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SGB takes public meetings home

SGB will hold its weekly meetings online for the remainder of the semester.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Brown, along with the rest of the board, hosted a test-run of SGB’s new system for public meetings — group calls over Zoom.

Pitt requests students move out of residence halls, will issue refunds in wake of pandemic

Pitt requests students move out of residence halls, will issue refunds in wake of pandemic

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor

March 12, 2020

Pitt is requesting all students move out of residence halls, but students can request an extension to stay on campus. Pitt will evaluate travel issues, co-op standing, campus employment, financial hardship and personal safety for each case

Pitt, City provide updates on coronavirus outbreak plans

Pitt announced it is reviewing its pandemic preparedness plan, which includes setting up a centralized website for reliable updates about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Although no cases have been reported in Pennsylvania, the City Department of Public Safety and Pitt’s Vice Provost and Dean of Students provided updates Thursday on their response plans for a possible coronavirus outbreak.

SGB’s SORC proposals given to Dean Bonner

SGB has yet to reach a compromise with the SORC on the Center’s new naming guidelines for student organizations that were introduced last semester.

By Anushay Chaudhry, For The Pitt News

January 29, 2020

Student Government Board kicked off their meeting Tuesday night with an announcement from President Zechariah Brown that he had met with SORC coordinator Lynne Miller to discuss SGB’s proposed solutions to new naming guidelines.

SGB announces approval of new judicial chair Stephen Jacobus

SGB President Zechariah Brown discusses SORC’s naming guidelines that will prohibit independent student organizations from using University trademarks like “Pitt” and “Panther” at Tuesday’s weekly SGB meeting.

By Anushay Chaudhry, For The Pitt News

January 15, 2020

Student Government Board kicked off their weekly meeting Tuesday night with President Zechariah Brown announcing the newly appointed SGB judicial committee chair, Stephen Jacobus.

Planning underway for new recreation center

The Learning Research and Development Center will be demolished next spring alongside the O’Hara parking garage to make way for the planned multistory recreation center.

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor

April 18, 2019

Planning efforts are now underway for a new multistory recreation center to be built on middle campus, something campus administrators say students have long asked for.

Pitt’s community action plan won’t improve fraternity conduct

(Illustration by Sylvia Freeman | Staff Illustrator)

By Hayden Timmins, For The Pitt News

September 5, 2018

The new community action plan — which lifts Pitt's Greek Life probation from January — makes steps toward reforming frat culture at Pitt. It's a great first step, but not nearly enough to eradicate these appalling drug- and alcohol-related “accidents” at fraternities.

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