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Op-Ed | Why I Oppose Unionization: An Open Letter to My Colleagues

Op-Ed | Why I Oppose Unionization: An Open Letter to My Colleagues

I agree that faculty should have significant say in the conditions of their workplace. Our system of shared governance already provides this.
Op-Ed | A faculty union means a better University for Pitt students

Op-Ed | A faculty union means a better University for Pitt students

My colleagues and I want nothing more than to collaborate with the administration to address problems like these and make Pitt a stronger institution. With our union, we’ll be able to have those discussions as equals.
Chris Deluzio, policy director of Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security and adjunct professor in the School of Law, is running to represent the 17th Congressional District.

Pitt’s Chris Deluzio seeks to succeed Conor Lamb in Congress

By Natalie Frank, News Editor August 23, 2021
Chris Deluzio, policy director of Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security and adjunct professor in the School of Law, announced he is running to represent the 17th Congressional District on Monday.
Pitt’s Student Government Board has big plans for the 2021-22 academic year. Meet this year’s board and learn about their priorities and plans.

Across the board: Meet this year’s student government

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer August 20, 2021
After a tumultuous election season and a year of online classes, Pitt’s Student Government Board has big plans for the 2021-22 academic year. The Pitt News spoke with the board to learn about their top priorities and plans to improve campus life this fall.
The Governance and Nominating Committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting Friday morning to discuss resolutions to elect and re-elect members of the Board of Trustees and revise select University bylaws.

Board committee elects new officers, trustees and revises University bylaws

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 23, 2021
The Governance and Nominating Committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting Friday morning to discuss resolutions to elect and re-elect members of the Board of Trustees and revise select University bylaws.
The concession after the primary upset win against Bill Peduto puts Ed Gainey on a glide path to becoming the City’s first Black mayor.

Gainey upsets incumbent Peduto in Pittsburgh mayoral race primary

By Natalie Frank, News Editor May 18, 2021
Mayor Bill Peduto conceded the Democratic primary race for the mayoralty to state Rep. Ed Gainey in a tweet at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. The concession puts Gainey on a glide path to becoming the City’s first Black mayor after the primary upset win against Peduto.
A poll worker gets “I Voted” stickers ready to hand to voters as they finish up at the ballot booths.

Your guide to the May 18 mayoral primary election

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer May 13, 2021
Challengers Ed Gainey, Tony Moreno and Mike Thompson will face off against Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto in next Tuesday’s primary elections, after a heated campaign season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Student Government Board hosted the Meet the Candidates event Wednesday evening for Pitt students to get to know who will be on the ballot in the upcoming election on March 2.

Pitt students meet SGB candidates at virtual event

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer February 19, 2021
Student Government Board hosted the Meet the Candidates event for students to get to know who will be on the ballot in the upcoming election on March 2. With a total of 15 candidates, three are running for president and 12 competing for eight board positions.
Samantha Schatten, a senior political science major, is the deputy campaign manager for Bethani Cameron’s campaign for city council.

Pitt senior kick-starts her career in progressive politics

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer February 3, 2021
Most graduating seniors are looking for their next step. But for Samantha Schatten, she may have already found it. Schatten, a senior political science major, has already started her career in politics and is the deputy campaign manager for Bethani Cameron’s primary challenge against Anthony Coghill to represent District 4 of Pittsburgh City Council.
People celebrate and dance in the street in Squirrel Hill after learning about Biden’s election win.

‘A four-year exhale’: Democratic organizers reflect on Biden’s win

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer November 11, 2020
Democratic organizers at Pitt said they were a little nervous while awaiting the results of the presidential election, yet ultimately felt relieved once The Associated Press called the race for former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday morning.
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