The Advocate

‘No chew for you’ at store

Lauren Collins, Features Editor

September 20, 2011

The Pitt-Johnstown bookstore is known by some students as a convenience store, too. Products like candy, coffee and contact solution are found on the store’s shelves. However, some students entered the bookstore upon their...

Students get colorful, artistic in note-taking

Kelly Cernetich, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2011

Armed with a Ziploc baggie of Crayolas, senior secondary education and history major Lisa Slippy sets herself to the task of filling in her notebook’s margins bright orange. She adds curly symbols and shapes in green, and...

Students spooked by bears

Lauren Collins, Features Editor

September 13, 2011

Pitt-Johnstown’s campus is known by some as a large plot of land with forest and wildlife. Along with the forest’s presence, there is a threat of student-animal close encounters. Pitt-Johnstown seniors Brittany Popchak...

International mix flavors diversity

Kelly Cernetich, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2011

This fall, Pitt-Johnstown became home to 25 additional international students, with the vast majority of them from China. International Services Director Jennifer Kist said the number reflects last year’s trend: roughly 60...

No doggie bags for cafeteria meals

Kelly Cernetich, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2011

Students looking to use cafeteria takeout boxes this semester may be disappointed. Sodexo General Manager Victor Costlow said he decided to discontinue allowing students to use either provided Styrofoam boxes, or the ill-fated...

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