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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.

Voting groups work to register students before Oct. 7 deadline

Voting groups work to register students before Oct. 7 deadline

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News

September 29, 2019

Though the 2020 presidential campaign is still more than a year off, voters in Pittsburgh can still prepare to vote in a number of local and statewide races Nov. 5. 

SGB announces task force to meet Sunday

SGB announces task force to meet Sunday

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

After announcing three weeks ago that a Student Government Board task force would be created to preserve current student organization names, President Zechariah Brown said at Tuesday’s public meeting that the task force plans to hold its first meeting this Sunday.

SGB provides initiative updates at allocations-heavy meeting

SGB provides initiative updates at allocations-heavy meeting

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown said at Tuesday’s SGB meeting that the board’s student task force on independent student organization names has yet to meet following its formation last week.

Hillman pilots late-night campus escorts

Hillman pilots late-night campus escorts

By Jessica Steinberg, For The Pitt News

September 12, 2019

After an incident outside of Ruskin Hall in early 2019, the University has introduce security personnel to walk students to their dorms or shuttle stops.

SGB provides update on student org task force

SGB provides update on student org task force

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

At its second public meeting of the year Tuesday night, Student Government Board provided an update on a recently announced student task force, as well as several new upcoming initiatives.

SGB to form task force for preserving names of independent student organizations

SGB to form task force for preserving names of independent student organizations

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2019

Following a Friday meeting between members of Student Government Board and Pitt’s Division of Student Affairs, SGB will form a student task force to look into ways for independent student organizations to continue using their current names. Last week, Pitt announced updated Student Organization Resource ...

SGB discusses upcoming initiatives at first meeting

SGB discusses upcoming initiatives at first meeting

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Student Government Board kicked off its first meeting of the year Tuesday night.

SGB’s priorities for the academic year

SGB’s priorities for the academic year

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

Ahead of the first Student Government Board meeting of the year on Tuesday, this year's members tell the Pitt News their priorities.

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