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Club budgets to go online

Club budgets to go online

February 5, 2020

No one in line at counseling center

Callie Burgan, News Editor

February 5, 2020

The waiting list for Pitt-Johnstown’s counseling services is no more, according to Health and Counseling Executive Director Shelley Peruso. “I’m so happy to say that the waiting list has been eliminated. “Students...

Academic trouble in lives of 1 in 4

Callie Burgan, News Editor

February 5, 2020

1 in 4 freshmen are on academic probation this semester, according to Academic Affairs Assistant Vice President Stephen Kilpatrick. “Freshmen with first-term GPAs below 0.5 were initially suspended for the spring semester.  ...

Some early engineers struggling

Yang Chen, Managing Editor

January 29, 2020

At a Jan. 15 Faculty Senate meeting, the Pitt-Johnstown Engineering and Computer Science Division Chairman Jerry Samples said that there are more engineering freshmen who are struggling with classes. “Basically, the situation...

Too few want to represent

Too few want to represent

January 29, 2020

Alleged marijuana is in 5 citations

Callie Burgan, News Editor

January 22, 2020

Pitt-Johnstown police accused Viktoria Hudson, 18, of Norristown, Montgomery County of disorderly conduct Dec. 8.   Officer Edward Ostrowski alleged, in a citation filed Dec. 9, that Hudson  caused a public inconvenience, an...

Dance to move and require shuttle

Callie Burgan, News Editor

January 22, 2020

The winter formal is to see changes this year, including a new location and a transportation requirement. According to Activities and Engagement Director Heather Hall, a committee of Program Board and Student Government Association...

Faculty, students clarify program

Lucy Li, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Although there have been consistent efforts to improve recycling on the Pitt-Johnstown campus, many reports indicate that these efforts have not been effective. Chemistry professor Manisha Nigam, a member of a recycling committ...

Athletic teams to have a new look

Justin Schmithorst, Opinions Editor

November 13, 2019

Much like Pitt-Oakland’s athletic design overhaul, Pitt-Johstown’s teams are to receive one as well. Back in April, Pitt-Oakland administrators changed the school colors from navy blue and gold to  royal blue and yellow...

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