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The Advocate

Program allows learning exchange

Jane Stueckemann, Managing Editor

December 3, 2017No Comments

Each Thursday morning, a few Johnstown  area special needs students collect recyclable items from blue bins on campus. They’re doing more than protecting the environment, however. ...

Ideas drive campus entrepreneurs

Rachel Logan, Copy Editor

November 15, 2017No Comments

Local entrepreneurs and those with start-up ideas don’t need to look far for programs and events to help them get the ball rolling. Pitt-Johnstown offers a variety of options wit...

Ring comes back around for family

Ring comes back around for family

November 15, 2017

At some point in 1968 or 1969, Wilson Kenneth Ohl lost his Townville High School, Crawford County, class ring. On Oct. 9, William Huss found it. Huss, a Hollsopple, Somerset County, resident, said he ...

Third reader to offer fiction focus

Third reader to offer fiction focus

November 8, 2017

When the leaves change color, authors of poetry, nonfiction and fiction come to Pitt-Johsntown’s campus for the annual Fall Reading Series to read their work, which is to conclude with Penn-State-Er...

Eating disorders affect wider spectrum

November 8, 2017

Emily Best from Buffalo, New York, remembers obsessively practicing workouts she saw on VHS tapes 26 years ago: “Jane Fonda’s Original Workout and Buns and Abs of Steel.” In addition, she walked 5  miles ...

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Men’s basketball team faces adversity on road

Men’s basketball team faces adversity on road

Emily Moore, Copy Editor

December 3, 2017No Comments

With an overall record of 3-3, and a conference record of 1-1, the Pitt-Johnstown men’s basketball team has a whole season ahead of them. The team experienced something unex...

Students react to the NFL anthem protests

Justin Schmithorst, Circulation Director

November 15, 2017No Comments

Students and student-athletes seem to have differing opinions on kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games. Sophomore Brennan Brokaw said he didn’t object to the protest. “They can do what they want. It’s fine,” Brokaw said. “I respect other people’s views, they can be against kneeling at the game, but they should respect those who support it.” ...

Baseball players have unusual workout

Justin Schmithorst, Circulation Director

November 15, 2017No Comments

Pitt-Johnstown baseball players have engaged in unusual workout routines at the Wellness Center. Some workouts have been done for years, while others have taken the team by storm more recently. Over the past few months yoga has become a popular workout. The entire team has started participating in yoga. “We all participate in yoga workouts every Thursday night,” said ou...

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