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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Danielle Obisie-Orlu: Stories and studies of belonging

Danielle Obisie-Orlu: Stories and studies of belonging

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer April 11, 2023
Danielle Obisie-Orlu is a senior at Pitt pursuing a Bachelor of Philosophy. As a locally renowned poet and actress, Obisie-Orlu uses her art to tell stories of migration, belonging and empowerment.
Danielle Obisie-Orlu is the youth poet laureate of Allegheny County. Obisie-Orlu, who is involved in an extensive amount of activities, said performing her poetry is the most fulfilling yet.

Danielle Obisie-Orlu champions love, empathy as county youth poet laureate

By Darin Fields, Staff Writer October 7, 2021
For Danielle Obisie-Orlu, there are three values she holds dear. Allegheny County's new youth poet laureate said she works to incorporate empathy, understanding and passion into her work and life.
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