The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper


The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper


The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper


Pitt Club Women’s Basketball team stands for a photo while attending the NIRSA Championship Series in February.

Pitt’s club women’s basketball team demonstrates student athletes’ dedication to the sport they love

By Sara Meyer, Senior Staff Writer March 7, 2024

After taking a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students on the Pitt club women’s basketball team have dedicated substantial hours to rebuilding up the program. The 2023-24 season is a testament...

Senior center Jeffrey Bele (18) celebrates after scoring the second goal of Pitt Club Hockey’s final home game against Oswego on Saturday at Alpha Ice Complex.

Photos: Pitt Club Hockey Beats Oswego 5-0

By Alex Jurkuta, Staff Photographer February 12, 2024

Pitt Club Hockey avenged its loss to Oswego on Friday with a 5-0 victory against the same team on Saturday at Alpha Ice Complex. Pitt jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period, scoring a further 3 more...

Members of Pitt’s MMA club pose for a photo at a competition.

Pitt MMA making waves in collegiate fighting

By Eli Smith, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

If there are any Pitt football fans still reeling from the Backyard Brawl this season, don’t worry — there is still a chance to even the score before the end of the year.  The National University...

Members of Pitt women’s club lacrosse pose for a photo.

‘Great environment’: Pitt club women’s lacrosse forges friendships through shared love of lacrosse

By Gigi Candido, For 51ӰԺ March 22, 2023
Through their shared love of lacrosse, the Pitt women’s lacrosse club has developed a strong chemistry, which translates to success on the field.
The Royal Girls majorette group in the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt’s new majorette team shares Black culture through dance

By Ben Pisano, Staff Writer February 14, 2023
“The Royal Girls” are stealing the show at the women’s basketball home games. With members of varying levels of experience, the newly formed majorette team brings a uniquely Black form of cultural expression to Pitt.
Pitt ultimate frisbee players.

‘En Sabah Nur’: Pitt men’s ultimate frisbee and its continued national success

By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer August 8, 2022
Established in 1998 by a group of Pitt students, Pitt men’s ultimate frisbee, coined ‘En Sabah Nur,’ has become a national powerhouse, capturing two national championships and reached the national semifinals last season.
Pitt Club Hurling at the Al O’Leary tournament in Akron, Ohio.

Club hurling provides students with ‘a whole new friend group’

By Zack Gibney, Senior Staff Writer November 17, 2021
Pitt club hurling competes at the highest level of collegiate hurling — the National Collegiate Gaelic Athletic Association — and won back-to-back national titles from 2019 to 2020.
Club and intramural sports, such as men’s club lacrosse, are a popular way for students to stay active and continue to play the sports they love.

Column | Play club, intramural sports to stay active

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer June 27, 2021
Pitt has a plethora of options that allow students to stay active without having to make the same degree of commitment to play a Division I sport. Whether you’re looking to play competitively or just to pass time with friends, there is no shortage of opportunities at Pitt.
Pitt men’s club lacrosse is waiting on permission from the University to play a 14-game slate in the spring.

Club sports navigate pandemic protocols, heavily modified seasons

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer February 3, 2021
COVID-19 restrictions forced club sports to abandon or dramatically alter their fall plans. While some found ways to practice last semester, spring plans don’t seem much clearer than when the school year started.
Students gather outside the $13.2 million Pitt Sports Dome for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Pitt club, intramural teams concerned about planned Sports Dome demolition

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer July 28, 2020
Several Pitt club and intramural teams, faced with the prospect of losing their home playing field on upper campus, have asked the University to halt the planned demolition of the Sports Dome and reconsider its Victory Heights redevelopment plan.
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