The Advocate

Editorial – UPJ priorities: books or looks?

September 12, 2012

As summer relaxation comes to an end and students are reintroduced to the hustle and bustle of a new semester, stress can run high. At the start of the semester, many students are greeted with new topics and professors, as well...

Olsavsky - priorities

Olsavsky – priorities

September 12, 2012

Editorial – Time for record voter turnout

April 10, 2012

Pitt-Johnstown’s Student Senate elections are to take place Tuesday and Wednesday. Students may have signed the many petitions for the Senate-hopefuls.  Now it’s time to elect the senators. In the March 21-22 presidential...

Olsavsky - SGA

Olsavsky – SGA

April 10, 2012

Editorial – We’d like to know where fees go

April 3, 2012

As a state-affiliated school, Pitt-Johnstown is not obligated to tell students where there tuition money goes. Two weeks ago, we saw a chart of how our student activity fees are divided. It is interesting to see how the money...

Editorial – UPJ throws lifeline to the burdened

March 28, 2012

Some students received a scare last month in the form of demands from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. The agency was asking more than 300 students to pay back portions of tuition grants. These additional...

Letter: Senate election

March 28, 2012

To the Editor, This is Christian Woo. As you probably already know, Alexis Prusick and I did not receive a majority of the popular vote, and will not be serving as the President and Vice President of the Student Government...

Nurses aching for a new home

March 21, 2012

The Pitt-Johnstown nursing program is growing. In fact, it’s expanding to the point where Blackington Hall sometimes seems full of white-coated students. The medical field is steadily advancing and those striving to become...

Editorial – The more the merrier for elections

February 29, 2012

The presidential campaign for Pitt-Johnstown’s Student Senate is to take place from Feb. 27 to March 9. with the election set for March 20 and 21. But maybe the race would be better with more candidates. As of now, the...

Editorial – Programmers deserve pat on back

February 17, 2012

Pitt-Johnstown Programming Board members essentially do the job of a professional concert or event promoter, a tough and risky business in which few succeed. They book comedians and speakers in addition to organizing major...

Olsavsky - Spring concert

Olsavsky – Spring concert

February 17, 2012

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