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Some invite others to firehouse haven

Breanna Berkebile, Features Editor

December 14, 2016

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Thursday inside the Richland Township Volunteer Fire Department along Scalp Avenue, three men sat around a table plastered with stickers. The smell of fresh coffee wafted through the room. “We run off of coffee and sugar,” ...

Sour club with a sweet purpose triples

Catherine Dawson, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

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Last semester, senior Katelynn Recklein started the Lemon Club to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer. Since its inception, the club has more than tripled its membership. “I was looking for a way to benefit something. I wan...

Faculty, student join to study archives

Natasha Bazika, Chief Photographer

November 16, 2016

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A president’s mentorship award resulted in a faculty and student collaboration between professor Jeremy C. Justus and senior Jacob Williamson-Rea. The grant funded a scholarly review of 13 years’ worth of unpublished documents ...

Doctor’s orders: watch medical records closely

Justin Schmithorst, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

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Room 138 in Blackington Hall was almost entirely full Tuesday evening prior to a lecture and PowerPoint presentation on inaccurate medical records and how patients can help acquire accuracy. Cameras and audio equipment were used t...

BINGO! has come back

Tyler McNulty, Copy Editor

November 16, 2016

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With programming board changes, monthly bingo night was without a host. Bringing back Bingo was taken as an issue to student government by newly appointed Parliamentarian Sam Miller during the Oct. 4 student government meeti...

Sex-change aids available only to some

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

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University of Pittsburgh graduate students who wish to change their sex can now do so and receive benefits help to pay for the transformation. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center doctors provide a sex-change service. ...

Campus community was election-ready

Breanna Berkebile, Opinions Editor

November 9, 2016

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Campus community members prepped for the presidential election, sharing their thoughts on politics and how it has affected them. For professor Christopher Cook, this year’s election had some effect on class sessions and di...

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