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Finding your place as a transfer student

Finding your place as a transfer student

By Saket Rajprohat | Columnist

August 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

It was a cold and snowy January day. With my backpack and suitcases heavier than they seemed leaving home, I stepped into my new dorm. I was excited to finally be at Pitt. After my short and easy semester at Robert Morris University, a private school in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, I was ready to move out of the house, ha...

City School Board candidates debate ahead of primary

City School Board candidates debate ahead of primary

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

May 10, 2017

Filed under City, News, Top Stories

“Kids can’t vote, but you can,” read the signs and literature passed out at the door to parents and community members filing in the seats in the Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium in the Hill District Monday night. The 50 attendees prepared to listen as candidates for Pittsburgh’s School Board made ...

Nazi fliers and racist videos: Should students of color expect this at predominantly white colleges?

By By Amir Vera | The Virginian-Pilot (TNS)

March 20, 2017

Filed under National News

NORFOLK, Va. _ In the past year, students at Old Dominion University have seen fliers promoting Nazism pop up on campus and a video of a woman wearing a sweatshirt with the college's logo encourage the mass killing of black people. Hours after the video went viral two weeks ago, a question appeared...

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