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Pioneer Public – Amanda Anderson

Pioneer Public – Amanda Anderson

Written By Nardos Haile, For The Globe

February 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Amanda Anderson was a Point Park acting major long before she became the Director of Student Life. “I majored in acting because it was the only thing that I thought I was good at, the only thing I had any desire to do,” Anderson said. Anderson, a California native, raised in Western Pennsylvania was an aspiring actress when ...

Anonymous social media page generates rumors

Written By Mitchell Drake, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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Last Monday, Feb. 11, an email was sent to members of the Uno League with the subject “RED ALERT.” In the email, Bryan Partika, Pioneer Ambassador and President of the Uno League expressed the dangers of the PPU Dirty Laundry Instagram page and urged members of the league to stay away from it an...

Valentine’s Day in the city

Valentine’s Day in the city

Written By JOUR 257 Feature Writing

February 14, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

This Valentine's Day, The Globe partnered with Professor Helen Fallon's Feature Writing class to both spread love and tell stories of love from all throughout Pittsburgh.  University wears heart on its sleeve By Jordyn Hronec For college students, most major holidays are spent back home and away f...

Pioneer Public – Montana Gabriele

Pioneer Public – Montana Gabriele

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

February 12, 2019


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Montana Gabriele knew from a fairly early age that she wanted to work with the dead. Now, Gabriele, a sophomore funeral services major, is making that childhood dream a reality. “I dissected a cat for a seventh grade science project, and I went to a Catholic school so there was only 13 of us in a class...the...

Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Written By Jared Murphy, Staff Photographer

February 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, PHOTOS

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Low budget options to avoid over- spending on Valentine’s holiday

Written By Sarah Yobbi, For The Globe

February 12, 2019


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Jaimy Gallagher owns The Pretzel Shop and offers sweet treats for low prices from $1. Trader Joe’s offers good cuisine that Anthony Yoder cooks in his apartment, and spends “roughly 20-25 bucks.” Wanting to impress someone on Valentine’s Day can be difficult when you’re a broke college kid....

Future Educators of America practice defense

Future Educators of America practice defense

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019


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The second floor of the Student Center was filled with practicing teachers throwing punches and kicks Tuesday evening. The Future Educators of America were learning the art of Krav Maga - an Israeli militant form of self-defense - from certified instructor at Crafton’s Wright’s Gym, Kathy Kluk. “The fi...

Pioneer Public – Vanessa Love

Pioneer Public – Vanessa Love

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

February 5, 2019


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In addition to being the new director for Title IX and Diversity, Vanessa Love, 35, has had a varied career in the legal field in relation to helping students, as well as those in child services. Love went to the University of Pittsburgh and majored in political science with a minor in legal studies bef...

CAB gives back with lunches

CAB gives back with lunches

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 29, 2019


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Last Thursday on Jan. 24, in light of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) held an event to provide bagged lunches for the needy. Kate Smith, senior business management major and Executive Director of CAB, says  the campus community likes to honor the holiday while giving back...

Pioneer Public – Dannys Marrero

Pioneer Public – Dannys Marrero

Written By Payton Communal, Co-Features Editor

January 29, 2019


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When asked how he would leave his mark on Point Park University, Dannys Marrero replied, “I’m a military-student-athlete-drag queen, just saying.” Marrero, a 20-year-old political science major, has quite the all-encompassing co-curricular life. “You can do whatever you want to do,” Mar...

Pioneer Public – BreeOnna Springer

Pioneer Public – BreeOnna Springer

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 22, 2019


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“Sometimes as a woman in our society, it’s hard to uplift others because it feels like we’re in constant competition to be better, or prettier, or more this or more that, when we should honestly come together and appreciate others for their differences,” BreeOnna Springer said. Springer, 22, ...