Newsletter for Monday, Sept. 19
INSTAGRAM OF THE DAY
BREAKING RECORDS AND THE GLASS CEILING AT THE SAME TIME
Women are gaining ground “in enrollment in engineering and computer science at some of the nation’s most prominent colleges and universities,” the Washington Post reports. That includes at Carnegie Mellon University, where “women account for nearly half of first-year computer science students — 48 percent, a school record.” Forty-three percent of first-year engineering undergrads are women, the result of a push by Carnegie Mellon that includes outreach to middle and high school students.
TRUMP TO SPEAK TO SHALE COMMUNITY ON THURSDAY
Donald Trump will be at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center again on Thursday, when he will speak the annual Shale Insight conference for industry professionals, the Tribune-Review’s Tom Fontaine reports. Hillary Clinton declined an invitation citing scheduling conflicts.
IS HAZELWOOD THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO WATCH?
With projects including a spray park, library and grocery store completed, Councilman Corey O’Connor points to progressing developments such as the Almono site, a french bakery and community kitchen, Diane I. Daniels writes in the New Pittsburgh Courier. “Hazelwood is turning around,” he said.
Co-ed games run until 9 p.m. and are followed by a bracket tournament, where a team will be crowned winners. Drinks. Soft foam balls. And remember: dodge, dip, dive, duck and dodge.
Where: Ace Hotel Gym at 120 S. Whitfield St., Pittsburgh, PA 15206 (East Liberty)
When: September 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: $5 all-you-can-play