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 Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

Black Action Society provides updates to SGB on student demands

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer September 23, 2020
SGB received its first update from Ottley at the board’s Tuesday night meeting regarding the University's response to demands created by Pitt’s Black Senate. Ottley said the demands ask Pitt to examine its “racist foundations” and stand in solidarity with Black students. Board members also gave updates on some other key initiatives currently in the works.
Student Government Board will raffle off 25 $100 gift cards to the campus bookstore for people living off campus who respond to the Census by the Sept. 30 deadline.

SGB offers prizes for students who complete census by Sept. 30 deadline

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor September 22, 2020
The Student Government Board is offering $2,500 in gift cards to the University Store on Fifth for students who complete the U.S. census by the new Sept. 30th self-reporting deadline.
The Census is crucial to determining the extent of resources available to the City.

Experts urge students to participate in Census, despite pandemic

By Grace Giglio, For The Pitt News April 15, 2020
Although many Pitt students have returned to their hometowns in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they will still be counted in Pittsburgh’s population records for the 2020 Census.
Census Bureau workers take an oath at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on March 30, 2010. Millions of foreign-born residents are expected to hide from or avoid the 2020 count because of the political climate created by U.S. President Donald Trump, census staff and civil rights groups say. (Liz O. Baylen/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Editorial: Citizenship question on 2020 census could cut PA funding

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 28, 2018

It’s no secret that for undocumented immigrants and other noncitizens, life can be rough under President Donald Trump’s administration. As of Monday, it just got significantly tougher. The U.S....

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