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All but animals in the circus today

Sammy Yamrose, Contributing Writer

At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is to perform two sets of their unique blend of traditional circus, sideshow oddity and vaudevillian novelty at the Pasque...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Inmates give back, raise service dogs

Inmates give back, raise service dogs

Jane Stueckemann, Features Editor

When he’s not working, Clifford is a laid-back, 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever. When he is working, he’s a fully trained service dog for Lebanon, Pa., resident Tina...

April 19, 2017No Comments

Some seniors are ready, some are not

April 19, 2017

Pitt-Johnstown seniors have 10 days until graduation. At least some of the graduates are likely to feel prepared at graduation. According to Pitt-Johnstown’s website, 99 percent of education graduates report...

Photo Story (April 12, 2017)

April 12, 2017

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Event reveals virtual reality benefits

Event reveals virtual reality benefits

April 12, 2017

While students and faculty were preparing for the semester’s end, a few attended a seminar last week in Blackington Hall, in which virtual reality’s educational benefits were discussed. Only four professors...

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Men’s golf looking to improve this year

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

Pitt-Johnstown’s men’s golf team opened their season Sunday against Clarion University at Treasure Lake Resort, Dubois, Pa. The team has increased in their roster number compared with last year, according to sophomore Nolan Link. “We have a few new teammates joining us this year,” said Link. “I am excited for to get a chance to play in some tournaments and...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Fantasy football kicks off

Cory Geer, Sports Editor

With the National Football League underway, fantasy football is in full swing. Roughly a quarter of the U.S. population are getting ready to play fantasy football, according to American Express Co. of New York City. The company’s latest Spending & Saving Tracker said 74.7 million Americans played fantasy football last year, spending $4.6 billion, about $61 per...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Pitt-Johnstown required to live stream games

Pitt-Johnstown required to live stream games

Cory Geer, Sports Editor

In the past two weeks, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and Pitt-Johnstown’s Athletic Department announced upgrades for their online content. Pennsylvania State A...

April 19, 2017No Comments

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