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Third reader to offer fiction focus

Third reader to offer fiction focus

Breanna Berkebile, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017No Comments

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 c...

Eating disorders affect wider spectrum

Peijia Zhang, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017No Comments

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....

Spotlight to shine on collaboration

November 8, 2017

The musical comedy, “Little Shop of Horrors,” is to be performed Nov. 16, 17 at 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the studio theater in the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center by the Band of Broth...

Robot program’s purpose is morality

Robot program’s purpose is morality

October 31, 2017

Philosophy professor Derek Leben showcased a book he wrote that debated moral dilemmas and theories as applied to robots Oct. 18 at the John P. Murtha Center to a crowd of about 70 people. Leben’s book, “E...

Audience to determine play’s finish

October 31, 2017

The fall mainstage production, “You, the Jury” by James Reach, is to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center. “It deals with issues considered ta...

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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...

Pitt-Johnstown athletes face injuries

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017No Comments

Athletes are always at a high risk for injuries. Pitt-Johnstown athletes have suffered serious injuries playing the sport that they love. Junior pitcher Devon Walker played for the Mountain Cats last season, but is no able to play due to injury. While pitching, Walker hurt his ulnar collateral ligament, putting him out of baseball for a while. “When I initially got...

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