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Shadows of Poe

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November 6, 2014

Clubs’ budget process to start up in January

Milana Ballard, Opinions Editor
November 6, 2014

January each year, organization leaders get together with Student Government Association Allocations committee members to discuss the terms and guidelines for submitting a budget. The budget requests from each organization leader are typically due the end of each February. The requests are then put under... Read more »

Lack of sleep leads to binds

Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
November 6, 2014

As the saying goes, you can sleep when you’re dead, and some college students take this saying literally. What some people don’t know is that college-aged students should be getting approximately eight to 10 hours of sleep a night, according to associate psychology professor Alan Teich. Teich said... Read more »

Health improves at Wellness Center

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Peijia Zhang, Copy Editor
November 2, 2014

Despite the difficulties of keeping one’s behavior in line with specific physical goals, some are able to push through the hard parts and make it happen. Motivations are high, but they differ for each individual. Junior Sierra Shaub said she has lost 35 pounds and now still considers herself a work... Read more »

Guest guides students through movie

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Eden Cohen, Managing Editor
November 2, 2014

Programming Board members brought a popular Halloween tradition to campus with an interactive showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Friday. Board members invited Owen Standley and his wife Cannette Standley to walk attendees through the popular audience participation moves. Approximately 20... Read more »

Cemetery on campus unseen for years

Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
November 2, 2014

On Halloween approximately 10 years ago, a group of 20 to 25 Pitt-Johnstown students took a night  walk to a cemetery on campus property with flashlights and lanterns. This journey was planned by Student Life staff at the time, and the group was accompanied by campus police. Registrar office employee... Read more »

Plan in place to make campus greener

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Emily Colella, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

Many people at area institutions have joined a worldwide movement to “go green.” Area schools have followed the trend by coming up with green initiatives. Colleges and universities alone have a huge environmental impact and moving toward sustainability can cause economic and environmental benefits... Read more »

Spirit connections sought in program

Bri Aultz, Features Editor
October 22, 2014

About 60 students, family and friends celebrated Halloween early Saturday with a visit from paranormal investigator and psychic medium Chris Moon in the Student Union’s Cambria Room. Other investigators in previous years have visited campus, and the event has been popular among students. Freshman Isabelle... Read more »

Multicultural learners share passion

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Peijia Zhang, Copy Editor
October 15, 2014

Last Thursday, a Chinese language and culture circle drew more than 10 students and faculty members to the MountainCat Club. The program’s presenter, senior Iris Yang Haoxi, took her audience on a virtual tour of China through a variety of activities and media displays. The program topic of the week... Read more »

Fall into Research showcases success

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Milana Ballard, Opinions Editor
October 15, 2014

This past week, the second annual Fall into Research: A Day of Scholarship, was held by Pitt-Johnstown and Windber Research Institute officials to showcase summer research projects. There were a total of 55 presentations displayed in the Cambria Room. Studies were done in every one of Pitt-Johnstown’s... Read more »