New library head has various roles

Peijia Zhang, Co-Features Editor

October 22, 2015

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Pitt-Johnstown’s new Library Director Eve Wider has an affable smile, both in her profile photo on University of Pittsburgh’s library system’s websiteand when seen in person. Wider said she had worked at Pitt-Oakland for ... Read more »

Participant outside window is jackhammer

Peijia Zhang, Co-Features Editor

October 9, 2015

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When assistant philosophy professor Derek Leben started his class Sept. 21, he had to pause. A raspy noise from the sidewalks beside Biddle parking lot had covered his voice. His lecture on ancient Greek philosopher Plato’s tex... Read more »

Accomplished novelist reads his excerpts

Eden Cohen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

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Fifty attendees listened, captivated, as novelist Steve Sherrill painstakingly tallied stab wounds Thursday in Blackington Hall. Sherrill read an excerpt from “Joy, PA,” his new novel set in Central Pennsylvania. The poeti... Read more »

Some students try balancing on straps

Peijia Zhang, Copy Editor

September 30, 2015

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Commonly, one can see students playing with flying discs in fields or skateboard on sidewalks at this time of year at Pitt-Johnstown. This year, however, slack-lining has become a new pastime for some students. Similar to thro... Read more »

Sodexo names new campus food manager

Eden Cohen, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015

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The man in charge of on-campus food spends little time in his downstairs Student Union office. Instead, he roams at Sodexo locations, discussing with co-workers and chatting with students. However, the new Sodexo general manager,... Read more »

Emotion conveyed through digital means

Bobby Scott, Editor-In-Chief

September 30, 2015

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The sound of waves crashing against a beach filled the Blackington Hall lecture room Sept. 12. A beeping noise pulsed as it followed the pattern of the waves crashing. Simultaneously, an image of a computer-generated avatar ... Read more »

Bookstore managers have a bumpy start

Eden Cohen, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015

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When the bookstore employee who was helping junior Jada Castor never returned, Castor said, she couldn’t hold back her stress. Castor’s Operations Supply Chain Management professor assigned a presentation for her second c... Read more »