Pittsburgh Allderdice senior Amaya Dorman discusses her observations of lifestyle content on social media; its effects on teens’ aspirations and values; and the challenges she faces to maintain her individuality.
Update (11/22/22): After several weeks of delays, the Second Avenue Commons low-barrier shelter has opened, with 95 beds and space for an additional 30 overflow beds. The Commons began moving people into its single-resident occupancy units last week, and plans to open its day program and primary care clinic on Nov. 23 at 9 a.m.
As the Red Zone sunsets on Pittsburgh campuses, here’s what we’ve learned in a season exploring sexual violence
Sexual violence on college campuses does not end when the Red Zone is over. As we look back on the period when students are statistically most vulnerable, here’s what we’ve learned so far.
They are Pittsburgh college students and survivors of sexual violence. Here, they share their stories.
Their stories — most of which are shared publicly here for the first time — illustrate the challenges in awareness among college-age peers and within higher ed institutions as well as the barriers to support and healing.
For some Black families in Pittsburgh, finding the right school means choosing between diversity and academic rigor
For Doris Harvin-Taylor, navigating the options for schools in Pittsburgh is “exhausting.” Her 12-year-old son Joshua attends The Neighborhood Academy, a private college preparatory school. She and her husband, Kwame Taylor, like the student diversity and values of the school, and it’s where they would like to send their 10-year-old daughter, Abigail next fall. Abigail…
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More than half of sexual assaults among college students occur in the fall. Resources, survivor stories and investigation into what’s being done to protect those at risk in the Pittsburgh area.
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The Pittsburgh Land Bank has $10 million allocated to it … and one property listed in its inventory. Neighborhood advocates and officials await the plan.
The current state attorney general vastly outspent Mastriano in the race and consistently led in the polls.
A high school senior’s perspective on how adults frame gender roles and talking with teens about sexual safety | S4, Ep. 3
In this conversation with Woodland Hills High School senior Tierra Bush, she discusses how she has viewed the differences in how boys and girls are groomed to behave and what that means within the larger context of sex, sexuality, and…
PublicSource reporters are fanning out to polling places throughout Allegheny County. We’ll post the intel here. Times are approximate.
Here we will keep you updated with new announcements of our journalism being celebrated in 2022.
2018 voter turnout data show that in Allegheny County, non-white and low-income communities tended to vote less than average.
Shell is required to monitor the plant’s emissions daily, report all emergencies and malfunctions that add to emissions and fix leaking pipes, valves and other components. That said, state regulators won’t rely on the company.
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