Students get a say in class choices

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2014

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A few years ago, incoming students received pre-made fall schedules without any of their own input. If they ended up having a bad semester, at least they got to choose their own classes in the spring. This changed during the... Read more »

Dorm vacation for some during break

Victoria Mercado, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

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Many students look forward to going home for Spring break to get home-cooked meal or go on a trip, but some students plan to stay on campus. Senior education major Susie Rhodes is to stay on campus over the week for student... Read more »

Students to travel to Pitt Day at capital

Victoria Mercado, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2014

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The opportunity for students to talk to their legislators has been scheduled.  On March 18, transportation is to be provided for students to go to Harrisburg for Pitt Day. All the Pittsburgh campuses and alumni have been invited... Read more »

Staff members receive service awards

Amstrid Gomez, Features Editor

February 12, 2014

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Two Pitt-Johnstown staff members received a Staff Appreciation Awards for service from university President Jem Spectar. Student Life Director Sherri Rae and Athletic Director Pat Pecora were each honored with an award at the... Read more »

Varsity cafe to hold Valentine’s concert

Bri Aultz, Copy Editor

February 12, 2014

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Love, music and a rich food aroma are to be in the air St. Valentine’s Day at Pitt-Johnstown. Valentine’s Day dinner, the meal of the month, is to be held Thursday at Heritage Hall in the Living Learning Center. In addition... Read more »

Greeks excelling at community service

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2014

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Pitt-Johnstown fraternity and sorority members focus on more than just their social lives and gatherings, with some striving to go above and beyond for their community. Sigma Tau Gamma President Joseph Rizkalla, junior, said... Read more »

Chinese New Year celebrated at UPJ

Andy Hsiao Chung, Managing Editor

February 7, 2014

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The annual Chinese New Year’s program was held Friday in the Cambria Room to celebrate the year of the horse. This year, the Chinese Students and Scholars Association teamed up with Pitt-Johnstown Real World Interest Groups,... Read more »

Students are sacrificing spring break

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2014

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Some Pitt-Johnstown students plan to use their spring break to help those less fortunate. Habitat for Humanity members  are planning to make their annual trip with some assistance from campus ministries. Two charter busses... Read more »