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Students took to social media on Tuesday to voice opinions regarding the removal of the Vision Slate from the Student Government Board election ballot.

Students voice frustrations, praises over Vision slate’s disqualification

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor 1:09 am
Students took to social media to voice opinions regarding the last-minute removal of the Vision slate from Tuesday’s Student Government Board elections ballot.
A shot glass received by a first-year resident in Sutherland Hall.

Vision slate disqualified from SGB elections after sleepless night of hearings

Two Student Government Board committees removed the Vision slate from Tuesday’s SGB elections ballot shortly before 6 a.m., about two hours before polls opened, saying its members violated campaign rules that merit their disqualification.
Pitt’s University Counseling Center provided Self-Care Day activities like the SMASH Mobile Rage Room, where students wrote down their stressors on a plate before smashing them.

‘Better than nothing’: Students reflect on last week’s Self-Care Day

By Suln Yun, Staff Writer March 1, 2021
Students celebrated the first Self-Care Day of the semester last Tuesday. Students got one Self-Care Day last semester in October. Following a request from Student Government Board President Eric Macadangdang, students were given two Self-Care Days this semester — with the next one on March 24 — after spring break was cancelled.
Pitt students will vote on Tuesday for next year’s Student Government Board positions. This year there are 15 candidates, with three presidential candidates and 12 board candidates, competing for one presidential position and eight board positions.

Your guide to the 2021 SGB elections

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer March 1, 2021
After a hotly contested campaign, Pitt students will vote Tuesday for next year’s Student Government Board. Students will choose between three presidential candidates and 12 board candidates, vying for one presidential position and eight board seats.
Pitt’s Student Government Board held its presidential debate over Zoom Thursday night.

Sparks fly as SGB presidential candidates clash at debate

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer February 26, 2021
The debate for the next Student Government Board president included heated conversations about prior SGB experience, Student Activity Fee funding and even one candidate pulling out their calculator to check allocations information listed on SGB’s website.
Twelve students are running for a position on the Student Government Board, in addition to three students running for the position of SGB president.

SGB newcomers push for more ‘outsiders’ in the organization

By Kiera Ledermann, For The Pitt News February 22, 2021
Joseph Landsittel is one of the seven people running for a position in Student Government Board this election who have little to no previous experience in the organization. Many of these newcomers are pushing for internal change in SGB.
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.
SGB talked about the upcoming election at its Tuesday night meeting.

Student government discusses fossil fuel divestment, upcoming election

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer February 17, 2021
Several SGB members at Tuesday night’s meeting encouraged students to register for Thursday’s virtual Meet the Candidates event and next Wednesday’s Presidential Debate in order to get to know the SGB candidates.
Student Government Board and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted a panel Thursday evening titled “What the F*ck? Unfiltered Conversations About Diversity and Inclusion Between Students, Staff and Administration.”

Panel discusses white privilege, white supremacy at Pitt

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor February 12, 2021
Pitt’s Student Government Board and Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted the Thursday evening’s panel “What the F*ck? Unfiltered Conversations About Diversity and Inclusion Between Students, Staff and Administration” with students and staff.
Pitt’s Student Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

SGB discusses elections, upcoming diversity and inclusion events

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
With 15 students running for Pitt’s Student Government Board — 12 for board positions and three for president — current SGB president Eric Macadangdang said the number of students running is a sign of a bright future for the board.
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