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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

In the last meeting of the semester, SGB unanimously passed a bill updating the SGB elections code.

SGB passes updates to elections code

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer December 4, 2019
Student Government Board unanimously passed a bill updating the SGB elections code for the 2020-21 elections at its last meeting of the fall semester Tuesday night.
A resolution proposed by board member Eric Macadangdang calling on support for University labor and rights to organize without unlawful intrusion passed at last night’s meeting. It comes about a month after Pitt filed an exception to a ruling proposed by the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board on Sept. 18, halting its orders.

SGB passes resolution backing proposed PLRB grad union ruling

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer November 20, 2019
Student Government Board unanimously passed a resolution at its Tuesday night meeting calling on support for University labor and rights to organize without unlawful intrusion.
SGB proposed three naming solutions for student organizations to choose from, which are available for viewing and comment on its website.

Less than 10 students commented on SGB’s SORC proposals

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer November 13, 2019
Student Government President Zechariah Brown said less than 10 students have voiced input about the board’s proposed ways to resolve the looming problem posed by updated Student Organization Resource Center naming guidelines.
SGB discussed Bigelow Boulevard being closed and the draft of the new SORC rules.

SGB announces more than 1,000 signatures on gun violence prevention letter

By Nicole Marzzacco, Staff Writer November 6, 2019
Student Government Board provided updates on several ongoing initiatives at their meeting Tuesday night.
Scott Glaser encouraged students to sign SGB’s letter to Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey regarding common sense gun legislation.

SGB pens open letter urging passage of gun reform legislation

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer October 29, 2019
Student Government Board’s meeting Tuesday night began with a moment of silence offered by President Zechariah Brown to honor the one-year commemoration of the Tree of Life massacre.
SGB provided updates on ongoing projects, including new club naming guidelines and installing free menstrual product dispensers in various bathrooms around campus, at Tuesday’s public meeting.

SGB to finalize naming guideline proposal by end of week

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer October 15, 2019
Student Government Board provided updates on several ongoing initiatives at their meeting Tuesday night.
Michele Welker of the Office of Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education answers a student question while Univeristy Counseling Center Director Jay Darr listens. SGB replaced their normal meeting with a mental health town hall.

Counseling Center leaders talk mental health at SGB town hall

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer October 9, 2019
Top officials from the University Counseling Center discussed mental health at an SGB town hall Tuesday night.
This week, the board voted unanimously in favor of Executive Vice President Anaïs Peterson’s resolution to support the fossil fuel divestment movement.

SGB approves fossil fuel divestment resolution

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer October 1, 2019
Last night’s Student Government Board meeting tied up many loose ends from prior meetings.
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