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Student election interest starts with SGB slates

(Illustration by Raka Sakar | Staff Illustrator)

By Anne Marie Yurik | Columnist

February 20, 2018

It wasn’t until Monday of last week that I realized it was election season for Student Government Board. I, along with all 19,325 of my peers, are responsible today for voting in a new student body president who will be a voice for all undergraduates on campus. Although I thought the reason I d...

Editorial: Use Election Day as opportunity for progress

Reporters surround Mayor Bill Peduto after his victory in the Democratic primary this May. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 7, 2017

In the aftermath of last fall’s presidential election, many young voters eagerly looked forward to the next chance they’d have to influence their communities through the ballot box. Unfortunately for those of us in Pittsburgh, however, some of today’s most visible municipal elections offer littl...

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