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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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A table at the Día de los Muertos event in the Posvar Global Hub on Wednesday.

Global Hub and student groups host Día de los Muertos celebration

By Trinity Foster, Senior Staff Writer November 3, 2023

Contrasting the blues, grays and whites of the Global Hub in Posvar Hall is an ofrenda, or traditional offering place for the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, Spanish for “Day of the Dead.” Bursting...

Masks on display at the Latin American Cultural Center as a part of the new Mexican Masks Exhibition.

‘Mexican Masks’ exhibit explores the art of masks in Mexican culture

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer September 25, 2023

When visitors enter the Mexican Masks exhibit at the Latin American Cultural Center, they will find themselves in a maze of 88 striking masked faces, varied in material, expression and purpose, tracing...

Eulalia Dalila Pojoy Cuyuch, 33, of Guatemala (far right) and her family say goodbye to a friend as they wait along the border fence to turn themselves into U.S. Customs on June 14, asking for asylum in Tijuana, Mexico.

Editorial: Troops not necessary to welcome migrant caravan

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 26, 2018
An order from the White House gives these troops permission to use lethal force against migrants to protect Customs and Border Protection personnel. This is yet another example of the Trump administration’s inability to humanely and intelligently deal with immigration.

‘No Progress’ in NAFTA talks, Canadian labor leader says

The head of Canada's largest private-sector union said there's been "no progress" in North American Free Trade Agreement talks and that he expects the U.S., Mexico and Canada to eventually abandon them. The...

Mexico rescues continue; death toll reaches at least 274

Scenes of desolation and rejoicing unspooled Thursday at the sites of buildings crumbled by Mexico's deadly earthquake, which killed at least 274 people and galvanized heroic efforts to reach those trapped. But...

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