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SGB to hold runoff election for executive VP spot

SGB to hold runoff election for executive VP spot

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

There’s one election left before the lineup is completely decided for next year’s Student Government Board. SGB announced Monday the office of executive vice president will be decided by a runoff election between the top two candidates on March 5.

“Grateful, thankful, overwhelmed”: Brown wins SGB presidency

“Grateful, thankful, overwhelmed”: Brown wins SGB presidency

By Brian Gentry and Emily Wolfe

February 20, 2019

Zechariah Brown will serve as president of Pitt’s Student Government Board during the 2019-20 school year, after winning 62 percent of the vote against Albert Tanjaya Tuesday.

Your guide to today’s SGB election

Your guide to today’s SGB election

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2019

Brush up on these candidates' platforms and then head over to elections.pitt.edu to vote.

Editorial: Don’t forget to vote in SGB election

Editorial: Don’t forget to vote in SGB election

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 19, 2019

The people we vote for will influence our lives as students in numerous ways, so it’s important to vote for candidates who will best represent us.

Frontier, Impact slates launch SGB campaigns

Frontier, Impact slates launch SGB campaigns

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

January 31, 2019

Two slates of candidates for next year’s Student Government Board launched social media campaigns on Wednesday, the official start of campaign season.

SGB closes in on election season

SGB closes in on election season

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019

With just over a month left before Pitt students elect nine of their peers to the 2019-2020 Student Government Board, the list of candidates will soon be official. This year, candidates will be offered financial assistance to fulfill their campaign finances.

Looking to a new Horizon: Kennedy wins SGB presidency

Looking to a new Horizon: Kennedy wins SGB presidency

By Madeline Gavatorta and Christian Snyder | The Pitt News Staff

February 21, 2018

Maggie Kennedy couldn’t stop smiling Tuesday night after hearing she received 56 percent of the vote to secure the Student Government Board presidency for next year. Kennedy, a junior political science and communication major running on the Horizon slate, received 1,889 votes to defeat junior ma...

Guide to 2018 Student Government Board election

Guide to 2018 Student Government Board election

By The Pitt News Staff

February 19, 2018

Each Pitt student can vote Tuesday for one president and three board members to fill the nine elected positions on the 2018-2019 Student Government Board. Last year’s election saw double the voter turnout of the previous year with about 30 percent of the student body voting. SGB is responsible for allocating the $2.6 million Student Allocations...

SGB calls for textbook cost reduction

SGB calls for textbook cost reduction

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

January 10, 2018

At Student Government Board’s first public meeting of the semester Tuesday night, SGB President Max Kneis introduced and read a resolution calling for the University to expand the use of open educational resources, such as PDF textbooks. “[Textbooks are] just another added cost, so anything we can do ...

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