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‘Donations for Citations’ encourages donating to Pitt Pantry
Bhangra in the Burgh kicks up the beat
Takeaways from Pitt’s Coastal-clinching win over Wake Forest

Weekend Sports: Volleyball clinches second straight ACC title

It was a triumphant weekend for Pitt Athletics, as all teams found success both home and away. Records were broken and ACC Championships were clinched, showing a promising future for the programs heading...

Panthers exorcise Demon Deacons 34-13, clinch Coastal

Last season, the Pitt football team finished second-to-last in the ACC Coastal, above only UNC. This season, pundits had the Panthers moving up just one spot to fifth place — none of the 148 media...

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith speaks in Oakland

Tracy K. Smith is the Poet Laureate of the United States — the official poet of the nation. Her position tasks her with raising awareness and appreciation of writing and reading poetry. But in the process...

Home away from home: How international athletes celebrate Thanksgiving
Lawsuit alleges Pitt responsible for dropped criminal charges
NextGen voters turned away at polls

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Ben Shapiro brings much-needed political diversity to Pitt

By Neena Hagen, Assistant Opinions Editor
12:25 am

Shapiro may be forceful in his arguments, but he’s a principled conservative who shouldn’t whip up the left into throngs of anger.

Editorial: How to handle relatives at Thanksgiving

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
November 19, 2018

While Thanksgiving dinner at your great-aunt’s house is not the ideal place to throw hands with your grandpa, there are ways of confronting loved ones without turning the conversation into a battleground whence your relationships may never recover.

Donate blood all year round

By Mackenzie Oster, For The Pitt News
November 19, 2018

When mass tragedies strike, the prevalence of violence in our world resurfaces and the first impulse is to find a way to help. This is often why the influx of blood donations heighten around times that such unfortunate incidents occur.

Staff Picks: Much to be thankful for within Pitt Athletics

By Staff
November 19, 2018

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, The Pitt News Sports Staff took some time to reflect on what they are thankful for when it comes to Pitt Athletics.

Rousey takes the belt in WWE’s Survivor Series

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer
November 19, 2018

In a controversial match, Charlotte Flair was ultimately disqualified from the WWE's Survivor Series and Ronda Rousey snatched the belt.

Panthers overcome UNA, 71-66, to win fifth straight

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer
November 18, 2018

Pitt men’s basketball is off to its best start in the three years after beating North Alabama 71-66 at the Petersen Events Center Saturday afternoon to improve to 5-0 in the young season.

Rowling writes out representation in ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ focuses on sequel-baiting

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer
November 19, 2018

While “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” looks as fantastic as its title, the substance of the story leaves viewers with many questions.

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‘The Last Five Years’ makes the most of a small cast

By Apoorva Kethidi, For The Pitt News
November 15, 2018

The musical “The Last Five Years” opened on Nov. 14 and will continue in the Studio Theatre til Nov. 18. The show is entirely student run.

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The ultimate guide to affordable apartment decor

By Shahum Ajmal, Contributing Editor
November 15, 2018

If you have been waiting for the moment to let your creativity shine in your own home, allow our assistant layout editor to offer some tips to spice up your apartment.

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Exploring the Boot with Grace: Studying while abroad

By Grace McGinness, Columnist
November 9, 2018

Some students become so excited over their study abroad experience and all the extra bonuses that come with it like new food, new experiences and new friends that they forget their main obligation — studying.

By Elise Lavallee, Digital Manager
October 10, 2018

This page was made possible in part by a grant from Year of Pitt Global. At the age of 21, Alyssa Martinec boarded a plane to Shanghai, embarking on her second trip to China. This time, she was going to conduct research about air quality and the system justification theory. “Environmental issues are extremely global,” Martinec said. “The most obvious examples being climate change and water and air pollution. These issues transcend national borders.” After graduating high school,...

Exploring the Boot with Grace: <br> Embrace your inner tourist

By Grace McGinness, Columnist, Blogger
September 25, 2018

Since I have arrived in Florence, the problem of tourists has been a main point of conversation with my professors. Tourists stand in the road and mess up traffic, they don’t know how to speak any Italian or adhere to any of the local customs, they don’t take the time to appreciate anything that they see here.

GALLERY: Pitt Panthers defeat Virginia Tech Hokies, 52-22

By TPN Staff | November 10, 2018

Pitt Panthers defeat Virginia Tech Hokies, 52-22, during their last home game of the season Nov. 10.

October 29, 2018

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