The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Student environmentalists push for more sustainable hydration

By Abbey Reighard / Staff Writer March 30, 2014

The Student Government Board has introduced another green initiative to its smattering of environmentally friendly policies this semester.Environmental Committee Chairwoman Kacy McGill has been working...

Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger

March 27, 2014

Board members introduce new committees

Board members introduce new committees

By Danielle Fox / Staff Writer January 22, 2014

The Student Government Board has created a new committee to focus on student health issues just in time for cold season.The Board replaced last year’s Fundraising and Advertising Committee with a Wellness...

New SGB members continue push for published OMET results

By Danielle Fox / Staff Writer January 17, 2014

Do you have the time to take a five-minute survey?What if that survey was the OMET survey, and your participation granted you access to every instructor’s results?The OMET evaluation, which stands for...

Board establishes new governing code

Board establishes new governing code

By Danielle Fox / Staff Writer January 15, 2014

Student Government Board President Mike Nites is no stranger to revisions. The 2013 Board modified documents at its last public meeting during which then-Board member Nites didn’t voice his ideas.But...

New SGB members receive wisdom at inauguration

New SGB members receive wisdom at inauguration

By Danielle Fox / Staff Writer January 9, 2014

Chancellor Mark Nordenberg offered warm wishes to the incoming Student Government Board members, joking about another Pitt organization’s recent success, at Thursday’s inauguration.“It would be hard...

SGB President-elect to pitch travel grants for student researchers

By Abbey Reighard / Staff Writer January 6, 2014

Matt Olm said he would have spent about $800 on a trip to the American Society for Microbiology meeting in Denver last summer if his research lab had not covered the expenses.Olm, a senior majoring in...

Finals Edition: Board members round up campaign initiatives

Finals Edition: Board members round up campaign initiatives

By Danielle Fox / Staff Writer 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

By Danielle Fox / Staff Writer 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

By Danielle Fox / Staff Writer November 26, 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...

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