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Community calls for financial safety net

Randall Halle, a professor of German film and cultural studies, discusses his former financial struggles as a student during Wednesday’s “Strengthening Our Safety Net for Students” event. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Valkyrie Speaker was one of several who shed tears while sharing experiences of financial struggle before and during college Wednesday afternoon. “When I applied to Pitt, I was homeless,” Speaker said. “I’m lucky to be here on academic scholarship, but it still feels like I don’t have a...

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