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LGBTQ+ student leaders hope to create student center

LGBTQ+ student leaders hope to create student center

By Charlotte Pearse, For The Pitt News

October 6, 2019

The center is still in the early stages of planning, but leaders involved said it would ideally include a common lounge area and at least one official staff member trained to deal with LGBTQ+ specific issues.

Fossil Free Pitt presses for divestment by April

Fossil Free Pitt presses for divestment by April

By Elise Lavallee and Emily Wolfe

September 30, 2019

About 10 students from the group drove to Johnstown for Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, where they interrupted Chancellor Patrick Gallagher’s report to demand the board vote on divesting from fossil fuels at its meeting on Feb. 28, 2020.

Pitt to develop socially responsible investing strategies

Pitt to develop socially responsible investing strategies

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

August 27, 2019

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced Tuesday the University will begin developing socially responsible investing strategies for Pitt’s endowment.

Pittsburgh receives “F” for air quality despite decades of improvement

Pittsburgh receives “F” for air quality despite decades of improvement

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Pittsburgh has made strides in distancing itself from its industrial past, but the region remains plagued by lingering air quality concerns.

Voters choose divestment, Peterson as executive VP

Voters choose divestment, Peterson as executive VP

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.

SGB to hold runoff election for executive VP spot

SGB to hold runoff election for executive VP spot

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.

Anaïs Peterson: Dueling passions

Anaïs Peterson: Dueling passions

By Remy Samuels & Sarah Cutshall

March 28, 2018

Anaïs Peterson has a minute and a half to scurry onto a gym floor and set up a stage for her and her fellow dancers and drummers. Lugging heavy drums and TV towers over their shoulders, the members of Matrix Performing Arts Indoor Percussion Ensemble quickly create a makeshift stage before the curt...

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