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Photo blog: Pitt students reflect on winter break

By Bader Abdulmajeed, Staff Photographer

January 25, 2019

Check out the first edition of our photo blog by staff photographer Bader Abdulmajeed. This week he walked around campus and talked to students about music, winter break, mental health and more. — Responses have been edited for clarity and brevity....

Students Cope with Invisible Illnesses

Jessica Benham has multiple disabilities — autism, panic disorder and a connective tissue disorder. (Photo by Bethany Krupicka | Staff Photographer)

By Amanda Finney | Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Most people wouldn’t say walking with a cane is glamorous. But to Pitt grad student Jessica Benham, “it’s a fashion statement.” Sporting her bedazzled cane — black with sparkly rhinestones — Benham shows she is not ashamed of her connective tissue disorder. But she is quick to point o...

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