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POV Bits & Pieces; Oct 24th

* 4 star DT Donovan Jeter has finished his second stop in his “DeeJee’s Nationwide Commitment Tour ’16” (sponsored by Magic Eraser).  His first stop was in South Bend, IN and that was a success as a warmup to his main show. 918 more words

Pitt Football

Rush Job! City Paper Cover.

Right before the weekend I got an email from Charlie Deitch, Editor at the Pittsburgh City Paper. “I know it’s short notice, but do you have time to do a cover this week?” The answer to this, even if I don’t have time, is always… 677 more words


A Book, Not A Gun

So, I pen this article for everyone getting dressed for work, who are putting on their masks. For every student who is not only carrying the textbooks to improve their minds, but who also bear the weight of this reality on their backs. 812 more words

Local author Dorit Sasson explores her experiences volunteering for the Israel Defense Forces

I conducted and compiled a Q&A with Dorit Sasson, author of memoir “Accidental Soldier” that recounts her journey as a 19-year-old New Yorker who escapes her mother’s neuroticism and her own comfort zone by volunteering for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) for Pittsburgh City Paper. 859 more words

Journalistic Writing

Author Peter Selgin says we are all Inventors


Author Peter Selgin believes we are all inventors. He says memory is fallible and that we invent ourselves intentionally or inadvertently. “We don’t have a faithful grasp of who we are and we base our identities on a blend of memory and mythology. 674 more words


Playing Politics: Process for my latest editorial assignment

Here’s the thing about editorial illustrations during this particular election cycle: no matter which direction the job leans, left or right, you risk upsetting somebody. Depending on how you choose to look at it, this cover could go either way. 720 more words