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Latino youth well-being lacking in Pennsylvania, study finds

Jaime Booth, an assistant professor in Pitt’s School of Social Work, conducted a study called Visual Voices which measured the well-being of Latino youth by having them express their feelings through a piece of artwork. (Photo by Bethany Krupicka | Staff Photographer)

By Lauren Forsythe | Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Monica Ruiz said people are often unwilling to give funding to help the Latino community — which can include undocumented immigrants. “I say it’s easier to find funding for a box of puppies who are left on the street corner to help them than it is to find funding to help undocumented folks,”...

Young voters: Lead by example to fight nationalsim

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Christin Snyder / Opinions Editor

June 27, 2017

“I mean, I voted, but why does it matter? London will never listen.” When I asked my new Scottish friend about the United Kingdom’s recent election, he responded with pure ambivalence. He truly cares about the issues at hand, but he, like many other Scots, has long struggled with misrepresent...

Phishy business

Phishy business


December 1, 2014

Anastasio, performing at Detroit's Cobo Arena with Phish in 2009.

Options for veterans at Pitt

Options for veterans at Pitt

By MCT Campus

September 24, 2014

Pitt is among the top 15 percent of military-friendly schools. 



By Dave Getzschman

August 28, 2014

Kaitlyn Benitez-Strine, 17, from left, speaks with ROTC representatives Anna Thompson, 22, and Isabel Lopez, 18, at Stanford University, April 29, 2011, in Stanford, California. Following a ban of about four decades, Stanford and many of the nation's elite universities are welcoming back the Reserve Offic...

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