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Officer hospitalized after alleged assault

Ryan Brown, Managing Editor
October 26, 2011

A Campus Police officer was hospitalized after a vicious hand-to-hand fight with a student early Sunday morning in a Living/Learning Center stairwell, according to police. Associate Chief Eric Zangaglia entered the LLC shortly after 1 a.m. to check an activated emergency phone. When he descended the... Read more »

Editorial – Security revision may be in order

October 26, 2011

Many students have been faced with the decision of whether to let somebody into a dorm. Maybe the outsider forgot his or her ID card or needs to study with someone. But when its 20 degrees and blustery, students usually hustle to open the door. If someone refuses to let another person in, that individual... Read more »

Rain ruins seasons, moves practices

D.J. Shoffstall, Copy Editor
October 26, 2011

Soggy athletic fields have led to some sports activities being canceled and others moved to different locations. Pitt-Johnstown’s men’s soccer coach Eric Kinsey said the soccer team, along with intramural soccer and football has been affected, but the rugby team was still allowed to play on the field. “We... Read more »

A student and two professors discuss military service

Brandon Zeris, Copy Editor
October 26, 2011

Imagine traveling to a foreign land where some inhabitants have set a goal to kill you. Some Pitt-Johnstown veterans have experienced this feeling firsthand and others continue to help injured servicemen and women return to civilian life. Writing instructor Cian Yates said he was an Army Green Beret... Read more »

Survey says: classes missed

Vivian Chen Liyi, Staff Writer
October 26, 2011

The Student Senate Housing Committee and Housing staff surveyed 49 College Park Apartments residents and found more than half of them missed a class because of shuttle unavailability. Approximately 26 percent of the surveyed students said they use the shuttle more than 10 times weekly. Also, 55 percent... Read more »

Golfers set record in championship runup

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor
October 26, 2011

This season, Pitt- Johnstown’s men’s golf team had the best finish in team history. The team became eligible for the conference championships in 2007. The team finished in second place at their conference championship Oct. 18. McDonald, though, said he had a rough tournament start. “I started the... Read more »

Some tangled and lost in CourseWeb’s web

Kelly Cernetich, Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2011

While CourseWeb is an online learning tool available for all professors to use in their classrooms, some find the service more useful than others. Adjunct English instructor Lance Harshbarger said he uses CourseWeb to post supplementary readings from class discussion, and has students submit papers in... Read more »

‘Teacher’ brings fresh ideas

Erin Fowler, Staff Writer
October 26, 2011

A new perspective has been brought to the UPJ theater stage by the August addition of John Teacher to the Theatre Department’s staff. According to Teacher, the Theatre Department at UPJ is unique. “I haven’t found a student who doesn’t have a go-get-it attitude. It’s wonderful.” Teacher has... Read more »

Flood has national goal

Dave Dunkleberger, Contributing Writer
October 26, 2011

The UPJ Flood ultimate frisbee team competes in the Ohio Valley Conference of USA Ultimate. The Flood team roster consists of 30 players. Ultimate frisbee is nothing new here. Flood president Tyler Fleck said, “Ultimate Frisbee has taken place on the UPJ campus for almost 11 years.” Ultimate is a... Read more »

Letter – Join the occupation

October 26, 2011

Dear Pitt-Johnstown campus: We sit at the brink of revolution, a revolution started by people like you and me. But what I notice on campus is that not many of us know what that is. I hope I can enlighten you on the Occupy Wall Street Protest occurring across the globe! It’s a protest that highlights... Read more »