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Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist to discuss 'Obama phenomenon'

Leonard Pitts Jr.

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. will visit West Virginia University the day after the presidential election to discuss the public’s reaction to Sen. Barack Obama’s candidacy and how it reflects Americans’ attitudes about race in the 21st century.

The lecture, “Decision 2008: Race, Politics and the Drama of Obama,” will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in 202 Brooks Hall. The presentation is part of the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism’s Ogden Newspapers Seminar Series.

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WVU student PR group 'Knocks for the Needy' this month

Canned goods drive benefits several food pantries in region

Have your canned goods ready when West Virginia University students come knocking this month.

Students in the WVU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America have been hitting doors on campus as part of the “Knock for the Needy” canned food drive, a project they undertake annually with the Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club.

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