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Finals Edition: Board members round up campaign initiatives

Finals Edition: Board members round up campaign initiatives
December 8, 2013

As the Student Government Board 2012-2013 term comes to a close, Board members have accomplished some of their projects, while others have fallen to the wayside. During each SGB campaign season, candidates...

SGB unanimously votes to amend bylaws

December 4, 2013

Before the 2012-2013 Student Government Board leaves office in January, it will leave its mark on SGB’s rulebook. The Board voted unanimously at the final meeting of its members’ terms Tuesday night...

SGB leaders discuss structural changes

November 25, 2013

The head of Pitt’s Student Government Board said Pitt’s Board is unusual compared to other universities.He added that this may not be a good thing.The Board’s president, Gordon Louderback, hosted...

SGB election sees decrease in voter turnout

SGB election sees decrease in voter turnout
November 21, 2013

This year’s Student Government Board election proved that fewer candidates and less campaigning make for a dramatically lower voter turnout.Only 10 students competed for the eight seats on the Board....

Pittsburgh Parking Authority keeps eye on drivers

November 20, 2013

Andrew Colaizzi lives in Mount Lebanon and often rides the bus to campus. But on days he drives, he said he finds it difficult to find a parking space because many of the spaces are already taken. Colaizzi,...

Rubber duck impacts local business

Rubber duck impacts local business
October 9, 2013

The 40-foot “Rubber Duck” floating in downtown Pittsburgh has made its splash in more than just the Allegheny River. Since its arrival last month, it seems as though everyone wants a slice of the pie,...

Caribou coffee shop leaves Oakland, Peet’s enters

September 23, 2013

An Oakland coffee shop, popular among students looking to study and to get their caffeine fixes, turned off its espresso machines for the last time earlier this month.  But never fear, coffee lovers:...

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