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Public health students lobby in Harrisburg for menstrual products

Lauren Risser, Kathleen Koesarie and Samantha Totoni (left to right) speak at Harrisburg on Tuesday to lobby for a bill that would require free menstrual products in Pennsylvania higher education facilities.

By Charlotte Pearse, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Three public health graduate students went to Harrisburg Tuesday with State Rep. Sara Innamorato to lobby for a free menstrual products bill.

Marchers rally in Bloomfield for black women

About 100 people met at the intersection of Main Street and Penn Avenue in Bloomfield Friday evening to show support for black and trans women.

By Carolyn Brodie, For The Pitt News

October 6, 2019

About 100 protesters met at the intersection of Main Street and Penn Avenue in Bloomfield on Friday evening, fed up and demanding change.

TEDxPittsburghWomen leaves audience with definition of “showing up”

Summer Lee — member-elect of the Pennsylvania State House — spoke at Pittsburgh’s TEDxWomen event Thursday night.

By Dylan Giacobbe, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

In an event hosted by TEDxPittsburghWomen, eight notable women in the Pittsburgh community spoke individually about what "showing up" - the event's them - meant to them.

Pennsylvania primaries test new congressional maps

Sarah Innamorato won against incumbent Democrat Dom Costa in the race for Pennsylvania's 21st District's State Rep. (Photo by Anne Amundson | For The Pitt News)

By Noah Manalo | Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

At Hitchhiker Brewing — a small brewery in Sharpsburg — thunderous applause greeted Sara Innamorato as she entered the building Tuesday night. Hugging and shaking hands with anyone she passed, she was as excited to see each of them as they were to see her. Innamorato beat incumbent Dom Costa in the D...

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