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Editorial: Trump makes empty promise for “A Plus” emergency relief

Tornado damage in Smiths Station, Alabama. Trump’s approach to the disaster in Alabama comes in stark contrast to his harmful rhetoric and actions toward other states that have experienced catastrophic natural disasters of their own.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 6, 2019

Trump’s inconsistency in responding to disaster relief is unacceptable, and future disaster-affected states deserve the same support he has given Alabama.

FEMA fails minority communities

FEMA trailers used in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, similar to those sent to the Yakama Nation in 2011. TNS

By Saket Rajprohat | Columnist

May 10, 2017

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...

‘Noah’: Darren Aronofsky’s $130 million disaster

By Shawn Cooke / Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

 "Noah"Directed by: Darren AronofskyStarring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Anthony HopkinsGrade: C-If you had told me in 2006 that “The Fountain” wouldn’t end up being Darren Aronofsky’s worst movie, I’d have assumed you hadn’t seen it.But alas, in 2014, Aronofsky gives...

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