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Bolsonaro: fascist dictator masquerading as president

Then-deputy Jair Bolsonaro argued with Maria do Rosario during a general commission in the Chamber of Deputies while discussing violence against women.

By Jason Henriquez, Staff Columnist

November 6, 2018

Tolerating Bolsonaro's views isn’t just a controversial political stance — it actually enables atrocities.

Cultures come together on Pitt’s tennis team

Senior Callie Frey is the only American-born player on Pitt’s women’s tennis team. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

A quick glance at the men’s top 10 world tennis rankings reveals that no two players share the same country of origin. The same can be said for the top eight women in the world — an unusual trend considering certain nations tend to specialize and often dominate in other sports. A microcosm of...

Feature: Recent graduates experience the beautiful game in Brazil

Feature: Recent graduates experience the beautiful game in Brazil

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor

July 1, 2014

As he watched ESPN’s coverage of the World Cup last week from home, John Bates recalled what his life was like only a short time ago. The network’s aerial coverage of Rio de Janeiro showed Copacabana Beach, the iconic stretch of sand where the channel had its studios for the tournament. “I wa...



By MCT Campus

July 10, 2013

The Confederations Cup served as a catalyst for major demonstrations throughout Brazil last month

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