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October 1, 2019: Title IX Office discusses accessibility at first Town Hall

October 2, 2019

For the first time since its creation in 2015, Pitt’s Title IX office released data this summer reporting its activity over the course of the school year. According to Katie Pope, the coordinator of the Title IX office, the report is part of a general push to make the office more accessible to the...

SGB will vote on sustainability measures

SGB will vote on sustainability measures

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Following a 15-minute board meeting, Pitt Student Government Board held its final town hall of the academic year Tuesday night, facilitating a discussion on sustainability.

Committee hears student concerns regarding divestment

Committee hears student concerns regarding divestment

By Nina Kneuer and Sarah Shearer

November 15, 2018

Pitt brought the possibility of divesting to the public stage at Town Hall Wednesday night.

Pitt professors talk faculty unionization at Frick Fine Arts

Pitt professors talk faculty unionization at Frick Fine Arts

By Jonathan Kunitsky, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

A panel of faculty members from Pitt discussed the feasibility of faculty unionization.

SGB unveils Town Hall to reach students

SGB unveils Town Hall to reach students

By Sid Lingala, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

The Student Government Board announced the creation of a Town Hall at Tuesday night’s meeting, aimed at bringing more students into the conversation about various campus issues.

Peduto, Fitzgerald face questions at town hall

Peduto, Fitzgerald face questions at town hall

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

June 5, 2018

Citizens had a chance to address pressing issues like Amazon, small businesses and the ethane plant in Beaver County with some of Pittsburgh’s most important figures — Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald — Monday night at Union Project in Highland Park. Peduto, F...

Editorial: Toomey isn’t listening to constituents

Editorial: Toomey isn’t listening to constituents

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

August 31, 2017

After months of relentless pressure from voters all across the state, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey finally attended a town hall meeting last night to hear his constituents’ grievances — sort of. In a PBS-organized special, Toomey appeared for an hour on stage in front of an audience of about 50 c...

SGB town hall sees low turnout

SGB town hall sees low turnout

By Nolan Roosa / Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Student Government Board’s monthly town hall lasted only 15 minutes Tuesday night, a change from the typical hour-long meeting. Nordy’s Place was nearly empty while board members reminded the few attendees to apply for SGB committee positions for the upcoming year. SGB’s town-hall-style meetin...

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