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Frustrations mount as Pitt police delay meeting with SGB members again

Student Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

In addition to the update about meeting with Pitt police, the board also swore in 17 new members to various committees and discussed plans for Civic Engagement Week and Mental Health Awareness month at its Tuesday night meeting.

Takei recounts experiences, encourages activism

 George Takei, photographed in 2016 holding the Olympic torch he carried in the 1984 Olympics, spoke at Soldiers and Sailors Tuesday. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Anna Bongardino | Contributing Editor

October 18, 2017

Shortly after his fifth birthday, in 1942, George Takei and his family were forced out of their home in Los Angeles at gunpoint. Along with 120,000 other Japanese Americans, Takei’s family was sent to a Japanese internment camp. Takei and his family spent a few months in a camp on the West Coast before m...

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