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Students balance school with necessity for full-time work

Senior computer engineering major Alec Cantor works 40 hours a week for his co-op with Mine Safety Applications for the second semester in a row.

By Sid Lingala, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Regardless of the hardships that come with having a full-time job during college, students agree that the personal development that college students can gain from a co-op or job experience is valuable.

Co-opportunity: Co-ops thrive in East Liberty

East End Food Co-op is located on Meade St. and has more than 10,000 members who all own a share of the company. (Photo courtesy of Marissa Perino)

By Marissa Perino / Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

At a farmers market in East Liberty, customers flock to stands lined with red-capped apple cider jugs and stacked wooden crates filled with fresh fruits and vegetables to cross grocery shopping off their to-do list for the week. In Pittsburgh’s East End neighborhood, two farmers market cooperatives ...

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