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The Pitt News 1h
Are you a lover of Italian lawn games? Boy do we have an event for you. Check the SGB sponsored Student Events Calendar for more info >>>
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The Pitt News 2h
What are the odds: Making a comeback after losses in Ohio State vs. TCU game. Read the full story with predictions and bets here:
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The Pitt News 2h
Sesame Workshop denied that Bert and Ernie are gay. For a show that has made concerted efforts to portray diversity that children experience in real life, this is disappointing. An important teaching moment was missed. Read more from TPN Editorial Board:
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The Pitt News 3h
The new system will send electric buses running in their own lanes on Forbes and Fifth —between Oakland and Downtown beginning in 2021. According to Port Authority, the new version of the plan prioritizes underserved communities instead of abandoning them:
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The Pitt News 5h
The pop-up grocery store will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. It will be housed in the former New Balance storefront at 3810 Forbes Ave.
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The Pitt News 7h
Check out this week's stories and photos. And, if you haven't already, subscribe to our newsletter! -
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The Pitt News 20h
Submit your upcoming events to the SGB sponsored Student Events Calendar and get the word out about your meetings, fundraisers, speakers and more!
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The Pitt News 24h
Students crafted a business plan that included a zero-waste initiative. “We actually can…feed more people if we reduce food waste,” Audrey Murrell, a professor and associate dean at the College of Business Administration who oversaw the project, said:
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The Pitt News 24h
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, joined the list of accused last week after Christine Blasey Ford said in a letter that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party in the 1980s. TPN Editorial Board thinks an investigation is necessary:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
The Steelers lost to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Although it’s premature to hit the panic button with plenty of time to turn everything around, it’s not too early to start questioning the job security of head coach Mike Tomlin. More in Take 5:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
"Sponsored by " Need to earn some extra cash between classes? Join the Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh team!" Apply:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
Pitt’s volleyball program had never seen the kind of success and attention that it has now until Dan Fisher was hired as head coach in 2013. Women’s volleyball is undefeated through 12 games, ranked No. 9 in the country & eager to improve. More in column:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
9 billion gallons of raw sewage and stormwater enter Pittsburgh’s famous three rivers every year. What's cheap, easy and would have long-term effects on the amount of wastewater citizens produce in the first place? Installing waterless urinals. More here:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
Looking for local deals and last minute housing? nearPitt has got you covered. >
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The Pitt News Sep 20
Tommy Talbot came all the way from North Carolina to attend Thrival, “We’ve got YouTube, free programs, technical schools — you don’t need a four-year degree nowadays. Technology and where we’re going is just amazing.” Read more about Thrival Festival:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
In a rare mid-week volleyball matchup, Pitt (12-0 overall, 1-0 ACC) faced struggling University of Virginia (4-7 overall, 0-1 ACC) to begin ACC play for both teams. The Panthers extended their streak to six with a dominant 3-0 win over the Cavaliers:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
The latest food truck in Oakland is right on campus! The Panther Grille journeys to different parts of campus throughout the week, serving loaded fries and walking tacos between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The best part — it accepts Panther funds and dining dollars:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
In light of the movement, Republicans should know to take sexual assault accusations seriously. Yet they dismiss Ford’s allegations for political purposes. More from TPN Editorial Board on why an investigation on Kavanaugh is necessary:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
Check out this week's NFL Take 5 from the staff:
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The Pitt News Sep 20
There is a team in Oakland making noise on a national stage. Pitt women’s volleyball is undefeated through 12 games, ranked No. 9 in the country and eager to improve on its strong 2017 campaign. And to top it off, they’re underdogs Read more in column:
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