

While Pitt's soccer teams didn’t fare so well, volleyball picked up the slack by sweeping Virginia Tech for the Panthers' 13th straight win.

Pitt students paint the town

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor
12:50 am

Members of Pitt’s Student Alumni Association and Blue and Gold Society painted their school’s colors on the windows of Fifth Avenue businesses to celebrate the upcoming homecoming week.

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Review: Pittsburgh Fashion Week rocks the runway

By Charlie Garcia-Weger, Staff Writer
September 24, 2018

The Pittsburgh Fashion Week occurred from Sept. 17 to Sept. 20 and brought three different events to the City — including a high-profile runway show.

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GALLERY: Pittsburgh Fashion Week—The Runway

By Knox Coulter, Staff Photographer
September 21, 2018

The Downtown Community Development Corporation hosted Pittsburgh Fashion Week for its third consecutive year this September. The week kicked off with a rooftop social Monday evening, continued with a panel Wednesday evening and ended with a runway event at PPG Place's Wintergarden Thursday night.

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What are the odds: Making a comeback after losses in Ohio State vs. TCU game

By Colin Martin, Blogger
September 21, 2018

In this week's "What are the odds" blog, blogger Colin Martin examines his losses and how he can make a comeback in the upcoming games. He offers an analysis of each game in college football, providing spreads, over/under numbers and bet suggestion.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Fitzmagic casts spell in time for Week 3

By Adin Link, Staff Writer
September 17, 2018

After last week's results in fantasy football, the Pitt News has put together a new list of targets to watch out for during this week. In a short roundup, we offer suggestions of the top picks of quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends.

Weekly Waiver Wire

By Adin Link, Staff Writer
September 14, 2018

With the popularity of fantasy football and the constant weekly changes, it can be difficult for participants to keep up with what is happening. Now, fans have to look no further than this brief list of weekly wire additions to keep an eye on.

GALLERY: Pittsburgh Fashion Week—The Runway

By Knox Coulter, Staff Photographer | September 21, 2018

The Downtown Community Development Corporation hosted Pittsburgh Fashion Week for its third consecutive year this September. The week kicked off with a rooftop social Monday evening, continued with a panel Wednesday evening and ended with a runway event at PPG Place's Wintergarden Thursday night.

VIDEO: Pittsburgh Fashion Week 2018

September 21, 2018

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