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Federal food stamp changes could impact Pittsburgh, Pitt students

The USDA recently proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Program that could reduce access to food stamps and similar services.

By Jessica Steinberg, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The proposal to change the eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, more commonly known as food stamps, was released in July by the USDA with the stated intent of ending abuse of the program.

Pitt student runs for Pittsburgh Public School Board

First-year business and English major Ashley Priore is running for school board in District 4.

By Maggie Young, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019

Ashley Priore, a first-year student studying business and English, is running for a seat on the Pittsburgh Public School Board. Priore hopes to be a voice that connects the students with the board.

Schenley apartments to open in July

Tenants can begin to move into Schenley Apartments in July, occupying Schenley High School's former classrooms. John Hamilton | Contributing Editor

By John Hamilton and James Evan Bowen-Gaddy / Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2017

The doors of Schenley High School will reopen soon, but to the distaste of some former students, it won’t be for class. Tenants will occupy the former classrooms, which are now converted to luxury apartments. PMC Property Group is now leasing 180 units in the building with move-in dates starting as soon as Ju...

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