The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Mayor Bill Peduto spoke at a Thursday afternoon event in Schenley Plaza about gun control legislation pending in the state General Assembly.

Elected officials, community leaders push for gun control at Oakland event

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief June 3, 2021
Elected officials and community leaders joined together Thursday afternoon at Oakland’s Schenley Plaza to call on the Republican-led General Assembly to pass gun control legislation.
Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Funding Authority awarded the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy a $100,000 grant to restore parts of Flagstaff Hill, located across from the Phipps Conservatory.

State awards $100,000 grant for Schenley Park restoration

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor September 17, 2019
Schenley Park’s Flagstaff Hill will soon be getting some TLC, thanks to a state grant.
State Rep. Dan Frankel held a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on gun violence on Friday morning in the William Pitt Union.

State Rep. Dan Frankel hosts gun policy hearing in WPU

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer September 14, 2019
Friday’s meeting, attended by about 20 members of the public, centered on HB1075, a bill that seeks to establish a process for obtaining ERPOs.
Gov. Tom Wolf recently signed legislation mandating that all universities in the state must create anonymous online reporting systems for complaints about sexual harassment and violence.

New state law breaks down barriers to reporting sexual harassment

By Jon Moss, News Editor July 9, 2019
A new Pennsylvania law requires universities to make reporting incidents of sexual harassment or violence incidents easier for victims and witnesses.
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