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A promised land far from Pitt-Johnstown

Dylan Johnson, News Editor

September 21, 2011

Some returning Pitt-Johnstown students expecting a ski lift, Briar Lodge computer lab or Hawthorn  Lodge renovations may have been disappointed. Students like Pitt-Johnstown Ski Club Vice President Justin Wolfe were disappointed...

Budget cut imposes strict enforcement of 900-page student limit

Andy Hsiao Chung, Staff Writer

September 21, 2011

Due to a concern over possible budget cuts, over the summer faculty members were informed via e-mail to cut back on the amount of printed materials distributed in class. “The limit is set by the main campus, (in the computer...

Senate quarrel reaches repose?

Ryan Brown, Managing Editor

September 14, 2011

Possible repercussions hinted at since a Student Senate dispute in April have so far failed to materialize for President Cliff Maloney’s one-time accusers, senators said this week. Shortly after the April election, in which...

Journalism instructor dies

Dylan Johnson, News Editor

September 14, 2011

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown longtime adjunct instructor Mary Zallar, who was also a former editor and nightside reporter for the Tribune-Democrat, died May 24 at home of a brain aneurysm.  She was 65. Zallar taught...

Biddle hallways and some stairs get a makeover

Andy Hsiao Chung, Staff Writer

September 14, 2011

Robert Blaschak, Pitt-Johnstown Physical Plant director, described Biddle Hall summer renovations as cosmetic. The first floor underwent renovation in the lobby areas, corridors, and staircases. There were also upgrades in furniture,...

Students new to campus can find worthy attractions

Erin Fowler, Staff Writer

September 14, 2011

UPJ freshmen may be a bit dazed and confused with a homework barrage, intimidating professors and making new friends. Respite, however, can be found in the area. Johnstown is home to historical and interesting places. If...

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