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The Paramount Film Exchange building, built in 1926, supplied theaters with early looks at upcoming films and posters. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Former Film Row finds new life in start-up

By Joanna Li | Staff Writer April 4, 2018

As a teenager, movie fanatic Drew Levinson noticed a run-down brick building with a familiar logo — 24 stars circling a mountain — as he passed it on his way to crew practice from Taylor Allderdice...

Derric Heck, a graduate student at Pitt who studies social and comparative analysis in education, led a discussion titled, “Identity, Culture & Education — Examples from Kenya and Ethiopia” Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

Student immerses in African cultures

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer December 1, 2017

Speaking about his travels to Africa, Derric Heck described his experiences researching African cultures as “amazing.” “It was not only informative for me, it was transformative,” Heck said....

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