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A protestor leads chanting while marching down Fifth Avenue. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Photos: Blacks Lives Matter and Never Again protest

By Thomas Yang | Visual Editor March 31, 2018

“What to we want? Gun control! When do we want it? Now!” “No justice, no peace. No racist police.” Each of those chants are common refrains heard in countless protests around the country....

Students gather at the U.S. Capitol to protest gun violence Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Arming teachers takes a step in the wrong direction

By Alexis Buncich | Columnist March 15, 2018

Teachers have a long list of supplies they absolutely need for their classrooms: poster boards, markers, textbooks, pencils and now — if President Donald Trump has his way — guns. With recent debates...

Professor Richard Garland led a discussion on gun violence in the Cathedral of Learning Tuesday. (Photo by Betty Shen | Staff Photographer)

Professor discusses gun violence with students

By Xinyu Lu | For The Pitt News October 25, 2017

Richard Garland, an assistant professor of Public Health Practice at Pitt, has spent a total of 23 years incarcerated — almost two-thirds of his life. “Believe it or not, I have a real good relationship...

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