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The Pitt News

Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place Tuesday night.

SGB discusses violence prevention, public safety council at weekly meeting

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor November 9, 2022
Student Government Board is helping start a chapter of It’s On Us, a group aiming to prevent sexual assault on college campuses, according to President Danielle Floyd.
People wait in line to vote in the William Pitt Union assembly room.

Pitt students head to the polls with protecting abortion access, limiting fracking on their minds

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer November 9, 2022
Hundreds of Pitt students flocked to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in Pennsylvania’s midterms. Many reported voting for all Democratic candidates, saying protecting abortion access and promoting clean energy were their deciding factors.
Brian Kennedy, a candidate campaign volunteer, wears his I voted sticker beside his American flag pin as he greets voters outside a polling location on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Evans City, Pa.

Fetterman, Shapiro and other Democrats win local midterm elections

By Punya Bhasin, Rebecca Johnson, and Donata Massimiani November 9, 2022
Democrats John Fetterman, Josh Shapiro, Summer Lee and Dan Frankel won the race for U.S. Senate, governor, U.S. House of Representatives and Pennsylvania House of Representatives, respectively.
Democratic senate candidate John Fetterman waves to supporters at a rally at Carpenters Union Hall Monday night.

Fetterman restates campaign platform before polls open on Tuesday

By James Paul, Staff Writer November 8, 2022
On election eve, John Fetterman rallied at the Carpenters Union Hall in front of a crowd of 150 people In the final push to secure a senate seat against Dr. Mehmet Oz, Fetterman said “there’s one thing to do— just vote.”
State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny.

Q&A: Dan Frankel talks abortion, Pitt’s in-state tuition discount ahead of Tuesday’s midterms

By Rebecca Johnson, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022
The Pitt News sat down with state Rep. Dan Frankel, who is running to retain his seat in Tuesday’s midterms, to discuss his policy platforms that impact Pitt students and other state races.

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders encourages young people to vote in midterm elections at Pitt rally

November 7, 2022
At a Sunday rally in Schenley Plaza, Sen. Bernie Sanders urged young people to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. He said it’s important people vote for candidates who will protect abortion access and fight for free college tuition at public universities.
A concept rendering of the planned Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. The center will replace the O’Hara Garage and the Learning Research and Development Center, which were demolished.

Pitt receives approval for nine-story Campus Recreation and Wellness Center

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2022
Pittsburgh’s Planning Commission approved construction last Tuesday for a nine-story Campus Recreation and Wellness Center at 3921 O’Hara St.
Election workers perform a recount of ballots from the Pennsylvania primary election at the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse on the North Side in June.

Midterm Election Guide: Who’s on the ballot in Allegheny County?

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer November 6, 2022
The Pitt News compiled a guide for Allegheny County voters, who will help decide the winners for the governor, senate and U.S. House of Representatives races during Tuesday’s midterm elections.
Election workers perform a recount of ballots from the Pennsylvania primary election at the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse on the North Side in June.

Where to vote for the 2022 midterm elections

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer November 6, 2022
The 2022 midterm elections are taking place Tuesday from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. Finding the correct polling location is often tricky, so The Pitt News compiled a list for students residing in residence halls who are registered in Allegheny County.
Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd gathered in Schenley Plaza Sunday afternoon.

Bernie Sanders talks free college, women’s rights at Sunday rally on Pitt’s campus

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor November 6, 2022
Sen. Bernie Sanders took the stage at Schenley Plaza Sunday to encourage young Pittsburghers to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. However, his speech was cut short due to heavy rain.
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