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Opinion | Homeless men aren’t the threat many people think they are

Opinion | Homeless men aren’t the threat many people think they are

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Staff Columnist September 25, 2022
Columnist Sofia Uriagereka argues that misrepreenting homeless men as sexual deviants shifts blame from real agressors and justifies ignoring requests for help.
Members of Street Medicine at Pit outside of the Carnegie Library in Oakland before they begin their rounds to provide medical care, food and support to homeless people.

‘We go where they are’: Street Medicine at Pitt provides care to homeless people

By Quentin Tan, Staff Writer January 23, 2022
Street Medicine at Pitt aims to provide acute medical care, food and support to homeless people through weekly visits around Oakland.
Opinion | Anti-homeless architecture is dangerous

Opinion | Anti-homeless architecture is dangerous

By Andrea Pauliuc, For The Pitt News November 3, 2021
The purpose of communal spaces such as parks and public infrastructure like benches is to extend community, not limit it. 
(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

Extend love to homeless in a city that doesn’t

By Sarah Shearer | Columnist November 17, 2017

Nichole Cooper didn’t know a simple “How are you?” would lead to such a rich friendship when she met Shaker on the street. “You know, I just saw him and was like, hey, what’s up?” Cooper...

Adrienne Walnoha (center), CEO of Community Human Service, speaks at a panel discussion about homeless experiences of menstruation on Tuesday. (Photo by Aaron Schoen | Staff Photographer)

Panel discusses women’s menstrual hygiene

By Anandhini Narayanan | Staff Writer November 15, 2017

When Pittsburgh City councilwoman Natalia Rudiak received an email from the Department of Public Works — an organization dedicated to maintaining Pittsburgh’s infrastructure — about putting pad dispensers...

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