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Plunge to benefit Special Olympics

Alyssa Coleman, News Editor

December 5, 2018

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Student government members are participating in an event that is to help raise money for the Special Olympics. The annual Pittsburgh Polar Plunge is to take place Feb. 23 at Heinz Field, and student senators are forming a team...

Students are charged

Matt Churella, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018

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Pitt-Johnstown police charged student Ryan Fry, 19, of Allentown, Lehigh County, with disorderly conduct Nov. 6. Pitt-Johnstown Police Officer Dwight Keim alleged in a citation filed Nov. 7 that Fry had possessed a small amount...

Counselors needed for center staff

Tyler McNulty, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

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On Pitt-Johnstown’s campus, there are approximately 2,700 students. For that population, there are three full-time counselors.  During a Sept. 10 student government meeting, Health and Counseling Director Shelley Peruso sai...

Committees merged to two

Matt Churella, News Editor

November 14, 2018

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At last Monday’s student government meeting, executive board members were granted special powers by a vote of senators. As a result, six of the organization’s seven committees were combined into two new committees—Student...

Sidewalk drainage added

Sidewalk drainage added

November 14, 2018

Conversion planned

Matt Churella, News Editor

November 14, 2018

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Students have a couple days left to convert up to 25 meals to dining dollars -- until 3 p.m. Friday, when the opportunity is no longer available in the Pitt-Johnstown website’s campus services tab. Dining Services Director...

Two accused of marijuana lodge smoke

Matt Churella, News Editor

November 7, 2018

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Pitt-Johnstown campus police charged students Vivienne Johnson, 19, of McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, and Itunu Lawal, 18, of Pittsburgh, with disorderly conduct Oct. 16. Campus police officer Edward Ostrowski alleged in two...

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