Sabrina Bodon

Newsroom Production Assistant

Sabrina Bodon is a senior journalism major at Point Park University, where she is the editor the Point Park News Service. She's interested in the how and why of everything. In the past, she has interned with The New York Times, Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh Magazine, PublicSource and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. 

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The Rachel Carson Bridge, also known as the Ninth Street Bridge, will close Monday, Feb. 11 through the summer of 2020, according to the Allegheny County Department of Public Works.

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

A union representing 450 Transportation Security Administration officers in Pennsylvania will rally Friday morning at the Pittsburgh International Airport to call for an end to the partial federal government shutdown.

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

The Transportation Security Administration is reminding flyers not to pack drills, Magic-8 Balls or golf clubs in the carry-on bags this holiday season.

Sabrina Bodon / 90.5 WESA


When Jai Sawkar was a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University, he slipped and hit his head.

Sabrina Bodon / 90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and local immigration advocates are crticizing a Trump administration proposal to further limit immigration to the United States.

David Goldman / AP

 

Demographically, college students are among the least likely age group to receive their flu shots, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Jeanguy Saintus says it’s an uphill battle to showcase works from the Caribbean in the United States.

Ted S. Warren / AP

Over 80 percent of men in Southwestern Pennsylvania who responded to a poll, agree that women should be believed when breaking their silence on harassment or abuse.

Gary Yon / UPMC

In 1998, researcher Yaacov Barak noticed a mutated gene in mice placentas that led to fatal heart defects in the fetus. The University of Pittsburgh researcher found that by fixing the mutation, he could correct the heart abnormality.

Sabrina Bodon / 90.5 WESA

“Apocalypse Punch,” “Penicillin” and “W.H.O. Let the Virus Out?” will be on the menu of the pop-up zombie-themed bar at the Original Oyster House in Market Square opening Wednesday.

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Car seats, strollers and diapers are among the items that will be provided to pregnant women of color this weekend at a community baby shower on the Northside.

Charles Sykes / AP

*Updated September 8, 2018, at 2:50 p.m.

 

 

Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, has died at the age of 26.

Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA

Sports fans headed to the North Side this weekend will see delays and traffic. Ahead of the Pirates-Marlins baseball game at PNC Park, and the sold out University of Pittsburgh-Penn State college football game at Heinz Field, traffic and tailgating restrictions will be in effect.

Jake Savitz / 90.5 WESA

As schools without air conditioning close early and cooling centers stay open late, the city of Pittsburgh is trying not to sweat it out.