The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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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 at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Sept. 21, 2021.

SOCS task force unites underrepresented student orgs

By Kiera Ledermann, Senior Staff Writer January 9, 2022
After collaborating on an intersectionality-focused roundtable event for last academic year’s Mental Health Awareness Month, student leaders of cultural and ethnic organizations were inspired to continue working together and form a task force.
Pitt’s Asian Student Alliance is a student organization that spreads awareness of and celebrates Asian culture by hosting events that further promote the social, cultural and political aspects of Asians and Asian Americans. Pictured is the ASA’s executive board.

Asian Student Alliance celebrates Asian and Asian American culture on campus

By Leanna Chae, For The Pitt News September 8, 2021
Karen Enomoto, vice president of external affairs for the Asian Student Alliance, said while going to a predominantly white university like Pitt, it’s important to have a sense of community for minority groups that feel unrepresented on campus.
Pitt’s department of sociology, Global Hub and Asian Studies Center co-sponsored a Monday panel titled “Combatting Anti-Asian Violence Amidst COVID-19” to raise awareness about the increase in anti-Asian violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Heartbreaking’: Panel discusses rise in anti-Asian violence during pandemic

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer March 16, 2021
Pitt’s department of sociology, Global Hub and Asian Studies Center co-sponsored a Monday panel titled “Combatting Anti-Asian Violence Amidst COVID-19” to raise awareness about the increase in anti-Asian violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rukmini Foundation liaison Bhakti Patel discusses the importance of women’s education in Nepal at the Asian Student Association’s “Above and Beyond the Bamboo Ceiling” event Wednesday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

ASA breaks the bamboo ceiling

By Shahum Ajmal | For The Pitt News January 18, 2018

Albert Tanjaya encouraged the discussion of Asian stereotypes Wednesday night, evoking a feeling of acceptance from the group gathered in room G8 of the Cathedral. “We are talking about the journey...

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