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Democrats, Republicans face off on health care

Pitt College Republicans' Corey Barsky (far left) and Phil Saggese (center left) listen as Pitt College Democrats' Mackenzie Coat (center right) and Maureen Hartwell (far right) speak during Monday evening’s health-care debate.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

Pitt College Republicans member Corey Barsky noted early in a Monday night debate against the College Democrats that health care is an issue that brings out passion from both ends of the political spectrum.

A day in the life of student canvassing

Pitt College Democrats President Alex Rose canvasses for Conor Lamb — the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District — in Penn Hills Sunday afternoon.

By Emily Wolfe, Senior Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

For Alex Rose, the two days leading up to an election are filled with knocking on front doors, asking questions and marking responses. That’s what the job of a student canvasser entails.

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