The Fence at CMU

There's a fence on the Carnegie Mellon University campus that is painted over by students nearly every day of the semester. OnQ explores how the tradition began, and talks with students who explain why the fence has been a place for them to advertise and express themselves for nearly nine decades.

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Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.

Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009


OnQ takes you to the set of the movie "Adventureland". Filmed in Pittsburgh, the movie features Kennywood Park as its main backdrop.


Scholarship programs at West Virginia University are putting qualified dentists in the communities that need them. OnQ reports on a young dental student who's making the most of the program, and is determined to set up practice in her rural hometown.


In Uniontown, Fayette County, a Byzantine Nun inscribes goose eggs with images and symbols sacred to Christianity. On Q Photographer, Paul Ruggieri, takes you to Mount Saint Macrina for a look at these inspiring works of art.For More Information:Call 724-438-8644Sisters of St. Basil


In the years since September 11, 2001, a temporary memorial has marked the spot where United Airlines Flight 93 plunged to the ground near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Now, a permanent memorial is in its final stages of planning and pre-construction. OnQ shows detailed images of what visitors will experience, and reports on the collaborative effort that brought about this new national park.


From 9-22-09, guest Kevin Evanto, Allegheny County Director of Communications and spokesperson for County Executive Dan Onorato talks about the Pittsburgh G20 Summit with OnQ's Tonia Caruso.

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