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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OnQ begins its new series on education reform in the region with this report that explores a new program in the Pittsburgh Public Schools system. Michael Bartley takes viewers into a unique school, University Prep, with a strict dress code, longer classes, and an emphasis on getting into college.

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Pittsburgh's oldest continually operating performing arts group, the Mendelssohn Choir, celebrates its 100th anniversary with looks back from choir members, and a sneak peek at what's ahead for a special anniversary performance.

OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on the North Allegheny High School Band---the only band from Pennsylvania selected to march in the Presidential Inaugural Parade.

Nursing work is tough enough on the ground, but imagine doing the job in a helicopter. OnQ follows a flight nurse on a STAT MedEvac patient transport.

Every Friday night, LIVE at 7:30 p.m., OnQ... is OffQ! It’s a spirited review of the week’s hottest topics and controversial headlines. Host Chris Moore is joined by regular panelists John McIntire, Heather Heidelbaugh, Valerie McDonald Roberts and Bill Green.

The panel discusses topics such as the Fort Hood shooting, a tuition tax for students, the Allegheny County property assesments, and the new texting while driving law.