Evangeline Liu

Class of 2020


  • Jose Diaz shares perspective on Puerto Rico in campus lecture

    Jose Diaz, program director at local nonprofit Hope For All and a University of Pittsburgh graduate, came to campus Thursday for a talk hosted by the student organization CMU in Puerto Rico. In the talk, Diaz gave a perspective of a Puerto Rican living in the diaspora — significant because there are more Puerto Ricans living [outside Puerto Rico](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stateside_Puerto_Rica...

    News | October 14, 2019
  • Beto O’Rourke talks guns, healthcare, and ICE in Schenley Plaza

    Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke visited Pittsburgh on Wednesday as part of his 2020 presidential campaign. In the tent at Schenley Plaza, he hosted an event with supporters that was a mixture of town hall and rally. He is the fifth candidate to visit Pittsburgh since the campaign season began, following, most recently, a visit by Sen. Amy Klobuchar on...

    News | September 30, 2019
  • Bernie Sanders rallies supporters in Schenley Plaza

    On Sunday, April 14, over Carnival weekend, independent Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Plaza. Pittsburgh was one of several stops Sanders made on his swing through the Midwest, a decisive region in the upcoming general election.

    News | April 22, 2019
  • CMU students raise money for Puerto Rico, following with visit

    Over spring break, a year and a half after Hurricane Maria, a group of 13 undergraduate and graduate students from Carnegie Mellon led by Tiffany Taulton, a masters student in Heinz majoring in public policy, visited Puerto Rico on an "alternative spring break" trip. Prior to the trip, the students had raised over $4,000 in donations to help the island in its ongoing recovery efforts. As summarize...

    News | March 25, 2019
  • The power of collective sharing shines over individual despair

    Last week, I saw a tweet from CBS News correspondent David Begnaud listing several outstanding issues that Puerto Rico is facing today over a year after Hurricane Maria. They include the island’s bankruptcy crisis, bodies being backlogged at the morgue, 911 calls taking up to three minutes to be answered, the decay of the island’s heal...

    Forum | February 18, 2019

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