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As anti-Semitism rises in the U.S. and the Jewish community mourns, Pittsburgh comes together with unity and grace

As anti-Semitism rises in the U.S. and the Jewish community mourns, Pittsburgh comes together with unity and grace

11/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor On the morning of Saturday, Oct. 27, shots rang out in Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood. Located in Squirrel Hill, the Tree of Life synagogue was the scene of a horrific anti-Semitic hate crime when suburban Baldwin native Robert Bowers stormed the temple and opened fire during the morning Shabbat […]

Duquesne community mourns shooting victims as U.S. President visits city

Duquesne community mourns shooting victims as U.S. President visits city

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 11/01/18 This story initially ran online on Oct. 27 under the title “At least 11 killed in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue, Duquesne ‘devastated and terribly saddened.’” It has been updated with the latest information, including coverage of Duquesne’s inter-faith service and President Trump’s visit. Early on Saturday morning, a gunman entered […]

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

Duquesne unites for celebration of unity as Westboro Baptist visits Pittsburgh

By Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/05/17 Matthew 7:25 reads, “And the rain fell, and the floods came.” The Bible verse is an accurate description of the scene that was set on Thursday as Pittsburgh experienced a torrential downpour and campuses throughout the city braced for protests by Westboro Baptist Church. The Church, described by […]