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Dannielle Brown announces end to hunger strike, creation of foundation in son’s name

Brown said the foundation will collaborate with colleges to improve safety, accountability, and transparency on college campuses. Another goal of the organization is to ensure that all campus police will be equipped with body cameras.

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

Mother on hunger strike says she will continue pressing Duquesne for answers in son’s death

Dannielle Brown spent much of 2020 on a hunger strike to protest her son’s death at Duquesne University.

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

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Over one month in hunger strike, mother still demands answers from Duquesne University

Marquis Jaylen Brown died in October 2018 after he fell from the window of his dorm on the 16th floor of Brottier Hall on Duquesne’s campus.

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

Pittsburgh universities, schools increasing precautions over coronavirus

Pitt is asking university members who have recently been to China, Iran, Italy, Japan or South Korea to practice "social distancing" for two weeks.
By Kathleen Davis/WESA