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Share your experiences of hate and bias on campus

Share your experiences of hate and bias on campus

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor

November 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The Pitt News is joining ProPublica’s Documenting Hate project to better report on incidents of hate, bias and harassment at Pitt — and we want to hear your stories. Reports of hate crimes are up nationwide, and college campuses are no exception. The Federal Bureau of Investigation received rep...

FEMA fails minority communities

FEMA fails minority communities

By Saket Rajprohat | Columnist

May 10, 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...

Facebook’s news suppression misleads users

Facebook’s news suppression misleads users

By Marlo Safi | Senior Columnist

May 17, 2016

Filed under Columns

Facebook is synonymous with nagging family, bragging friends and viral memes, but we rarely associate the social networking site with news. On an everyday basis, I log into Facebook and am immediately inundated: friends’ shameless selfies posted to fish Facebook’s superficial depths for validation, a...

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