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Top moments from Pitt men’s basketball so far
Pitt alumna makes NYT Bestseller list
Studying, snacking, and [not] sleeping: Our 2019 midterm survival guide

Take 5: Major contracts and meltdowns

The past week has been a big one in the sports world. From a record breaking free agency deal for shortstop Manny Machado to the Steelers’ roster having a meltdown, it seems no one is safe from making the news

Pitt swimmers prepare for ACC Championships

With several Pitt swimmers heading to the ACC Championships, head coach John Hargis has high hopes for success.

Looking ahead at Pitt football in 2019

With National Signing Day in the books and the Panthers 15 days away from spring camp, now is a good time to evaluate the current state of Pitt’s football team.

Context: February Board of Trustees meeting
Sodexo offers culturally diverse meals
“Grateful, thankful, overwhelmed”: Brown wins SGB presidency


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In an event hosted by TEDxPittsburghWomen, eight notable women in the Pittsburgh community spoke individually about what "showing up" - the event's them - meant to them.

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November 30, 2018

Top 10: Space Force Objectives

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
12:14 am

Get in the shuttle, loser, we’re going to make the galaxy great again. As the Space Force blasts off, here are 10 top priorities for the new military branch.

Opinion | Scientifically tested horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Senior Staff Columnist
February 21, 2019

These horoscopes have been scientifically tested - rigorously, too.

Editorial: Sanders isn’t the answer for 2020

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
February 21, 2019

Many Democratic contenders are running on platforms that were heavily influenced by the ideas Sanders supported in 2016. He should allow them to do so and act as their mentor, instead of insisting on carrying on his own legacy.

What are the odds: NBA playoff hopefuls

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer
1:08 am

With less than two months left in the NBA regular season, we look at the odds from some playoff contenders in action this weekend.

Panthers lose 22nd-straight road game at GT, 73-65

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor
February 21, 2019

Plagued by a season-worst performance at the foul line, the Panthers fell 73-65 to bring their road losing streak to 22 games.

Panthers in the Pros: Patterson, Maddox and Zeuch

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer
February 18, 2019

Despite some disappointing results in the present day, Pitt athletics has proven to be able to turn out a high number of professional athletes.

Review: “Flyin’ West” soars to a standing ovation

By Tamara Alchoufete, For The Pitt News
February 21, 2019

The Pitt theatre arts department told a story beautifully on Wednesday night, showing that “Flyin’ West” really is a journey of flying “as free as a bird” from the oppressive South to the open prairies of the West.

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Frick Fine Arts debuts ‘Africans in India’ exhibit

By Maya Best, Staff Writer
February 19, 2019

“Africans in India” arrived at Pitt’s University Art Gallery in the Frick Fine Arts building on Feb. 15 in celebration of Black History Month.

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Netflix’s latest show ‘Russian Doll’ asks — but doesn’t answer — major questions of mortality

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer
February 18, 2019

Lots of people, whether they’re depressed or not, grapple with the idea of their own mortality in life. But in Netflix’s new series “Russian Doll,” it really doesn’t matter.

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Blog: Our weekend watchlist, LGBTQ+ edition

By The Pitt News Staff
February 15, 2019

Valentine’s Day is a day of love, but here at The Pitt News, it is also the day we release our annual Sex Edition, which this year had an LGBTQ+ focus. To continue with this theme, this Weekend Watchlist features series and movies with a strong LGBTQ+ presence. “Glee” // Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer Fox // Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan // Grade:...

Blog: Valentine’s Day, more than romantic love

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer
February 14, 2019

A long-held belief in our society is that we need to be in relationships or get married to be happy and successful — to achieve a “happily ever after,” so to speak. We have a myriad of romantic comedies and princess films that center on romance or heavily feature love interests. There’s also the expensive extravaganza of wedding culture as proof of this infatuation with romance. For some, being...

PGH Foodie Blog: Oakland’s Americanized Chinese food gems

By Joshua Gaylord, For The Pitt News
February 14, 2019

The majority of people have heard of the Ten Commandments, but very few have heard of the elusive 11th commandment. Thou shall never find good cafeteria food. I’ve been to several colleges for visits, and I studied at College of the Ozarks in southwest Missouri before my time here at Pitt. The one thing that seems to unite all schools is that the cafeteria is far from a beacon of culinary ingenuity....

Gallery: 2019 SGB Election

By Hannah Heisler and Thomas Yang | February 20, 2019

Zechariah Brown will serve as president of Pitt’s Student Government Board during the 2019-20 school year, after winning 62 percent of the vote against Albert Tanjaya Tuesday. Brown said he felt “grateful and thankful and overwhelmed” when Katie McLaughlin, chair of SGB’s Elections Committee, read the results at SGB’s Tuesday night meeting. “I felt like this was so incredibly close....

Photo blog: Pitt students reflect on winter break

By Bader Abdulmajeed, Staff Photographer | January 25, 2019

Check out the first edition of our photo blog by staff photographer Bader Abdulmajeed. This week he walked around campus and talked to students about music, winter break, mental health and more. — Responses have been edited for clarity and brevity.

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