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Fair has few attendees but many tables

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Milana Ballard, Features Editor
January 20, 2015

Nearly all student organizations provided representatives for the Jan. 11 activities fair in the Student Unions Cambria Room. Sherri Rae, Student Life director, said out of the 40 tables set up for organizations, 38 were filled with representatives. Despite the high turnout of club representatives, students... Read more »

New Year’s resolutions set by students


Milana Ballard, Features Editor
January 20, 2015

Over 4,000 years ago, the New Year was celebrated in March during the vernal equinox. It eventually came to be celebrated on the first of January each year,. Different celebrations and traditions occur while ringing in the New Year such as eating pork and souerkraut and creating New Year’s resolutions. With... Read more »

Three paths shown for scholar studies

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Milana Ballard, Features Editor
November 19, 2014

To become involved in undergraduate research, students can be contacted by a professor to join a project, or students can directly contact a professor or division leader about starting their own project. A Pitt-Johnstown Symposium for the Promotion of Academic and Creative Enquiry and the Summer Program... Read more »

Students want sauna out, computers in

Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
November 19, 2014

532 polled students said they want a computer lab and printers installed in a second-floor Living and Learning Center space. The space is now occupied by an inoperable sauna that was closed down fall of 2013. Housing Director Mark Dougherty said he would look into it, but, if it is possible, and it requires... Read more »

Sexual assault campaign is under way

Emily Colella, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014

According to a 2004 study, one in 20 women reported being raped in college since the beginning of that year—a period of about seven months. A study in 2000 showed that out of every 1,000 women attending a college or university, there were 35 instances of rape. Pitt-Johnstown students aren’t exempt... Read more »

Sadie Hawkins Dance

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November 19, 2014

Participants raise cancer awareness

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Milana Ballard, Opinions Editor
November 16, 2014

No-Shave November and Movember– movements to raise cancer awareness– are underway. They both are causes raising awareness to cancer. However, there are some slight differences between the two events. Originating in 2003 in Australia, Movember, with participants in more than 20 countries,... Read more »

Lucas lectures about brands’ rhetoric

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Eden Cohen, Managing Editor
November 16, 2014

Communications professor Paul Lucas kicked off a Thursday presentation  by showing actor Terry Crews playing multiple drum sets by flexing his muscles. The video was an Old Spice commercial Lucas showed to exemplify commercials’ tendency toward flashiness and an unclear connections to the advertised... Read more »

Engineering students survey grounds

Amy Zhang, Copy Editor
November 16, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown offers courses in which students can get some hands-on experience outside of the  classroom. At 10 a.m. last Tuesday, some civil engineering technology students were scattered in groups, operating measuring equipment called Total Station on campus. The tripod equipment was placed on the... Read more »

Hundreds queue to see therapy dogs

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Bri Aultz, Copy Editor
November 6, 2014

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered to visit with therapy dogs Friday in Biddle 101. The event was sponsored by the Delta Epsilon Iota honor society and Golden Girls Pet Therapy. Around 1 p.m., Delta community service chair Ellory Dabbs arrived with Olive, her golden retriever. Dabbs said... Read more »