OnQ Close-up: Tuition Tax Controversy
OnQ's Michael Bartley hosts a discussion on the much-debated proposed City of Pittsburgh tuition tax. Council members Ricky Burgess, Theresa Kail-Smith, and Bill Peduto join Chatham University President Esther Barazzone and Pitt graduate student Daniel Jimenez, as council prepares to vote on whether to tax local university students to satisfy the city's pension deficit.
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Through the Center for Minority Health, minister Rev. Vaughn teaches African dance classes for the CMH's Healthy Black Family Project at the Kingsley Center's newly-renovated exercise studios. Class participants talk with OnQ's Chris Moore about getting a handle on health, as well as spiritual issues.
OnQ takes you to meet Erin Gannon, a teacher's aide, Special Olympics athlete, and an inspiration to everyone she meets. Find out how she's helping other local young people to deal with their disabilities.
OnQ's Michael Bartley goes back to the river with University of Pittsburgh researcher Dr. Dan Volz to get the latest results of the so-called "Fish Study."
OnQ celebrates Earth Day with a look at a unique local charter school designed to educate children about the environment like never before. OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes us inside and outdoors to The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park.
Harish Saluja, founder of Silk Screen: Asian American Film Festival, Pittsburgh; and K.S. Venkataraman, editor and publisher of The Pittsburgh Patrika.
OnQ profiles one of the most successful coaches in WPIAL history. Sam Hall reports on the legendary Render, head football coach at Upper Saint Clair High School.