Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Mae and Richard Smethurst, of Shadyside, stand outside their polling place on Nov. 8 2011. Both Mae and Richard have been voting for 55 years, and they hope to see funding improvements in schools.
Jackie and Jon Lloyd, both 72 of Shadyside, discuss their reasons for voting outside their polling place on Nov. 8 2011. They have both been voting since they were 21, and Jon says he “[hopes] the community will get the feeling that their voice is being heard. And by the community I mean the 99% of people who are getting screwed.”
Satya Naranyanan, 57 of Shadyside, stands outside his polling place on Nov. 8 2011. Naranyaan moved to the U.S. from India and has been voting since 1990. “It is my citizenly duty [to vote]…I’m proud to be a citizen, I had to earn it,” says Naranyanan.
Ron Davenport of Shadyside discusses his thoughts about voting outside his polling place on Nov. 8 2011. “Voting is very important…it is a unique opportunity Americans have…it is what our nation is founded on.”
Nancy McGough of Shadyside, stands outside her polling place on election day after voting republican on Nov. 8 2011. McGough believes voting is an important responsibility of citizens, “It is one of the few ways a citizen’s voice can be heard.”
Christian Manders, 36 of Shadyside, stands outside his polling place on Nov. 8 2011 after casting his ballot. “I enjoy voting,” says Manders. “It is an important part of the process.”
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Tim Bruno, a senior costume design major, showcases his drawings of costume designs. Bruno attends Point Park University and has been designing costumes since he was in high school.
Tim Bruno, a senior costume design major, stands next to a dressform modeling a costume he designed and made. Bruno has been designing costumes for Point Park University for three years now.
Tim Bruno works on sewing a dress for a production at Point Park University. Bruno is a senior costume design major who works in Point Park’s costume shop sewing and designing costumes.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Cynthia Hill shows her various bath and body products at the Pittsburgh Public Market on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. Hill’s company, Third day organics, has a variety of organic, handmade soaps, body butters, sprays, candles, and much more.
Jonathan Weber sells his plants at the Pittsburgh Public Market on Sunday, Oct. 2. 2011. Weber works for greenSinner, a local florist and flower farm that aims to help people live “greener” lifestyles.
Shoppers wander around the Pittsburgh Public Market on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. The market, located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District features over 20 different merchants selling goods such as jewelry, sweet treats, flowers, and much more.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Two survivors of Ovarian cancer share an embrace at the Walk to Break the Silence against Ovarian Cancer on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. The survivors of ovarian cancer were invited to a special breakfast held before the walk began.
The Esolodo family gather to cut the ribbon signifying the start of the Walk to Break the Silence. The walk, held on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, was hosted by the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, and attracted hundreds of walkers from all over Pittsburgh.
Heather Gray, a freelance sign language interpreter, helps unpack Ovarian Cancer bracelets at the Walk to Break the Silence Against Ovarian Cancer on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. This was Gray’s first year volunteering with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, but she plans to volunteer at more events in the future.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Families gather in Shanksville, Pa on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 for the dedication of the Flight 93 memorial. Many were eager to pay their respects to the victims of 9/11
The dedication of the Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville, Pa on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 attracted a large crowd if people wishing to pay their respects. Many held American flags and donned patriotic apparel to show their support of America and of the victims of 9/11.
A sign is held up at the dedication of the Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville, Pa on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. Many signs were made to show the sympathy everyone shares with families who lost loved ones.