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In a year made so tough for so many reasons, people in Western Pennsylvania needed to trust their medical care more than ever before. Central Outreach Wellness Center is proud to say that they were not only able to continue providing culturally competent and inclusive care, but were able to grow, expand, and adapt to the needs of the year…

Food

Pittsburgers love their dippy eggs. The joy of plunking a piece of buttered toast into an over-easy yolk is hard to match…

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Lawrenceville is arguably the hottest neighborhood in Pittsburgh, with hip restaurants, buzzing nightlife, and new apartment complexes and condos. But the neighborhood isn’t without problems — gentrification, high housing costs, few grocers — and those aren’t the only issues affecting the area…

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Thu., Feb. 25 TALK • VIRTUAL In the spirit of Black History Month, learn about the importance and challenges of Black artists, crafters, makers, and designers with Carnegie Museum of Art’s panel discussion “In Conversation: Where are the Black Makers, Artists, and Designers?” The virtual event will feature Alicia Volcy of NOMApgh (National Organization of Minority Architects), Nisha Blackwell of Knotzland, and Kia Weatherspoon of Determined by Design. 6 p.m…

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The rivalry between the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University is historic, passionate, and powerful. Nicknamed the “Backyard Brawl,” the rivalry culminates when the two schools play each other in just about any sport: football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, you name it…

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The pandemic may have disrupted collegiate life for a lot of students, but for Marita Adams, a 21-year-old business major at Pittsburgh Technical College, not much has changed. Much of her schoolwork, as well as interaction with classmates and instructors, had already been conducted through Blackboard, a popular online learning platform that has proven invaluable to many higher education institutions as buildings have had to shut down…

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For many teachers, the pandemic has meant learning to navigate a whole new world of virtual classrooms. But for Maria Hosein, a third grade teacher at PA Cyber, teaching her students over the past year hasn’t been all that different from how she was working previously…

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In his 11 years of teaching at City Charter High School, Nathan Budziszewski has never faced a school year quite like this one. Like most of his peers across the country, the beloved business and technology teacher from Bethel Park has had to shift his teaching style to accommodate the ever-changing health crisis…

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Don Wilkins’ secret to coaching students on the basketball court is the same as what he uses to train teachers in the classroom: it’s all about “leading with love.” Wilkins is the Residency and Induction Coach at Propel, a charter school system comprised of 13 schools throughout Pittsburgh, and a head basketball coach at one of Propel’s three local high schools…

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Internet access for low-income families in Pittsburgh has proven insufficient for many public school students learning remotely during the pandemic. Families have struggled with slow connections, leading to low participation rates among low-income students, which only compounds the many other issues making their education more difficult…

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Virtual learning has presented many students with problems from the start. Inequities in internet connectivity, technology access, and language fluency have continued to be a problem, especially for families in low-income or non-English speaking communities…

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College students can be especially vulnerable to mental health challenges for dozens of reasons, including living away from home, making new friends, figuring out how to be an adult, and coming to terms with harsh realizations about the world. For many college students, the arrival of the pandemic in 2020 thrust them unexpectedly into an even more confusing realm…

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For Black musicians in Pittsburgh, there are often hoops to jump through to get the recognition, funding, and support that comes more easily to their white counterparts. On top of the already fraught world of underfunded arts programs, Black artists say they have to deal with bias and being pigeonholed as one kind of performer…

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As it became clear that virtual learning would continue through the fall of 2020, many college students decided to take a gap year, aka a year off from formal education. The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia saw a 300% increase in the number of students who deferred or took a gap year, and at the University of Pittsburgh, the number of first-year students who deferred jumped from the typical 30 to 167 — a more than 450% increase…

Free Will Astrology

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Piscean author Anaïs Nin was a maestro of metamorphosis, a virtuoso of variation, an adept at alteration. She regarded her ceaseless evolution as a privilege and luxury, not an oppressive inconvenience…

News

Tony Moreno, a retired cop from Brighton Heights in the North Side, was the first candidate to announce he would be running against Bill Peduto in Pittsburgh’s 2021 mayoral race. In September 2019, Moreno said he was running as a Democrat for the city’s top position and told TribLive, “I don’t have a social agenda…

Food

Openings and re-openings Cinderlands Taproom Cinderlands Beer Co. recently announced the opening of their new taproom in Wexford on Wed., Feb. 24. This marks the brewery’s third location, following its locations in the Strip District and Lawrenceville…

News

Democrats aren’t always united on issues, especially in swing states like Pennsylvania. Keystone State Democrats have disagreements over natural gas, health care, and marijuana…

Coronavirus

UPDATE — 12:36 p.m., Tue., Feb. 23: Number of today’s new positive cases in Allegheny County: 274 Number of today’s new coronavirus deaths in Allegheny County: 1…

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