Tony Modzelewski can’t explain why he jumped off the Fort Pitt Bridge in January 1975, but modern psychology has him covered. Modzelewski was 17 years old, celebrating the Steelers’ first Super Bowl victory, and the group of revelers he was with decided to walk across the bridge.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Many attributes can be ascribed to Steeler fans, but what about healthy?
Never before has the nation been presented with the distinct possibility that a woman or a man of color could be elected president. Yet here it is: the two front runners for the Democratic nomination are New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading The right to vote was a struggle shared by both women and people of color
Not all the thousands of people who regularly pass beneath her glance up, but occasionally, one will stop for a better look. She hangs from the ceiling of the Landside Terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport with her name, Miss Pittsburgh, written on her nose.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Commercial aviation took off in Pittsburgh
Of all of the thousands of students attending classes at the University of Pittsburgh last fall, Elsie Henderson was perhaps the most extraordinary. For starters, she didn’t walk the Oakland campus with an iPod fixed to her ears or consumed in cell phone conversation.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Pitt student Elsie Henderson could teach a few classes as well
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