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Professors: lenient grades ‘hurt everyone’

Professors: lenient grades ‘hurt everyone’

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

A study done by the Pew Research Center last year said that 27 percent of all independent college and university presidents believe that their faculties grade too leniently. For some, this...

April 18, 2017No Comments

Hennigan: increased student need drives annual tuition hikes

Hennigan: increased student need drives annual tuition hikes

Written By Emily Bennett and Alexander Popichak

Tuition set earlier this year for the 2017-2018 school year will increase for all students by 3.9 percent due mostly to an increased need for student financial aid, according to President Paul...

April 18, 2017No Comments

Proposed cut of Federal Work Study concerns students

Proposed cut of Federal Work Study concerns students

Written By Robert Berger and Jordan Slobodinsky

In President Donald Trump’s most recent budget proposal, the Federal Work Study (FWS) Program is projected to be cut in order to save funds. In the United States, more than half a million students...

April 18, 2017No Comments

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About that student center swimming pool…

About that student center swimming pool…

Written By Zac Seymour

Across the skywalk and under the student center lies one of Point Park’s biggest mysteries; an abandoned swimming pool. Point Park acquired the student center, formerly the YMCA Greater Pittsburgh, about 10 years ago....

April 22, 2017No Comments

Pittsburgh celebrates national Record Store Day

Pittsburgh celebrates national Record Store Day

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor

Pittsburgh is celebrating the 10th annual national Record Store Day on Saturday, Apr. 22 , but the event has its roots in San Francisco. Michael Kurtz, co-found of the tradition, gathered together record store owners in 2007...

April 18, 2017No Comments

Chase and the Barrons hold release party

Chase and the Barrons hold release party

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor

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Staff Profiles from '16-'17

Alex Grubbs
Alex Grubbs

USG Beat Reporter

Alex Grubbs has worked with the Globe since his freshman year, serving in the past as a copy editor and a copy desk chief. Now in his junior year, Grubbs covers Point Park's United Student Government and copy edits for the Globe.

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