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Gun violence, bigotry must not define our generation. We must condemn it.

Gun violence, bigotry must not define our generation. We must condemn it.

05/02/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor Mr. Rogers once said that when your heart can cry another’s sadness, your heart is full of love. Today, all of our hearts are a little fuller in the worst kind of way. Within the last week, two shootings have claimed the lives of three people. The first […]

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 […]

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

03/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Food: We eat it almost as often as I complain about it. In 2016, Jamie Moore, Parkhurst’s director of sourcing and sustainability, spoke with the Terra learning community and took questions regarding the nature of food at Duquesne. Questions ranged from the general to the decidedly specific, addressing […]

Holocaust monument causes controversy in Hungary

By Carley Thieret | Student Columnist When deciding which level English class I wanted to take my sophomore year of high school, I knew that I wanted to be overachieve and take the honors level course. I had no idea what I was getting myself into accepting that kind of workload. Every two weeks we […]