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No answers for outage

Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
November 2, 2014

Part of Pitt-Johnstown and Richland Township experienced a power outage Oct. 15. For Pitt-Johnstown, the outage took place around 9:30 a.m.. Although students, staff and faculty know that the power went out, when a Penelec spokeswoman was asked about the outage, she said they had no record of it. According... Read more »

Brief sessions are introduced

Brooke Boyer, Copy Editor
November 2, 2014

The 2015 summer schedule has a new option for students with six courses offered in three-week mini sessions. Classes for the three-week sessions meet four times a week, 2 hours and 55 minutes for each class. The first four courses being offered May 11- 29 are Public Speaking, United States History and... Read more »

Community bonds get enhanced with events

Peijia Zhang, Copy Editor
November 2, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown students have been participating in events that could build connections with Johnstown residents. On Oct. 20, five members of the Student Government Association took part in a scarecrow-building contest in Central Park in Johnstown. Sophomore Mike Capolupo and Nick Fedusa were scarecrow... Read more »

Clubs getting organized

Carley Bonk, Staff Writer
November 2, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown students have requested new clubs. Economics Club and Jam Band have been recognized as new organizations. English Club is a prospective club, and Philosophy Club has become active. Economics Club members say they hope to recreate what they had years ago. Junior Katherine Rhodes, a club... Read more »

Democrats try helping voters

Eden Cohen, Managing Editor
November 2, 2014

This Election Day, students have another option to get to polls. College Democrats are driving students intending to vote to the nearest poll location: the Richland Township Municipal Building. College Democrat president Elizabeth Shriver said she and club members wanted to help students vote. “It’s... Read more »

Wellness parking lot paved

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November 2, 2014

Recycling initiative

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November 2, 2014

Candidates duel for congressional seat

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Eden Cohen, Managing Editor
October 22, 2014

U.S. House representative candidate Erin McClelland debated with incumbent Keith Rothfus Friday in Heritage Hall. Democrat nominee McClelland is challenging Republican Rothfus for the 12th Congressional District. About 200 people  attended the debate, forcing debate staff to provide additional chairs.... Read more »

Meal plan conversions under way for students

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Brooke Boyer, Copy Editor
October 22, 2014

Beginning Monday Oct. 20 and continuing through Friday Oct. 24, Sodexo managers are giving students an opportunity to convert meals to points to pay for food outside cafeterias. During this time, students can convert up to 25 meal-plan meals, at $5 a meal to so-called dining dollars that students can... Read more »

Housing option return is part of 7-year plan

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Nathan Bottiger, Editor-In-Chief
October 22, 2014

Beginning Fall 2013, students were turned away from the College Park Apartments building. Since it’s cautionary closing, the building has remained vacant, and students still do not have an alternative similar to its particular living situation. Housing and Residence Life Director Mark Dougherty said... Read more »