The Advocate

Age no barrier for elderly dance dream

Elzbieta Pastwa, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2019

The lights were turned off and the show began at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at St. John’s Church Hall in East Conemaugh. Sounds vibrated, and the air was perfume. Jewerly shined on old necks. The Swing City Band, with 38 years together, performe...

Professors discuss diversity on campus

Lucy Li, Features Editor

October 11, 2019

Some minority students have expressed their concern with Pitt-Johnstown being a predominantly white school. Chemistry professor Manisha Nigam, who is from India, said she is aware of the lack of campus diversity, but she said ...

Friendships blossom with game players

Allie Vassalotti, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2019

The Pitt-Johnstown Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center’s entrance, to passersby, Sept.22, is no different from what it normally was: a large building with a round roof and columns closest to the entrance. To a small group, ho...

State pageant queens are to be selected on campus

Callie Burgan, Opinion Editor

September 18, 2019

A tale of two crowns is to turn heads in the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center this November. Nicole Waligora of the Johnstown Visitors Bureau said the Miss Pennsylvania USA and Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA pageants are estimated...

King, Queen nominations due Sunday

Callie Burgan, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2019

Clarification: Activities and Engagement Director Heather Hall said Student Affairs, along with Alumni Relations, is responsible for the Homecoming Court tradition. Program Board helps implement the tradition, but the club...

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