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Scholarships in works for leadership

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Brooke Boyer, Copy Editor
April 15, 2015

At a Student Government Association meeting in March, Campus Development Chair Nick Digiorgio suggested his idea of a student leadership scholarship. The Student Government Association voted unanimously to sponsor the scholarship when Digiorgio suggested the idea, according to Digiorgio. “We will aggressively... Read more »

Many gather in arcade

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Milana Ballard, Features Editor
April 15, 2015

Pitt-Johnstown sophomore Jeffrey Horner spends at least five minutes each day in the campus arcade, The Zone. “I mostly hang out with my friends and play Magic: The Gathering,” said Horner. Magic: The Gathering is a trading card game that is similar to the popular fantasy role-playing game Dungeons... Read more »

Lady Cats break long-standing records

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Garrett Stinson, Staff Writer
April 15, 2015

The Pitt-Johnstown women’s track and field team recently recieved an impressive fourth place at the Towson (Md.) Invitational. The Lady Cats were able to sweep the top two positions in both the triple jump and 100-meter hurdles. Kelsey Warshel took first in both the triple jump and the 100-meter hurdles,... Read more »

Alumna is murder victim, police say

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Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
April 7, 2015

Richland Township police charged David L. Johnson, 36, of Johnstown, with criminal homicide and aggravated assault after police said Johnson turned himself in for murdering Allison Vaughn, a 2007 Pitt-Johnstown graduate. Vaughn reportedly was graduated at Pitt-Johnstown with an accounting degree. According... Read more »

Excuses are plentiful for skipping classes

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Carley Bonk, Staff Writer
April 7, 2015

Some Pitt-Johnstown students may find it difficult to make it to classes toward the end of the semester. Despite professors taking attendance in their classes, some students may find other activities to be more pressing. Freshman Zachary Kimball says that, sometimes, migraines prevent him from leaving... Read more »

Rainy days, more delays

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Garrett Stinson, Staff Writer
April 7, 2015

An unusually cold winter and a wet spring have caused many Pitt-Johnstown softball and baseball games to be canceled. The inclement weather has caused one game to be canceled for the softball team and left seven games to be rescheduled as of April 2. When the three postponed games will be made up is... Read more »

Class to be suspended

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Bobby Scott, Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2015

After much deliberation over the University Scholarship course that is required for freshmen students, it has been decided that the course is to be suspended for the upcoming Fall semester. University President Jem Spectar made the decision, and a memo was sent to those on the faculty task force who... Read more »

Graduates volunteer many miles away

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Milana Ballard, Features Editor
April 1, 2015

In 2012, after working a double shift at a restaurant, Taylor Morsillo, a 2010 Pitt-Johnstown graduate, went home to find a large envelope marked with the Peace Corps logo. Morsillo said, once she saw the envelope, she knew her life was about to change. She was invited to serve with the Peace Corps in... Read more »

Hot hitters strive to lift team’s slump

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Garrett Stinson, Staff Writer
April 1, 2015

The Pitt-Johnstown baseball team had a rough start to the season, but have  had a few outstanding performances. The likes of Nate Negri, and Sean Sleigh make for a high-powered batting order when paired with Mike Palkovitz and Luke Williams. Palkovitz is batting a healthy .333 average for the season. “At... Read more »

Intrusive information desk replaced

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Kaitlin R. Greenockle, News Editor
March 24, 2015

It wasn’t too long ago that Pitt-Johnstown maintenance workers installed an information desk in the Student Union. On the Tuesday of spring break week, the same desk was removed. Academic Affairs Vice President Shawn Brooks said that, due to the desk’s size and location, it was difficult for people... Read more »