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SGB presidential candidates Zechariah Brown (front) and Albert Tanjaya hug after the announcement of Tuesday's election results.

Gallery: 2019 SGB Election

By Hannah Heisler and Thomas Yang 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. Brown said he felt “grateful...

“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.
Frontier’s presidential candidate Albert Tanjaya (from left), 19Forward’s board candidate Lynn Dang, board candidate Aman Reddy and Impact’s presidential candidate Zechariah Brown.

Your guide to today’s SGB election

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor February 19, 2019
Brush up on these candidates' platforms and then head over to elections.pitt.edu to vote.
Board member Albert Tanjaya discusses updates and fixes to the current SafeRider app interface.

SGB takes care of business, SafeRider, elections

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer February 13, 2019
“The SafeRider app, in concept, is great, but when you look at it, you have an estimated arrival time that never shows you a real number, you have very glitchy buttons that don’t direct you to anything and you have many outlets to click the same thing,” Tanjaya said.
SGB presidential candidates Albert Tanjaya (left) and Zechariah Brown (right) discuss the funding process for Pitt’s clubs at Monday evening’s SGB Presidential Debate.

Brown, Tanjaya debate for SGB presidency

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer February 12, 2019
On Monday night, presidential candidates Albert Tanjaya and Zechariah Brown faced off in a debate for the position. Moderated by Matt Stalford, head writer and host of the Bully PulPitt and Christian Snyder, editor-in-chief of The Pitt News, the two candidates discussed issues ranging from student facilities to administrative policies.
SGB Presidential candidates Albert Tanjaya (left) and Zechariah Brown (right) at SGB’s “Meet the Candidates” event on Thursday night.

Slates present platforms at “Meet the Candidates” event

By Stefan Bordeianu, For The Pitt News February 8, 2019
To prepare for its Feb. 19 election, Student Government Board hosted a “Meet the Candidates” event on Thursday evening with Pitt Tonight host Andrew Dow. At the event, held in the William Pitt Union, the two presidential candidates and 10 board candidates introduced themselves and their reasons for running to the public — though most of the 30 or so people who attended were already affiliated with the board.
Albert Tanjaya and Zechariah Brown are running opposing presidential campaigns in SGB’s 2019 election season. Both candidates launched social media campaigns on Wednesday, the official start of campaign season.

Frontier, Impact slates launch SGB campaigns

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor January 31, 2019
Two slates of candidates for next year’s Student Government Board launched social media campaigns on Wednesday, the official start of campaign season.
Board members Albert Tanjaya and Zechariah Brown are both running for SGB president.

SGB seeks late candidates, Brown, Tanjaya declare presidential run

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor January 25, 2019
Due to a low number of sign-ups for the remaining spots on the board, SGB is pushing back the election filing deadline.
(Pictured left to right) SGB President Maggie Kennedy, Rajaab Nadeem, Jessa Chong and Cory Stillman. (Photo courtesy of Horizon)

Get to Know Your Government: Introducing SGB

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer May 30, 2018

Most students can’t speak one-on-one with administration to discuss issues most important to them or muster up enough support from the student body to get administration’s attention. This is where...

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