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‘Until my last breath’: Dannielle Brown leads march across Pittsburgh college campuses

After 70 days of her hunger strike, Dannielle Brown marched Friday alongside Pittsburgh activists from Chatham University with stops at Carnegie Mellon University, Pitt and Carlow University before ending at Duquesne University’s Brottier Hall to honor her son.

By Ashton Crawley and Rebecca Johnson

September 13, 2020

About 100 people participated in Friday’s 40 for 40 march. The march — which took place on the 19th anniversary of 9/11 — commemorated the 40 people who lost their lives in Flight 93, as well as the football jersey number of Marquis Jaylen Brown.

Treatment with a tempo: A look at the world of music therapy

Music therapy is the use of music, such as singing, songwriting and playing instruments, to improve the lives of others physically, mentally and socially.

By Mary Rose O’Donnell, Senior Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Music therapy is the use of music, such as singing, songwriting and playing instruments, to improve the lives of others physically, mentally and socially. We got to chat with some local music therapists for our destressing-themed finals edition.

Roosa Arvas

Roosa Arvas

By Pete Madia / Pitt Athletics

August 25, 2013

Roosa Arvas has been one of the Lady Panthers top scorers since arriving in the United States. 

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