Guest policy murky

Ryan Brown, Managing Editor

September 28, 2011

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Pitt-Johnstown’s overnight-visitor policy is about as strict as they come: all post-midnight guests – students and otherwise – are forbidden without exception. Luckily for lovesick sweethearts and bored friends back home,... Read more »

Golfers look to swing out of 10th-place lie

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

September 28, 2011

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The Pitt-Johnstown men’s golf team teed off this season with fourth and second place finishes at their opening tournaments. “All of us have returned this season stronger than the last,” said Miller. “We are a solid... Read more »

Homecoming a medley of happenings

Brandon Zeris, Copy Editor

September 28, 2011

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Pitt-Johnstown’s Homecoming Weekend gave students multiple ways to celebrate. The weekend kicked off with a carnival Friday and Saturday in the Biddle Hall parking lot. Rides included a Ferris wheel, a giant slide and a carousel. At... Read more »

Senators driving toward better shuttle van hours

Trevor Monk, Staff Writer

September 28, 2011

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Off-campus residents are dealing with a lack of transportation to campus in the later parts of the afternoon and into the evening. College Park Apartments is the only Pitt-Johnstown housing not located on campus.  The distance... Read more »

Martial arts teacher says skills may save lives

Andy Hsiao Chung, Staff Writer

September 28, 2011

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Pitt-Johnstown martial arts enthusiasts may not be aware that there is a way to receive professional training on campus, and has been for the past 20 years. Koa Beam has been UPJ’s martial arts club instructor since 1995.... Read more »

Drunk driving snare catches two

Trevor Monk, Staff Writer

September 28, 2011

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For four hours on a Satuarday night Sept. 3, Richland Township police, in partnership with the county, ran a drunk-driver checkpoint at the Silver Drive-In Movie Theater entrance along Scalp Avenue. Police operated the checkpoint... Read more »

Some townhouses could do with a face-lift

D.J. Shoffstall, Copy Editor

September 28, 2011

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Freshmen probably have realized already that their friends’ dormitories in other halls are comparable to their own. The same is true of Living/Learning Center residents' rooms. But, for Pitt-Johnstown’s townhouse inhabitants,... Read more »

Andrea Dalton moves off the court to coach

Nate Bottiger, Staff Writer

September 28, 2011

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The Pitt-Johnstown women’s basketball team has seen a change in staff for their 2011-2012 season, with Andrea Dalton replacing the former assistant coach Meredith Alexis. Dalton is finishing her bachelor’s degree in English... Read more »

Recycling encouraged with prize connections

Lauren Collins, Features Editor

September 28, 2011

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Pitt-Johnstown managers are to enhance and encourage recycling with the addition of a machine that will give people credit for recycling plastic and glass bottles. A new recycling system is to be implemented at Pitt-Johnstown... Read more »

Sex case awaits date

Ryan Brown, Managing Editor

September 28, 2011

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A Pitt-Johnstown student is on the wait list for a Somerset County trial seven months after he first faced sexual-assault charges from a February ski trip. State police Feb. 28 charged Anthony Raco, 19, with involuntary deviate... Read more »

Tickets outweigh warnings in campus parking

Erin Fowler, Staff Writer

September 28, 2011

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The menacing orange parking tickets that students dread can now be seen on an increasing number of windshields around campus. Though there may seem to be an alarming increase in tickets, it is common, according to the campus... Read more »

Penal offices retitled

Ryan Brown, Managing Editor

September 21, 2011

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What’s in a name? Ask Jake Harper, who finished the spring semester as Judicial Affairs coordinator but returned in August as Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution coordinator. His office, long responsible for meting... Read more »