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SGB addresses latest COVID-19 case numbers

Student Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

SGB released a statement on Monday in response to the University’s decision last week to allow professors to request to move their class to in-person instruction if there is a “definable benefit,” . Board members and committee chairs also discussed COVID-19 and student activities budget updates and conversations with Pitt police, among other updates.

Students offer mixed reviews of new meal plans, food under Compass Group

The Hub, on the back patio of Posvar Hall, is a new, temporary outdoor dining location that opened Aug. 17.

By India Krug, For The Pitt News

September 16, 2020

Compass Group, Pitt’s new dining contractor, requires all first-year students living on-campus to have unlimited meal plans. Along with new meal plans, students shared their opinions on new food options, dining location changes and safety.

The inside scoop on the dining contract negotiation process

The University’s current dining contract with Sodexo will expire this summer with a new contract starting July 1. Planning for the contract transition to a new vendor or renewal with Sodexo would take place between March and July.

By Jon Moss, News Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt Dining will have to make a decision in the next few months — not on a menu, but on who gets to make the menus.

Milk Shake Factory brings storefront to Pitt’s backyard

The Downtown Milkshake Factory location.

By Stefan Bordeianu, For The Pitt News

January 10, 2019

The new Milk Shake Factory will open on Forbes Avenue in February, according to a vice president at the business. The price range for a milkshake is $5-7.

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