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Scared to study abroad? Do it anyway

By Sarah Shearer | For The Pitt News September 13, 2017

I was in the candy aisle of a bookstall April 19 when I first heard the emergency alarms and looked up to see the main concourse of London Euston Train Station in a dark frenzy. I grabbed my bag, shuffled...

Kim Rooney (left) studied abroad in China this summer and visited the welfare center in Gaoyou. (Photo Courtesy of Kim Rooney)

Identity politics: finding my heritage in a hometown I never knew

By Kim Rooney | Contributing Editor August 28, 2017

When talking about adoption, people approach me with a delicate curiosity, like when enquiring about the sick or the dying. Apologies, whether for the assumption that my parents are my birth parents...

Tales from Morocco: on the march

Tales from Morocco: on the march

By Elaina Zachos / Staff Writer April 6, 2016

“Tales from Morocco” is a reoccurring column on reporter Elaina Zachos’ semester studying culture, tradition and daily life in the North African nation.   Nothing wakes you up faster than...

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