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Less than 10 students commented on SGB’s SORC proposals

Less than 10 students commented on SGB’s SORC proposals

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Student Government President Zechariah Brown said less than 10 students have voiced input about the board’s proposed ways to resolve the looming problem posed by updated Student Organization Resource Center naming guidelines.

SGB announces more than 1,000 signatures on gun violence prevention letter

SGB announces more than 1,000 signatures on gun violence prevention letter

By Nicole Marzzacco, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Student Government Board provided updates on several ongoing initiatives at their meeting Tuesday night.

SGB pens open letter urging passage of gun reform legislation

SGB pens open letter urging passage of gun reform legislation

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Student Government Board’s meeting Tuesday night began with a moment of silence offered by President Zechariah Brown to honor the one-year commemoration of the Tree of Life massacre.

Julie Shepard: SGB’s first female president is still leading

Julie Shepard: SGB’s first female president is still leading

By Rachel Romac, For The Pitt News

October 23, 2019

Julie Shepard was elected SGB president in 1989. Now she works at the higher education non-profit, the Pittsburgh Promise.

Senate Council discusses sexual assault report, fossil fuel divestment

Senate Council discusses sexual assault report, fossil fuel divestment

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Following the Tuesday release of a report detailing sexual assault and misconduct at Pitt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher had strong words for Pitt’s campus culture.

SGB to finalize naming guideline proposal by end of week

SGB to finalize naming guideline proposal by end of week

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Student Government Board provided updates on several ongoing initiatives at their meeting Tuesday night.

Counseling Center leaders talk mental health at SGB town hall

Counseling Center leaders talk mental health at SGB town hall

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Top officials from the University Counseling Center discussed mental health at an SGB town hall Tuesday night.

LGBTQ+ student leaders hope to create student center

LGBTQ+ student leaders hope to create student center

By Charlotte Pearse, For The Pitt News

October 6, 2019

The center is still in the early stages of planning, but leaders involved said it would ideally include a common lounge area and at least one official staff member trained to deal with LGBTQ+ specific issues.

Art, therapy and “Why It Matters”: Mental Health Awareness Month 2019 preview

Art, therapy and “Why It Matters”: Mental Health Awareness Month 2019 preview

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

To combat rising mental health issues, Pitt’s Student Government Board has expanded the number of activities that it's sponsoring this year for Mental Health Awareness Month.

SGB approves fossil fuel divestment resolution

SGB approves fossil fuel divestment resolution

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Last night’s Student Government Board meeting tied up many loose ends from prior meetings.

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