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March 31, 2016

Biden to speak at Pitt

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at Pitt April 5 as part of a multi-city tour in support of the nationwide It’s On Us campaign against sexual assault on college campuses.

It’s On Us organizers on the Pittsburgh campus recently unveiled a paper chain taller than the Cathedral of Learning. Each of the 4,152 links bears the signature of a member of the University community who has pledged support for creating a campus environment where sexual assault is unacceptable. (See March 3 University Times.)

Details of Biden’s visit had yet to be determined as the University Times went to press, but will be posted at Biden’s tour includes the University of Colorado and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Update: The event will be held in the Petersen Events Center lobby. Doors will open at 10:15 a.m. All attendees will go through airport-like security and should bring as few personal items as possible. No large bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids or signs will be allowed in the venue. Cameras are permitted.

Faculty and staff may reserve complimentary tickets on Eventbrite, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, April 1.

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