Caroline Bourque

Production Assistant, The Confluence

Caroline Bourque is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh and production intern for The Confluence. She also currently serves as managing editor of Pitt’s student-run newspaper, The Pitt News, where she’s spent the past four years covering everything from the local music scene to visits from presidential candidates. Previously, Caroline interned at Pittsburgh Magazine and the Philadelphia Film Society, and has also worked at Pitt’s Open Lab assisting students, faculty and staff with Virtual Reality, 3D printing and 360 degree video projects. Last spring, she spent a semester abroad studying film in London and would love to return someday soon.

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The number of homeless public school students in Pennsylvania increased by more than 30 percent from 2015-2018, according to a report released last month by the National Center for Homeless Education.