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Marijuana citations filed against 2

Alyssa Coleman, News Editor

October 16, 2019

Pitt-Johnstown police accused Logan Keach, 18, of Pittsburgh, of disorderly conduct Sept. 28. Officer James Voytko Jr. alleged, in a citation filed Oct. 1, that Keach possessed a small amount of marijuana. A $461 fine was...

Admissions office is understaffed

Robert Landis, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Among a flurry of rings from telephones and click clacks on computer keyboards, the frantic movement of admissions office staff fill a small room in the last three weeks. It is due to busyness in the office that University...

Wasps raise communication issue

Alyssa Coleman, News Editor

October 16, 2019

Instead of finding books and a peaceful place to study, Owen Library visitors have been greeted by wasps this semester According to Library Specialist Maggie Borodach, the wasps were first noticed around the end of September...

Lifting location to change

Yang Chen, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

A renovation of the Pitt-Johnstown athletics weight room on the Sports Center’s second floor started its renovation, and probably will be finished in November.  Eric Kinsey, Pitt-Johnstown men’s soccer head coach and assistant Sp...

More Pitt Stops soon to be added

Alyssa Coleman, News Editor

October 11, 2019

to receive discounts and other deals from local businesses thanks to the cooperation between student government members and local business managers. Recreation and Publicity Committee Chairman Mike Garansci said there are currently...

Multiple events planned for Halloween

Lucy Li, Features Editor

October 11, 2019

As it’s getting closer to Halloween, some organizations’ members are planning events to engage students in the spooky season vibe. According to Program Board President Madison Clapsadle, board members are planning a trip...

Textbooks available for borrowing

Alyssa Coleman, News Editor

October 2, 2019

Students who cannot afford the textbooks they need for the semester can check them out at the Owen Library through the Textbook Purchasing Program. Owen Library Director Peter Egler said this is the second year the program...

Underage alcohol citations are filed

Alyssa Coleman, News Editor

October 2, 2019

Pitt-Johnstown police accused Nicholas Ackerman, 19, of West Mifflin, Allegheny County, of disorderly conduct and the purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages Sept. 13. Officer...

Some say that repairs are too slow

Robert Landis, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2019

With so many people now on campus in the fifth week of the fall semester, things around the Pitt-Johnstown campus are bound to break.  Those charged with providing needed repairs make up the Pitt-Johnstown maintenance cre...

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