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Golf simulator provides more swings

Trevor Monk, Staff Writer
March 28, 2012

Although the Wellness Center staff has faced problems with the golf simulator being “out of commission until further notice”, last week. UPJ’s golf team has been keeping the clubs swinging in their offseason in a New Age way. Golf team follows a dual season schedule, playing half of their games... Read more »

Editorial – UPJ throws lifeline to the burdened

March 28, 2012

Some students received a scare last month in the form of demands from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. The agency was asking more than 300 students to pay back portions of tuition grants. These additional sums in students’ PittPay balances were a result of reduced agency grants. This... Read more »

Incumbents win in a Web-savvy Senate presidential campaign

Ryan Brown, Managing Editor
March 28, 2012

Student Senate incumbents Cliff Maloney and Marcus McGuire retained their seats Thursday in a 2-to-1 landslide presidential election that included unprecedented turnout. More than 900 students – over a third of eligible voters – cast online ballots in a 2012-2013 presidential campaign that featured... Read more »

Engineers construct togetherness

Andy Hsiao Chung, Staff Writer
March 28, 2012

Pitt-Johnstown civil engineers March 20 led off a week to celebrate engineering with a banquet hosted by the Altoona Section American Society of Highway Engineers. A society member had contacted Pitt-Johnstown’s civil engineering faculty member Brian Houston, expressing the group’s interest in meeting... Read more »

Pingpongers do battle

Luis Torres, Copy Editor
March 28, 2012

Student Government Association’s event “Pingpong for Puppies” attained some success March 22, thus fulfilling modest expectations for its debut. The event’s continuity is to be decided by Student Senate Recreation and Publicity Committee members. The idea of playing pingpong to benefit animals... Read more »

End draws near, senioritis settles in

Brianne Fleming, Staff Writer
March 28, 2012

With senioritis lurking on campus, some about to graduate seem to lack incentive during their last few weeks at UPJ. Some seniors have been modeling their regalia now that a deadline has passed to purchase mortarboard hats and gowns. Others can repeat advice to hang the gown in shower humidity a few... Read more »

Coach’s “Jamal Clinics” build young athletes

Nate Bottiger, Staff Writer
March 28, 2012

When the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Jamal Palmer came to Pitt-Johnstown, he noticed one thing that was missing from the area’s basketball community: there were not enough camps for young athletes. Palmer, who has just completed his third season as an assistant coach at Pitt-Johnstown, played... Read more »

Weather cuts scuba scheduling

Keith Hartman, Copy Editor
March 28, 2012

Pitt-Johnstown’s scuba class is now to be offered only in the fall semester. The change, aquatic coordinator James Hedrick said, is due to the scheduling of the “open-water dive.” The open dive is an exercise where students are to be tested in a natural setting rather than the Zamias Aquatic Center. For... Read more »

Greeks battle in weeklong tradition

Trevor Monk, Staff Writer
March 28, 2012

Greek students have been geared up to compete in the annual UPJ Greek Week. This week marks a tradition of competition among fraternities and sororities. The week’s events highlight a number of events. Events include foosball, corn hole and comical skits to conclude the week. Each fraternity and sorority... Read more »

Letter: Senate election

March 28, 2012

To the Editor, This is Christian Woo. As you probably already know, Alexis Prusick and I did not receive a majority of the popular vote, and will not be serving as the President and Vice President of the Student Government Association this upcoming school year. I would just like to take this time to... Read more »