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Pitt adds 11 COVID-19 cases since Tuesday

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor
February 26, 2021

Pitt added 11 new COVID-19 cases, composed of 10 students and one employee, between Tuesday and Thursday, with 20 students currently in isolation. The University’s previous case report, covering last Friday to Monday, included 15 cases.

Sparks fly as SGB presidential candidates clash at debate

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer
February 26, 2021

The debate for the next Student Government Board president included heated conversations about prior SGB experience, Student Activity Fee funding and even one candidate pulling out their calculator to check allocations information listed on SGB’s website.

SGB slams board report advising slow fossil fuel divestment

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor
February 26, 2021

Student Government Board slammed a report released last Friday by a Board of Trustees committee which advocated for a gradual divestment from fossil fuels. SGB President Eric Macadangdang, along with the other board members, supports immediate divestment.

‘The same fire’: Black students, faculty discuss diversity, activism on campus

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor
February 26, 2021

Pitt’s Bradford campus, the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, the Center on Race and Social Problems and the Black Action Society sponsored Thursday afternoon’s panel “The Black Impact: Black Faculty and Administrators’ Influence on Black Student Success.”

SGB newcomers push for more ‘outsiders’ in the organization
Pitt students meet SGB candidates at virtual event
Student government discusses fossil fuel divestment, upcoming election

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