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Snow tractors’ force gets doubling

Matt Churella, News Editor

October 31, 2018

Some progress apparently has been made in preparation to adequately remove anticipated winter snow, after Pitt-Johnstown President Jem Spectar said last year the campus lacked enough equipment and maintenance staff to get the...

23 students still live in mold exile

Matt Churella, News Editor

October 31, 2018

According to an Oct. 25 campuswide email, 14 of 16 Living/Learning Center rooms still remain vacant because of extensive water infiltration. Students who had resided in those rooms prior to an Oct. 7 relocation are still living...

Snowflake lights come back

Alyssa Coleman, Opinions Editor

October 24, 2018

The Festival of Lights is approaching Richland Township, Geistown Borough and Stonycreek Township and is to debut new snowflake lights this holiday season. At their Oct. 15 meeting, the Richland Township supervisors agreed...

10 students going to prison for class

Matt Churella, New Editor

October 24, 2018

A special topics class is set to be offered for the first time this spring and taught from inside State Correctional Institution-Laurel Highlands prison in Somerset, Pitt-Johnstown justice administration and criminology professor...

Citations are filed with magistrate

Matt Churella, News Editor

October 24, 2018

Pitt-Johnstown police charged nonstudent Daniel Barnes, 22, of Latrobe, Westmoreland County, with disorderly conduct Sept. 28. Campus Police Officer Edward Ostrowski alleged, in a citation filed Oct. 2, Barnes had caused a...

Nation’s leaders to talk here

Angel Clarke-Paulakos, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and former CIA Director Leon Panetta are to speak Nov. 12 at Pitt-Johnstown for two sessions: one for VIPs who pay admission and one free session for the nonpaying public. The VIP session,...

Academic leaders to take positions

Tyler McNulty, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018

Two Humanities Division professors have  taken on the responsibility of chairman positions.  Philosophy professor Derek Leben is now Academic Integrity Review Board chairman, while literature professor Catherine Cox is now the ...

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