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 contributor Dave Crawley visits a small town in Venango County, Pennsylvania where collectors are big! Featured collections: The Tyred Wheels Museum, home of antique cars and 5,000 miniature vehicles; The Earring Lady, with her record-setting collection of 39,000 earrings; The Nifty Fifties Diner, which houses 1950s artifacts including 60,000 45 RPM records.
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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.
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