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Letter to the editor

April 19, 2017

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I have been following, with great interest, the situation involving The Advocate and the student government. My interest comes, not only because I am a Pitt-Johnstown alumna, but because I have a closer connection to the journa...

Letter to the editor

April 19, 2017

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Let’s throw out all the extra junk that doesn’t belong in this debate that somehow worked its way in through back doors, secret rooms and big bellies. The argument placing the Advocate on the hot seat for campus funding lac...

Letter to the editor

April 19, 2017

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As a Pitt-Johnstown  alumnus and former Advocate staff member, I am troubled by the recent push to defund the student newspaper over the publishing of names of those accused of crimes. Reporting on the police blotter – whether ...

Letter to the editor

April 12, 2017

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Dear Editor, Through social media, I have become aware of a longtime issue that may affect the continuation of The Advocate at my former stomping grounds at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The newspaper’s right and obl...

Letter to the editor

April 12, 2017

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Hi Editor, I was recently made aware of the student government’s threat to eliminate funding for the Advocate. As a 1996 graduate of Pitt-Johnstown, one who contributed to the paper, the news was unsettling. When I first n...

Letter to the editor

April 5, 2017

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Editor: The current discussion of publishing names for those accused of crimes is not a new one, whether in Pitt-Johnstown’s halls or a professional newsroom. Journalists are duty-bound to publish the name. The public has th...

Letter to the editor

Charles Clifton

October 19, 2016

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To the editor: I spoke at Professor Carroll Grimes’ memorial, though my name did not appear in Professor Lee Wood’s summary of the event in The Advocate (Sept. 28). Carroll was a very dear friend, and I want it known tha...

Letter to the editor

Nick DiGiorgio

April 13, 2016

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My opinions are not representative of Student Government Association or executive board in any regard. Acting within the confines of my personal experience, I felt that Parliamentarian Wainwright had crossed the line of profess...

Letter to the Editor

Jeffrey Alan Wainwright, Student Government Association parliamentarian

April 6, 2016

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Dearest student body, Your Student Government Association has failed you. The body responsible for ensuring democracy on this campus has voted against the very idea and robbed you of the most basic democratic procedure: the vote....

Letter to the Editor

Karissa Arthur, Black Action Society President

April 4, 2016

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To Whom It May Concern: My name is Karissa Arthur.  I am the president of the Black Action Society. In the Feb. 10 issue of The Advocate, some of us had concerns about the article covering our Find a Mate, Win a Date event. Some ...

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