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Bint Amiri, a Somali native, moved to Northview Heights after living in America for 20 years. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

Northview Heights provides refuge in Pittsburgh

Fumbling for their IDs at the entrance, first-time visitors to Northview Heights are often surprised when they see they must present identification to get onto the grounds. Once past the initial guard...

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....

Track and Field: Pitt track athlete makes mark in international debut

Track and Field: Pitt track athlete makes mark in international debut

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor May 27, 2014

When Carvin Nkanata competed at the international level for the first time, he helped set a Kenyan national record. The Pitt sprinter received a late call-up to the Kenyan track and field team last week...

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