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Teaching Aiden to aid: student trains service dog

Teaching Aiden to aid: student trains service dog

By Connor Wurst / For The Pitt News

October 18, 2017


Filed under Culture, Top Stories

Four legs, floppy ears and a wet nose don’t seem to be the usual description of someone who is equipped to help with disabilities, but in the case of Aiden the puppy, this description is just enough when paired with two years of training. Aiden, an almost 4-month-old black lab, is training with Emma Oa...

In wake of Maria don’t blame Puerto Rico, blame the U.S.

In wake of Maria don’t blame Puerto Rico, blame the U.S.

By Maggie Durwald | For The Pitt News

October 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, an overwhelming 80 percent of the 3.4 million Americans in Puerto Rico are still without electricity, adequate amounts of food and hospital supplies and, most alarmingly, potable water. Shipments of water can’t keep up with the demand, and the islanders are turning to w...

FEMA fails minority communities

FEMA fails minority communities

By Saket Rajprohat | Columnist

May 9, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

A lot of volunteers pick up litter, serve food or build houses. But not all are backdropped by the snow-capped peak of Mount Adams in southern Washington state. Third-year rehabilitation science major Bethany Lindsey saw this scenery firsthand when she volunteered with Sacred Road Ministries, a group un...

Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan

By MCT Campus

November 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

Close-in map of the Philippines showing the path of deadly Typhoon Haiyan and population in the areas hit by the storm; some of the island nation's most heavily populated areas were in the path of the typhoon. Chicago Tribune 2013With BC-WEA-PHILLIPINES-TYPHOON-1ST-LEDE-ADV13:LA, Los Angeles Times by Sunsh...

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