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Students’ knowledge of rights limited

Eden Cohen, Managing Editor
October 1, 2014

Most students hope to avoid a run-in with student conduct representatives during their college career. However, it is wise to still be aware of rights guaranteed to university students. The student conduct code details 18 student rights, such as being allowed to use facilities and being allowed to elect... Read more »

Trail cleanups are getting organized

Emily Colella, Contributing Writer
October 1, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown is the largest of the five Pitt campuses with 655 acres. Only a fraction of that is developed, and the Pitt-Johnstown campus has many acres of wooded land. Trails wind through the woods on campus for students to enjoy, but it is unclear who is responsible for the trails upkeep. Student... Read more »

Homecoming Weekend – Physics

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October 1, 2014

Homecoming Weekend – Coronation

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October 1, 2014

Homecoming Weekend – Sumo

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October 1, 2014

Homecoming history reflected upon

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Milana Ballard, Copy Editor
September 29, 2014

In 1927, Pitt-Johnstown professors taught the first semester of classes. For over 40 years, there was no homecoming celebrated.  Finally, during the 1971 school year, the faculty and community members put on Pitt-Johnstown’s first homecoming. The theme was “The Impossible Dream.” The homecoming... Read more »

Members encourage sustainable effort

Carley Bonk, Copy Editor
September 29, 2014

The Pitt-Johnstown Environmental Sustainability Club had a turnout of 16 students to start off the year’s first meeting.   Their first meeting was held on Sept. 17th in the Engineering and Science Building. The turnout appeared promising according to club president, Sophomore Emma Gyurisin. “So... Read more »

Traditional Chinese festival observed


Peijia Zhang, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2014

Friday night in the Cambria Room in the Student Union, Meng Xing, Chinese Student and Scholar’s Association president, led association members to hold the Mid-Autumn Festival party. A Korean-pop dance started the show with  four Chinese freshmen women, wearing  black dresses and 5-inch heels. Among... Read more »

Wiser ones extend tips to newcomers

Peijia Zhang, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2014

Upperclassmen and faculty members shared some information with new students who look forward to assimilating into the Pitt-Johnstown community.  Mathematics Professor Linda Tully said one tactic to find numbered classrooms in Biddle Hall is to stand facing the flag. All the lower numbered classrooms... Read more »

Cat club menu altered

Kaitlin Greenockle, News Editor
September 16, 2014

Food for many college students is at the top of their priority list, especially food that they enjoy.  Late night snacks tend to be popular among students. However, many students have the expectation for fried and unhealthy food at such an hour. In past years, The Mountain Cat Club had been the optimal... Read more »