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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 »

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 »

Lady Cats snaps losing stretch despite injuries

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
October 22, 2014

The month of October has not been kind to Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team as the Lady Cats have won only three games in the month’s first 19 days. The team has gone 3-6 since dominating Cheyney University 3-0 in their first game of the month. After a victory against Slippery Rock in the team’s... Read more »

Chancellor begins bond with campus

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Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
October 15, 2014

On Oct. 6, in Pitt-Johnstown’s Cambria Room, Patrick Gallagher, the university’s new Chancellor, shared one reason he took the university’s top position because of his love for students. “I love being around students; you keep us young and you have such potential,” Gallagher said. Another part... 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 »

Intramural champions being determined

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
October 15, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown’s fall sports season may be just past the midway point, but the school’s outdoor intramurals season is partially over. The outdoor co-ed soccer season concluded with its championship game last Thursday and flag football held their semifinals Tuesday with the championship game being... Read more »

Mysteries surround asphalt assaults

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Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
October 8, 2014

At approximately  3 a.m. last Wednesday at Bottoms Up Bar and Grill, four Pitt-Johnstown students reportedly were assaulted. According to Richland Township Police Detective Kevin Lehman, 911  dispatch was called after the incident once students had returned to campus. When Richland Township police,... Read more »

Younger students survive college life

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Carley Bonk, Copy Editor
October 8, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown teachers have welcomed some students who are younger than usual into classrooms. This program includes students both in high school, and those who may have been graduated early. These students have a chance to jumpstart their college career. Administrative Assistant of Academic Affairs... Read more »

Hitters slamming sets

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Emily Moore, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown’s women’s volleyball team is plowing through this year with a new frontline. The team has an 8-4 record with some players contributing greatly to their winning record. Junior Larissa Swank, is one of the key players helping the team earn points. With 12 matches played, and a .168 hitting... Read more »

Senators call for more Sodexo hours

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Milana Ballard, Opinions Editor
October 1, 2014

Student Government Association members are considering a petition to get cafeteria hours extended. Association member Megan Taylor proposed the petition three weeks ago. Students said extending the hours would be beneficial to student athletes and those who have night classes. Softball player Amber Maurer... Read more »