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

Student Government Board condemns recent mass shootings, calls for increased gun control measures

Student Government Board condemns recent mass shootings, calls for increased gun control measures

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 2, 2022
The Student Government Board released a statement on Wednesday condemning recent mass shootings across the U.S.
The last Senate Council meeting of the year on Thursday.

Senate Council recaps academic year, SGB discusses plans for fall

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor May 24, 2022
Chancellor Gallagher opened Thursday’s Senate Council meeting by thanking council members advocating for Pitt’s state funding.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB says goodbye at last meeting of the year

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Student Government Board’s last public meeting of the year featured tearful goodbyes and well wishes for the future. President Harshitha Ramanan began the meeting by announcing she had no official business to cover.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB announces Pitt reaccreditation, closes next year’s committee applications

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 13, 2022
Student Government Board President Harshitha Ramanan began the second-to-last meeting of the year by announcing that the Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaccredited Pitt.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union.

Bank account program for student orgs pushed to fall

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
Student Government Board planned to run a pilot program this spring to provide student organizations with private bank accounts at PNC Bank, but the program was yet again pushed back and is hopefully launching in fall 2022.
Kathryn Lavelle (left) and Steve Schurr, representatives from Pitt Eats, speak at Student Government Board’s weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB hosts Pitt Eats reps, discusses Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 6, 2022
Representatives from Pitt Dining made an appearance at SGB’s Tuesday evening meeting for a Q&A, where the team addressed concerns about meal plans and shared future dining plans.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB opens committee chair positions, discusses upcoming inauguration

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer March 23, 2022
SGB held its weekly Tuesday evening public meeting in Nordy’s Place and discussed Pitt’s Climate Action Plan, inauguration for next year’s board and upcoming events. Board members also introduced two new resolutions that will be posted on SGB’s website.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Feb 22.

SGB approves new vice president, discusses transportation issues

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer March 16, 2022
Student Government Board held its weekly Tuesday evening meeting in Nordy’s place and discussed transportation issues, a proposed tuition tax, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Oakland Crossings plan.
SGB Feature

Danielle Floyd wins SGB presidency for 2022-23 academic year

By Donata Massimiani and Kendall Swift March 1, 2022
Danielle Floyd will serve as the president of Student Government Board for the 2022-23 school year.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union.

Floyd demotion, Temmallo resignation shake SGB as elections near

By Rebecca Johnson, Jon Moss, and Betul Tuncer February 28, 2022
The Friday demotion of Student Government Board member Danielle Floyd from her position as vice president for initiatives, and board member Daniel Temmallo’s Saturday night resignation, shook the organization as its Tuesday elections neared.
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