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Dean speaks about student death at SGB meeting

(Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)
October 11, 2017

While it’s common at Student Government Board meetings to hear from students, Associate Dean of Students Steve Anderson took the opportunity to address the recent death of Pitt junior Alina Sheykhet...

Trustees elect new members, rename Pennsylvania Hall

Pennnsylvania Hall was renamed to K. Leroy Irvis Hall at the Board of Trustees June 30 meeting. (Photo via Creative Commons)
July 5, 2017

Pitt’s Board of Trustees elected four new members, approved construction projects and renamed Pennsylvania Hall at their June 30 meeting. Pennsylvania Hall — which has held that name since its construction...

Editorial: Pitt’s new board shows that it recognizes the importance of diversity, but there’s a long way to go

(Photo by John Hamilton | Editor-In-Chief)
July 4, 2017

The Board of Trustees at Pitt has some serious power — by its own words, the Board “retains ultimate responsibility for all University affairs,” meaning its diversity is all the more important. Pitt...

City School Board candidates debate ahead of primary

At a school board debate Monday in the Hill District, a moderator holds up a sign, alerting a candidate that they have one minute left to answer. John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief
May 10, 2017

“Kids can’t vote, but you can,” read the signs and literature passed out at the door to parents and community members filing in the seats in the Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium in the Hill District Monday...

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