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SGB takes public meetings home

SGB will hold its weekly meetings online for the remainder of the semester.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Brown, along with the rest of the board, hosted a test-run of SGB’s new system for public meetings — group calls over Zoom.

SGB announces resignation of diversity and inclusion chair Ravi Gandhi

SGB presidential candidate Ravi Gandhi at Tuesday's election.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

February 28, 2020

Student Government Board Diversity and Inclusion Chair Ravi Gandhi has resigned from his position, effective Friday. 

SGB responds to decision on naming guidelines

SGB President Zechariah Brown discusses the updates to the Student Organization Resource Center’s naming guidelines at Tuesday evening’s weekly meeting.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

President Zechariah Brown opened Student Government Board’s weekly Tuesday meeting by discussing the anticipated response from Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner regarding the Student Organization Resource Center’s naming guidelines.

SGB honors the memory of Pitt student Barbara Como

The Student Government Board started its weekly meeting with a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como.

By Anushay Chaudhry, For The Pitt News

January 22, 2020

SGB started their weely meeting Tuesday night by having a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como who passed away Saturday.

SGB announces approval of new judicial chair Stephen Jacobus

SGB President Zechariah Brown discusses SORC’s naming guidelines that will prohibit independent student organizations from using University trademarks like “Pitt” and “Panther” at Tuesday’s weekly SGB meeting.

By Anushay Chaudhry, For The Pitt News

January 15, 2020

Student Government Board kicked off their weekly meeting Tuesday night with President Zechariah Brown announcing the newly appointed SGB judicial committee chair, Stephen Jacobus.

SGB announces resignation of judicial chair Grace Nelson

SGB President Zechariah Brown announces the resignation of SGB’s judicial chair Grace Nelson during his opening remarks the first weekly SGB meeting of the year on Tuesday evening.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

January 8, 2020

Student Government Board kicked off its first meeting of the semester Tuesday night with an announcement from President Zechariah Brown that SGB’s judicial chair Grace Nelson is resigning.

SGB passes updates to elections code

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

Less than 10 students commented on SGB’s SORC proposals

SGB proposed three naming solutions for student organizations to choose from, which are available for viewing and comment on its website.

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

SGB discussed Bigelow Boulevard being closed and the draft of the new SORC rules.

By Nicole Marzzacco, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Student Government Board provided updates on several ongoing initiatives at their meeting Tuesday night.

SGB to finalize naming guideline proposal by end of week

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.

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Student Government Board provided updates on several ongoing initiatives at their meeting Tuesday night.

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