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Events for “Fall Into the Pantry” raise awareness of food insecurity on campus

November 18, 2020

The university’s Pioneer Pantry collaborated with a group of students in the Special Events class under Professor Camille Downing to brainstorm how to raise awareness of food insecurity and of the Pioneer...

University introduces new Jewish student group

November 18, 2020

Starting this semester, sophomore cinema major, Riley Crow, sought out a safe space on the university’s campus where Jewish students can have their own community. After reaching out to spiritual life...

“No change” in university protocols despite rising coronavirus cases in Allegheny County

November 18, 2020

This past week, cases of the novel coronavirus in Allegheny County reached an all-time high, with over 2,000 new positive cases being reported.   However, the university is not planning on changing...

Two factions appear within the Democratic party

November 18, 2020

The 2020 election cycle didn’t just include a shift in the Presidential seat, the Democrat-controlled House and Republican-controlled Senate were all up for grabs in multiple tightly-called races, including...

Course registration begins for spring 2021 semester

November 11, 2020

Course registration for the spring 2021 semester began on Thursday, Oct. 29 for Veterans, Athletes and Honors students. It has since opened for all current seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen.    However,...

SGA meeting starts off slowly

November 11, 2020

This week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting started off slowly. After a vacant opportunity to hold an open floor, the meeting was brought to the reports of the executive cabinet.  President...

Grassroots organizations garner results in election

November 11, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 7, Democratic Party Nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden was projected the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election. President-Elect Biden’s upset hinged on the sole efforts...

Joe Biden wins race for presidency, will be 46th President of the United States

November 7, 2020

Joe Biden has been elected President of the United States. According to the Associated Press, he has won 290 electoral votes, putting him past the 270 needed to win the presidency, defeating incumbent...

2020 race too close to call

Pennsylvania proves problematic
November 4, 2020

This article was written early Wednesday morning on Nov. 4. All of the content below may not reflect current election results.    Election Night 2020 brought moments of high tension as the...

Students’ election season participation

November 4, 2020

For much of Generation Z, this is their first time being able to vote and project their voice onto the future of America. As the election season continues, it’s time to take a look at how the younger...

SGA votes on funding for Election Day shuttles

November 4, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) held a vote on Monday to determine whether they would provide funds for bussing students to PPG Paints Arena to vote on Election Day.  According to Treasurer...

Adapt or die: political organizations, campaigns utilize different strategies ahead of the election

Effectiveness of political strategies to be determined by voters
November 4, 2020

Fiona McCarthy never thought at 25 years old that she would be involved in a job regarding taxes, let alone having to spread the word about income inequality in America almost entirely through Zoom and...

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