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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

51ӰԺ

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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Redshirt sophomore pitcher Phil Fox (28) pitches during a game against UVA at Cost Field on March 25.

Pitt baseball’s midseason misfortunes ruin promising season

By Matthew Scabilloni, Assistant Sports Editor May 28, 2024

Despite a hot start and hot finish, brutal stretches in the middle of the season mount to yet another year of disappointment for Pitt baseball under head coach Mike Bell. Hot bats forge a hot start In...

New York Knicks forward Precious Achiuwa (5) shoots over Philadelphia 76ers guard Kelly Oubre Jr., rear, in red, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York on Sunday, March 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Peter K. Afriyie)

Column | Former Villanova fanatic watches “Nova Knicks” take down Sixers in NBA Playoffs

By Aidan Kasner, Sports Editor May 23, 2024

I can still picture it. I was a 12-year-old boy living in a suburb just outside of Philly. Classic, I know. Like most in my age group, I was obsessed with sports. I specifically loved basketball and the...

Opinion | Do not arrest peaceful protesters

Opinion | Do not arrest peaceful protesters

By Livia LaMarca, Assistant 51ӰԺ Editor May 23, 2024
The police presence on campus during our own encampment and subsequent protests and rallies paints a dimly-lit picture of police overreach and peaceful demonstrations turned sour, eerily reminiscent of the Vietnam War days.
Cyrus Korir, the first place finisher of the elite mens category of the 2018 Pittsburgh Half Marathon, had never run a half marathon in his life before Sunday. In the final stretch of the race, he outran second place finisher and defending champion Julius Kogo to take the victory. (Photo by Jane Millard | Visual Editor)

Pitt students take on Pittsburgh Marathon weekend

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer May 22, 2024

Earlier in May, the city of Pittsburgh became a running playground for more than 40,000 participants from all 50 states and more than 10 countries, representing six continents. The weekend was full of...

Editorial | Our “society” did not lie to the Benedictine College graduates — Harrison Butker did

Editorial | Our “society” did not lie to the Benedictine College graduates — Harrison Butker did

By 51ӰԺ Editorial Board May 22, 2024
Butker, like many conservatives faced with a social order growing gradually more progressive, cannot convince people to follow his worldview of their own volition and must scare them into it by telling them that they cannot trust what they thought they knew.
Senior Lydia Bottelier competes during the 2024 NCAA Indoor Championship on March 7.

Pitt track and field finds success late in season

By Conor Hutchison, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

Despite the academic year coming to a close, the men and women of Pitt track and field have been busy. The Panthers have been traveling around the country, competing, winning and breaking records along...

Pitt softball players high-five during their match against Florida State at Vartabedian Field on March 23.

Pitt softball finishes quiet season, stays optimistic for future

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

Although school let out for Pitt at the end of April, many spring sports have continued past the end of the academic year. For Pitt softball, this included games against Ohio and Robert Morris. The Panthers...

A portrait of Chancellor Joan Gabel.

Senate Council holds final meeting of semester, recaps recent events

By Anna Kuntz, Senior Staff Writer May 14, 2024
At the last Senate Council meeting of the semester, Chancellor Joan Gabel discussed safety culture on campus following the Victory Heights construction accident, as well as recapping the year’s accomplishments, including new leadership positions and the passage of six policies.

Woman dead after large steel cylinder rolled away from Petersen Events Center construction site

By Spencer Levering, News Editor May 3, 2024
A woman died after she was hit by a large cylindrical steel drum that rolled away from the construction site by the Petersen Events Center on May 3.
Pro-Palestine literature at a sit-in protest in Schenley Plaza on Tuesday.

SGB releases statement in support of Pitt Gaza solidarity encampment

By Abby Lipold, News Editor April 29, 2024
SGB released a statement on Sunday “regarding the Pitt Gaza solidarity encampment,” in which the board offered its support for student advocacy on campus and expressed solidarity with the protest taking place. 
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