The Heroin Epidemic: How Local Communities are Fighting Back

By Lindsay Poss Warning: this is a more personal column than most. About two months ago on a bored scroll through Facebook, I read the news that a former member of my class in high school had suddenly died of a heroin overdose. It was truly...

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Two New Startups in Pittsburgh’s Growing Tech Scene

Two New Startups in Pittsburgh’s Growing Tech Scene

By Henry Yelin To the outside world, Pittsburgh may be most well-known for its beloved sports teams like the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates. These three teams are supported by a fan base that can appear to be orders of magnitude larger than...

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Trump administration has more turnovers than a bakery – and there are no signs of approaching stability

Trump administration has more turnovers than a bakery – and there are no signs of approaching stability

By Lindsay Poss The Trump administration has been rocked by scandal after scandal, from Trump infamously bragging about sexual assault to the administration’s purported connection with Russia. These scandals, coupled with the President’s...

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Tech’s Depth Chart: Experts Discuss Organizational Hierarchies

Tech’s Depth Chart: Experts Discuss Organizational Hierarchies

By Henry Yelin So far in 2018, nearly half of the surge in the S&P 500 index can be attributed to just three companies: Amazon, Microsoft, and Netflix. These companies, along with their peers like Google and Apple, have become dominant players...

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Gun Resistance Is Here – And It’s Being Led by the Victims

Gun Resistance Is Here – And It’s Being Led by the Victims

By Lindsay Poss Parkland, Florida has become the latest in a list of cities that has faced a mass shooting, with 17 dead and 14 injured after a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. This particular shooting moved past Columbine...

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Volume 12, Issue 2

Heinz Journal, Volume 12, Issue 2

Heinz Journal, Volume 12, Issue 2

Fall Edition, Volume 12, Issue 2 Released November 17th, 2015 Table of Contents Peace and Economic Development in the Federally Administered...

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Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Terms like government 2.0 and open data have become buzzwords in discussions of public policy and governance. Collaborative approaches toward...

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