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5 Tips On How To Beat Senioritis

Nearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.

07/15/2015

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Pittsburgh Promise Scales Back To Extend Years of Service

The Pittsburgh Promise has come a long way since first announced, but scholarship cuts threaten its legacy.

07/14/2015

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Pittsburgh Promise Making Changes To Scholarships Program

The Pittsburgh Promise has been helping students with scholarships for nearly a decade.

07/14/2015

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Women Headed Off To College In The Fall Learn Self Defense

When a self-defense class geared toward women heading to college opened up to the public – lots of locals jumped at the chance to learn.

06/04/2015

Wavemaker, Security Brief

Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

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Penn State Social Groups To Be Examined After Photo Scandal

The president of Penn State University says a task force will examine aspects of fraternity and sorority life as police investigate photos of naked and semi-nude women posted on a Facebook page linked to a university fraternity.

03/23/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

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Pitt Drills No. 12 North Carolina 89-76

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) — Pitt sophomore Sheldon Jeter called out his teammates earlier this week following a 69-56 loss to Louisville with concerns of intimidation against the ranked opponent. Entering Saturday’s game against No. 12 […]

02/14/2015

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Joe Starkey Gets Unsolicited Phone Call From Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim

After Pitt’s 83-77 victory over Syracuse on Saturday, Jim Boeheim was asked by Joe Starkey about his program’s recently self-imposed sanctions stemming from potential academic violations in 2007 and things got a little heated.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2015

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New Program Allows Students To Earn Community College Credit For Life Experience

There’s a new way for you to earn college credit and it could save you time and money.

02/04/2015

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Some Local Students Turning To ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Help Pay For College

College can be really expensive and sometimes, working a traditional job to pay for those expenses isn’t necessarily going to cut it.

02/04/2015

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Video Gaming On The Rise As A Collegiate Sport

It’s filling sports arenas throughout the world. Competitors square off for multi-million dollar prizes. But is it a sport?

01/28/2015

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The College Perspective: Is College Worth the Cost?

At some point every high school student will ask, “Do I need to go to college?

12/04/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

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