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SGB discusses upcoming initiatives at first meeting

SGB President Zechariah Brown introduces the organization at the first meeting of the year.

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

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

SGB’s priorities for the academic year

SGB President Zechariah Brown.

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

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

SGB announces new chairs, recaps accomplishments

SGB convened for their final meeting of the year last night.

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

On Tuesday night at its final meeting of the academic year, Pitt Student Government Board shared memories of late nights in the office and members falling asleep during meetings.

SGB will vote on sustainability measures

Aurora Sharrard, Pitt’s Director of Sustainability, speaks at a town hall hosted by SGB Tuesday night.

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Following a 15-minute board meeting, Pitt Student Government Board held its final town hall of the academic year Tuesday night, facilitating a discussion on sustainability.

SGB looks to fill positions for next year

Last evening’s SGB meeting took place in the William Pitt Union Ballroom, instead of its usual location at Nordy’s Place.

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

There are dozens of positions left to fill on next year's Student Government Board, from chief of staff to a member of the elections committee.

Tanjaya talks food insecurity at allocations-heavy meeting

SGB President Maggie Kennedy discusses allocations at Tuesday night’s meeting.

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

The board spent more than an hour deliberating allocations at its Tuesday meeting, and voted to amend five of the allocations committee’s recommendations after hearing from student leaders.

Voters choose divestment, Peterson as executive VP

Anaïs Peterson (top right) and members of Fossil Free Pitt react to hearing that Peterson won the runoff election for SGB executive vice president.

By Brian Gentry and Emily Wolfe

March 6, 2019

Anaïs Peterson won big in Tuesday’s runoff SGB election — and so did one of her major initiatives, as more than 2,000 students said Pitt should divest from fossil fuels in a referendum vote.

Students face divestment referendum

Members of the Fossil Free Pitt Coalition set up a cardboard “pipeline” in the Cathedral in December 2016 in protest of the pipeline on Standing Rock’s reservation.

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2019

The ballot students see on elections.pitt.edu from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday will feature a referendum question on whether or not the University should divest from fossil fuels.

SGB to hold runoff election for executive VP spot

Due to the tie between Caroline Unger (left) and Anais Peterson (right) during SGB’s 2019 election, a runoff election will be held on March 5 to determine SGB’s 2019 executive vice president.

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

There’s one election left before the lineup is completely decided for next year’s Student Government Board. SGB announced Monday the office of executive vice president will be decided by a runoff election between the top two candidates on March 5.

“Grateful, thankful, overwhelmed”: Brown wins SGB presidency

“Grateful, thankful, overwhelmed”: Brown wins SGB presidency

By Brian Gentry and Emily Wolfe

February 20, 2019

Zechariah Brown will serve as president of Pitt’s Student Government Board during the 2019-20 school year, after winning 62 percent of the vote against Albert Tanjaya Tuesday.

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