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Students partnering with Alzheimer Disease Research Center for research club

By Paul Mlodgenski, For The Pitt News
September 20, 2020

A group of Pitt students is currently working to better understand Alzheimer’s disease.

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor
September 18, 2020

As election season heats up, campus political groups rally voters

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer
September 16, 2020

The College Democrats and College Republicans at Pitt have both begun work to energize western Pennsylvania voters for both local and national races, seeking to bolster voter turnout for what is considered to be one of the most important swing regions in the state, which itself is a swing state on the national level. The groups continue to hold virtual events due to COVID-19 restrictions, disrupting their typical in-person election-season activities.

Students offer mixed reviews of new meal plans, food under Compass Group

By India Krug, For The Pitt News
September 16, 2020

Compass Group, Pitt’s new dining contractor, requires all first-year students living on-campus to have unlimited meal plans. Along with new meal plans, students shared their opinions on new food options, dining location changes and safety.

‘A good stepping stone’: Students, professors review new anti-racism course

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer
September 16, 2020

Leigh Patel, a professor in the School of Education, was one of the committee members who helped develop Pitt’s inaugural Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology and Resistance class. She said while this class is an important addition to Pitt’s curriculum, being anti-racist is a lifelong journey.

SGB hopeful for update on in-person classes later this week
Bonner addresses COVID cases, xenophobia at second SGB meeting
SGB to vote on modified governing code Tuesday

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