Pitt students visit UPMC workers’ protest

Friday morning was the last time Mary Hughes ate a meal. Since then, Hughes, a transcriptionist with imaging services at UPMC, has fasted publicly to raise awareness of the struggle workers who seek to unionize at UPMC face. Hughes and Chaney Lewis, a patient transporter at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, will abstain from eating until this […]

Editorial: Pittsburgh Pride would have one less problem without Iggy Azalea’s performance

TNS Iggy Azalea Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 6:29 pm | Updated: 7:24 pm, Tue May 19, 2015. Editorial: Pittsburgh Pride would have one less problem without Iggy Azalea’s performance The Pitt News Editorial Board Pittnews.com | 0 comments Iggy Azalea might rap about being fancy, but shortly after the Delta Foundation announced she would be […]

Going the distance: Four ways tech is improving relationships

Without FaceTime, there’s no way I would have been able to date my boyfriend for the past two years. He’s three time zones away at University of California, Berkeley, across the country from Pitt.  If this were a few decades ago, my relationship would never last. Both in separate states, we would have only been […]

Education on bystander intervention required to prevent sexual assault

What does sexual assault look like?  Does it have to be explicit physical contact, like groping, or can it be more subdued, like telling someone to smile? Last semester, a group of Carnegie Mellon University students developed “Decisions that Matter,” an interactive experience that illustrates forms of sexual assault likely to appear on college campuses. […]

Brendan Rodgers rubbishes claims of ‘crisis meeting’ with Liverpool stars

Brendan Rodgers has rubbished reports of a fiery exchange with members of his Liverpool squad at a ‘crisis meeting’ on Sunday. It has been claimed in a leading newspaper that Rodgers called a meeting at the club’s Melwood training base 24 hours after the defeat at Arsenal on Saturday and accused several stars of not […]

Ibrahimovich ‘happy’ in Paris claims team-mate, as Man United are linked with move

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is happy at Paris Saint-Germain, according to his team-mate Blaise Matuidi. It has been widely reported the Swedish superstar has grown disillusioned with life at the Parc Des Princes, and he recently criticised the standard of refereeing in Ligue 1. He is currently inside the final 18 months of his contract at PSG and […]

Crystal Palace v Manchester City preview: Drop Aguero to keep title hopes alive?

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini faces a huge decision this evening as he bids to keep his side’s Premier League title hopes alive. The Chilean takes his team to Crystal Palace knowing nothing less than victory will suffice, with Chelsea now nine points ahead of the Citizens, who have dropped to fourth in the table […]

Ricky van Wolfswinkel heading back to Norwich as Saint Etienne target Toulouse striker

Saint Etienne are set to snub a permanent deal for Norwich striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Van Wolfswinkel, who signed for Norwich in a club-record £8.5m deal in 2013, was shipped out on loan to the French side after enduring a miserable first season in the Premier League. It had started well for the forward, who […]