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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


Editorial: To protect Mon Valley, U.S. Steel must change

By The Pitt News Editorial Board
12:01 am

The Clairton Coke Works plant has a long history of pollution violations. With the health of local residents at stake, U.S. Steel must finally commit to improving the coke plant’s track record.

Opinion | Accurate, peer-reviewed horoscopes

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist
January 17, 2019

Do you use Apple Music? Do you enjoy it? Do you like to pop, and lock, and jam, and break? Reconsider this stance, Aquarius.

By Daniel Spack, Staff Illustrator
January 17, 2019

What are the odds: Don’t bet against Brees, Brady in championship weekend

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer
January 17, 2019

It's tough to bet against two Hall of Fame quarterbacks in Drew Brees in Tom Brady — so don't do it.

Take 5: Kyler Murray is hurting his career, transfer portal is making football fun

By Pitt News Staff
January 16, 2019

Kyler Murray declared for the NFL Draft and in the end, it’s going to cause more harm than good. He won’t become the high draft selection he hoped for and the Oakland A’s will lose because they wasted their No. 9 pick in the 2018 MLB Draft. This moment in history will be known as “The Oakland Screw Job.”

Pitt gymnasts embrace team environment

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer
January 16, 2019

Most members of Pitt gymnastics spent their club careers striving for individual recognition and achievement. Now, they relish in being able to accomplish goals as a team.

Always watching ‘You,’ new series sparks controversy

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer
January 16, 2019

If you frequently use the internet, you’ve probably heard about the new Netflix series “You.” The show is intriguing, but utterly creepy.

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Local and international students celebrate Japanese coming of age

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer
January 15, 2019

34 students from both Yasuda Women’s University in Hiroshima, Japan, and the University of Pittsburgh celebrated a coming of age party.

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“On the Basis of Sex” highlights RBG’s early days

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer
January 14, 2019

The new film “On the Basis of Sex” follows RBG’s journey through the early days of her legal career, starting with her time at the Harvard Law program.

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‘Pitt in London’: Fan-filled adventure

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer
January 16, 2019

I have harbored a deep love and appreciation for the U.K. since I was a child. I developed a passion for Arthurian myths and legends, and British film, television and book series like Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia. Besides my love for the U.K. and the many captivating fictional narratives it’s home to, a driving factor in my decision to study abroad was...

New Year’s traditions around the world

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor
December 10, 2018

Here in America, the nation tunes in to watch the ball drop at midnight from Times Square, other nations celebrate the new year with their own traditions.

Exploring the Boot with Grace: navigating groceries

By Grace McGinness, Columnist
December 6, 2018

Essentially, there are two types of grocery shopping in Florence. One is simple and familiar. The other, though far more involved, can be unexpectedly rewarding.

TEDxPittsburghWomen leaves audience with definition of “showing up”

By Dylan Giacobbe, Staff Writer | November 30, 2018

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.

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.

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