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COVID-19 disrupts lives across the world

Marissa Pekular, West Hills Center Editor

March 30, 2020

Across the country schools have been evacuated, countless businesses have been closed, and people have been ordered to practice social distancing. Within weeks, people’s lives were radically changed by the Coronavirus, and experts...

Closing nuclear power plant sparks controversy

Cole Hall, North Campus Staff

March 9, 2020

FirstEnergy announced that by the year 2021, they will be shutting down the Beaver Valley Nuclear power plant. The move comes as part of a plan to shut down three plants in the Ohio area. The company attributes rising operating...

Pittsburgh Public Schools tackle racial disparity

Kristen Kaelin, North Campus Editor

February 4, 2020

The Pittsburgh Public Schools system has recently begun to carry out changes aimed at reducing the district’s racial disparities in support and academic achievement. These changes were outlined in an initiative called “On...

Tensions between Iran and US escalate

Marissa Pekular, West Hills Editor

February 4, 2020

From national headlines to twitter memes, the US-Iranian conflict seems to be stirring up fear, angst and uncertainty among people. Although tensions have been rising between the two countries for decades, a recent US attack on...

Pittsburgh air quality fails the test

Claire Kleffman, North Campus Editor

February 4, 2020

The city of Pittsburgh has been ranked as the fourth highest city for number of air quality-related deaths, according to the American Thoracic Society and New York University’s Marron Institute for Urban Management. It has also...

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