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Hold Greek Life to a higher standard

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Neena Hagen, Columnist

January 30, 2018

From Penn State to Florida State, colleges across the country have been joining an ever-lengthening list of schools with recent high-profile fraternity fatalities tarnishing their records. Pitt nearly fell into the same trap last week. A member of the Sigma Chi fraternity chapter on campus was hospi...

Club hosts series on dating violence

Pitt Unmuted, a club intended to help sexual assault survivors to share their experiences, held their third event in the group’s three-part series about intimate partner violence in the Cathedral Monday night. (Photo by Aaron Schoen | Staff Photographer)

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

A Pitt student’s death is still leaving a mark on campus, more than a month after her passing. In light of Alina Sheykhet’s death, Pitt Unmuted — a club created for survivors of sexual assault to share their stories — held a series of three events discussing the topic of intimate partner viol...

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Woman victim of domestic violence and abuse

By Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

November 1, 2017

Three women in the U.S. each day are murdered by their intimate partners. This number is shocking, especially because we often only hear when a victim of domestic or dating violence is murdered when it involves a celebrity or sports figure, or if it happens locally.  Sadly, on Oct. 8, the Pittsburg...

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