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Meaghan Murphy

Meaghan Murphy
August 26, 2014

The Board selected Meaghan Murphy to fill the vacancy left my Ryan Orr. 

Mayor Peduto creates education panel to compete for funding

Mayor Peduto creates education panel to compete for funding
August 26, 2014

The federal government may grant Pennsylvania $20 million in education funding due to plans from Mayor Bill Peduto’s office..Peduto announced Monday the creation of a Blue Ribbon Panel on Early Childhood...

Board welcomes new semester, new member

Board welcomes new semester, new member
August 26, 2014

With less than half the fiscal year remaining, time is not on the side of the newest Student Government Board member. The Board met in Nordy’s Place for its first public meeting of the semester and...

Urban Hiking

Urban Hiking
August 25, 2014

Urban hiking usually takes place in unfamiliar neighborhoods. 

Take an urban hike, venture to parts unknown

Take an urban hike, venture to parts unknown
August 25, 2014

Some hikers require heavy gear and extensive preparation, but with Urban Hikers, you can hit the trail with only a cup of joe and curiosity for Pittsburgh culture. In 2003, a group of Pittsburghers began...

Pitt apparel

Pitt apparel
August 25, 2014

Pitt announced Friday, August 22 that they planned to sign the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building safety and will require all apparel licensees to do the same. 

Safer spirit wear: Pitt agrees to workers’ rights accord for apparel licensees

Safer spirit wear: Pitt agrees to workers' rights accord for apparel licensees
August 25, 2014

After a year of student pressure, Pitt will require its apparel licensees to sign a legal document agreeing not to manufacture products in unsafe working environments.The Accord on Fire and Building Safety...

Pa. residents respect PSU over Pitt, CMU, UPenn

Pa. residents respect PSU over Pitt, CMU, UPenn
August 24, 2014

Pennsylvania residents have something to say — Pitt isn’t all that great. Not compared to Penn State, at least.This summer, a Harper Polling survey found Pennsylvanians respect Penn State University...

High definition cable service now available in campus housing

August 24, 2014

Sunday Night Football  will be coming to you in high definition this semester. Over the summer, Pitt switched the cable provided by Comcast from standard definition to high definition. Pitt spokesman...

Activities Fair 2014

Activities Fair 2014
August 24, 2014

Roughly 5,000 students attended this year's activity fair in the Petersen Events Center.

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