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Jill Stein, Green Party 2016 presidential candidate

Jill Stein, Green Party 2016 presidential candidate

By TNS

July 7, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein announces the formation of an exploratory committee to seek the Green Party's presidential nomination again in 2016 during an event at the National Press Club Feb. 6, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)...

Gov. Nikki Haley calls for removal of Confederate flag

Gov. Nikki Haley calls for removal of Confederate flag

By TNS

June 24, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley hugs U.S. Congressman James Clyburn after she called for legislators to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the State House during a press conference on Monday, June 22, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. (Tim Dominick/The State/TNS)...

A new congress prompts new debates

A new congress prompts new debates

By TNS

January 11, 2015


Filed under Archives

House Speaker John Boehner, R-OH, leads the 114th United States Congress.

Steel, stars and stripes

Steel, stars and stripes

By MCT Campus

November 12, 2014


Filed under City, News

Pittsburgh's industry, healthcare system and resources make it a top spot for veterans. 

Pitt developing MERS vaccine

Pitt developing MERS vaccine

By MCT Campus

September 28, 2014


Filed under Health, News, Tech Science

Pitt researchers are collaborating with others around the world on a vaccine for the MERS virus.

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US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

By Courtesy of MCT Campus

September 15, 2014


Filed under Archives

From left, University of California, Berkeley student Shannon Thomas, 21, former student Nicoletta Commins, 22, and student Aryle Butler, 20, prepare to speak during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Thirty-one female students h...

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

By MCT Campus

September 14, 2014


Filed under Archives

Sixty-five percent of women and 25 percent of men experience some type of street harassment at some point in their lives.

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US NEWS CMP-ROTC-ADV05 LA

By Dave Getzschman

August 28, 2014


Filed under National News, News

Kaitlyn Benitez-Strine, 17, from left, speaks with ROTC representatives Anna Thompson, 22, and Isabel Lopez, 18, at Stanford University, April 29, 2011, in Stanford, California. Following a ban of about four decades, Stanford and many of the nation's elite universities are welcoming back the Reserve Offic...

Pa. Gay marriage

Pa. Gay marriage

By Yong Kim

May 27, 2014


Filed under Archives

Lindsay Vandermay, right, holds up her wedding ring with her partner Ashley Wilson after they received their marriage certificate at the marriage bureau office at City Hall on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/MCT)...

Colorado marijuana dispensary

Colorado marijuana dispensary

By Genaro Molina

February 16, 2014


Filed under Archives

A car passes by the Cannabis Station, a marijuana dispensary in downtown Denver, Colorado, December 12, 2012. Venture capitalists are trying to figure out how to capitalize on the marijuana market now that it's legal in the state of Colorado. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)...

STATE OF THE UNION

STATE OF THE UNION

By MCT Campus

January 29, 2014


Filed under Archives

President Barack Obama visited West Mifflin, Pa. to deliver a speech to US Steelworkers on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 after his State of the Union address on Tuesday. 

Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan

By MCT Campus

November 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

Close-in map of the Philippines showing the path of deadly Typhoon Haiyan and population in the areas hit by the storm; some of the island nation's most heavily populated areas were in the path of the typhoon. Chicago Tribune 2013With BC-WEA-PHILLIPINES-TYPHOON-1ST-LEDE-ADV13:LA, Los Angeles Times by Sunsh...

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

President Barack Obama Delivers Statement On Syria

By Kristoffer Tripplaar / MCT Campus

September 5, 2013


Filed under Archives

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, delivers a statement on Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., Saturday, August 31, 2013. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Pool/Abaca Press/MCT)

Trayvon Martin Demonstrations

Trayvon Martin Demonstrations

By MCT Campus

July 22, 2013


Filed under Archives

The reaction to the ruling in the George Zimmerman case revealed lingering racial tension in the United States. 

Palestinian hunger strike at Red Cross

Palestinian hunger strike at Red Cross

By MCT Campus

July 17, 2013


Filed under Archives

Pitt's SJP chapter has joined other worldwide in protesting what they perceive as the suppression of Palestinians by Israel. 

Students reflect on Boston attack

Students reflect on Boston attack

By Stuart Cahill

April 17, 2013


Filed under Archives

Government agencies arrive on the scene moments after the attack. Bobby Mizia

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