Students missing pets; pets miss them

Carley Bonk, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2014

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Part of adjusting to campus life for some students is dealing with the absence of beloved pets.    Freshman Zach Kimball has experienced this firsthand.  “I kind... Read more »

Commuter club’s efforts renews room

Kaitlin Greenockle and Victoria Mercado

September 12, 2014

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Pitt-Johnstown commuter club leaders have renewed their efforts to resurrect the club with a Sept. 2 meeting that attracted about 15 students.  The club’s... Read more »

Luke Trotz wins Mr. UPJ competition

Amstrid Gomez, Features Editor

April 18, 2014

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The annual Pitt-Johnstown Mr. UPJ competition may have been in a downsized venue, but the talent and spirit were as big as ever. The event took place last Thursday in the Cambria Room. Luke Trotz won the Mr. UPJ title and... Read more »

UPJ students to present research

April 9, 2014

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Pitt-Johnstown students are to present research at a Symposium for the Promotion of Academic and Creative Enquiry Wednesday at the Living/Learning Center’s Heritage Hall. As part of the symposium, senior political science... Read more »

Slow response speed stymies gamers

April 9, 2014

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Since a week before Spring Break, video gamers encountered one of their greatest fears– in-game lag induced by poor Internet speed. Online games such as League of Legends, Smite and Minecraft would lag before disconnecting... Read more »

Week of games unites campus Greeks

Amstrid Gomez, Features Editor

April 9, 2014

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Members from the five campus fraternities and three campus sororities participated in games and group activities during Pitt-Johnstown’s Greek Week. Games started last Monday and continued until Sunday. Sigma Tau Gamma... Read more »

Lessons may have been learned

April 9, 2014

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People at Pitt-Johnstown have become used to the term Norovirus. Starting March 27, many students became prisoners of their bathrooms. What seems to be a Norovirus is still lingering on campus, but Advocate editorial board... Read more »

Club members want their voices heard

Bri Aultz, Copy Editor

April 7, 2014

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Commuter Club members plan to bring social connections and commuter appreciation to Pitt-Johnstown. Student Life Assistant Director Jeanne Susko advises the club, but says it will be run by students and elected officers. With... Read more »

High schoolers experience college life

Victoria Mercado, Staff Writer

April 7, 2014

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Approximately 150 high school juniors from Johnstown and Windber visited Pitt-Johnstown on March 25 for College Day. Hosted by Education Club members, this event was new to Pitt-Johnstown.  The idea resulted from an ongoing... Read more »

Mr. UPJ pageant to continue tradition

Amstrid Gomez, Features Editor

April 7, 2014

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Alpha Gamma Delta sorority members are to host their annual Mr. UPJ pageant at 7p.m., April 10 in the Cambria Room. Junior Kathleen Blough, an Alpha Gamma Delta member, said she will be an escort and speaker at the event. Proceeds... Read more »

Radio members to host lip-sync show

Bri Aultz, Copy Editor

April 7, 2014

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A visit to the Pitt-Johnstown Student Union is often accompanied by the spirited tunes and talk of the university’s student run WUPJ Radio station. Despite the entertainment our student radio hosts provide, WUPJ radio members... Read more »