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SGB announces approval of new allocations chair Aboli Kesbhat

SGB announces approval of new allocations chair Aboli Kesbhat

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown kicked off the Tuesday night public meeting by announcing the newly appointed SGB allocations committee chair for the 2020-21 academic year, Aboli Kesbhat.

SGB announces Student Emergency Assistance Fund

SGB announces Student Emergency Assistance Fund

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

March 31, 2020

Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown announced the launch of the Student Emergency Assistance Fund at the board’s Tuesday night online meeting.

SGB takes public meetings home

SGB takes public meetings home

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Brown, along with the rest of the board, hosted a test-run of SGB’s new system for public meetings — group calls over Zoom.

Student leaders hopeful about raising future student wages

Student leaders hopeful about raising future student wages

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Senior Anaïs Peterson’s referendum question asked students if Pitt should raise the minimum wage for student workers to $15 per hour.

Black Action Society addresses letter to Bonner, SGB

Black Action Society addresses letter to Bonner, SGB

By Anushay Chaudhry and Benjamin Nigrosh

March 6, 2020

Black Action Society President Jenea Lyles said in a letter addressed to Dean Kenyon Bonner and Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown that recent SGB decisions have created “intentional barriers that questions ‘sense of belonging’ for People of Color” at Pitt.

SGB approves new Diversity and Inclusion chair

SGB approves new Diversity and Inclusion chair

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Student Government Board kicked off their weekly meeting Tuesday night with an announcement from President Zechariah Brown approving the newly appointed SGB Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair Varsha Suresh.

SGB announces resignation of diversity and inclusion chair Ravi Gandhi

SGB announces resignation of diversity and inclusion chair Ravi Gandhi

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

February 28, 2020

Student Government Board Diversity and Inclusion Chair Ravi Gandhi has resigned from his position, effective Friday. 

Eric Macadangdang wins SGB presidency

Eric Macadangdang wins SGB presidency

By Anushay Chaudhry and Benjamin Nigrosh

February 25, 2020

Eric Macadangdang will serve as president of Pitt’s Student Government Board during the 2020-21 school year, after winning 50.2% of the vote against Ravi Gandhi in Tuesday’s elections.

Your guide to the 2020 SGB elections

Your guide to the 2020 SGB elections

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

With the nation hotly debating the Democratic primary for the presidency, undergraduate students have the opportunity today to choose a leader much closer to home — the president and board members of Pitt’s Student Government Board.

SGB encourages students: research board candidates

SGB encourages students: research board candidates

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

SGB’s upcoming board election will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Voting will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m on election day, with the results announced at SGB’s weekly meeting that day. 

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