Point Park Globe

Dancers balance physical and mental health

Dancers balance physical and mental health

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

April 17, 2018


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Kimmie Prokurat feels her best when fully rested, prepping plant-based meals for the week to align with her vegan lifestyle and writing in her gratitude journal. Mark Burrell made the switch to a vegetarian lifestyle about 10 months ago because he wanted to have a better, sustained energy throughout...

Friez brings varied background to cinema chair

Friez brings varied background to cinema chair

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 17, 2018


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As a Pittsburgh native, Cara Friez always knew that the city of bridges would be her home.  Even after moving away from the city for school and taking on different jobs in different cities around the east coast, Friez would eventually find herself back in Pittsburgh. “I’ve kind of been all ...

Second annual GSSA bake sale supports Planned Parenthood

Second annual GSSA bake sale supports Planned Parenthood

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Opinions Editor

April 17, 2018


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The smell of cookies and muffins filled the air as dance majors fresh out of class walked by, with the phrase “I would, but I don’t have cash” leaving their lips. Credit and debit cards were accepted, though. The Gender and Sexuality Spectrum Alliance (GSSA) raised $210 for southwestern Penn...

Quintet shares passion in art

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


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Five friends from four different cities joined forces because of their similar passion to do one thing: create. Known as “Chilling My Dude,” the quintet of four freshman and one sophomore began promoting their group for photography and videography in Dec. 2017. The crew and their work can be found...

Pioneer Public- Zachariah Szabo

Pioneer Public- Zachariah Szabo

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

April 17, 2018


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Zachariah Szabo has had an interest in photography ever since he was a teenager. Now, Szabo is a part-time instructor at Point Park, and teaches Introduction to Digital Photography and two sections of Photography for Non-Majors.  Szabo said his favorite part of his job is watching students figur...

City hosts Inclusive Innovation Week

City hosts Inclusive Innovation Week

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

April 10, 2018


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On April 5, Point Park and the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) paired with the City of Pittsburgh to set up a livestream for Inclusive Innovation Week, a yearly series of events in early April dedicated to bringing light to socioeconomic topics and discussing them with young people. While this was ...

CAB welcomes local magician to campus

Written By Rhianna Davis, For The Globe

April 10, 2018


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The Campus Activities Board (CAB) provided students with a magical start to the last month of the school year with their Let the Magic Begin event on Wednesday, April 4. The event, which was held in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom from 7-9 p.m., featured local magician Lee Terbosic performing illusions...

Pioneer Public – Jill Svonavec

Pioneer Public – Jill Svonavec

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

April 10, 2018


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Jill Svonavec originally grew up on a cattle farm in Somerset. When she moved to the city to attend Point Park, Svonavec said she experienced a bit of a culture shock. “When I first came here I was not used to the city at all...I didn’t want to go to the typical university where it’s out in the mi...

SAEM hosts emerging trends seminar

SAEM hosts emerging trends seminar

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 3, 2018


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Sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) graduate assistant Jessica Martin and SAEM professor Robert Durda utilized network connections and knowledge of emerging trends to bring local talent and other panelists to Point Park University’s campus last Tuesday. The duo brought representatives of Pittsburg...

BSU in Paradise

BSU in Paradise

Written By Kelsey Wolfe

April 3, 2018


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Relaxation was the goal at the Pop-Up Paradise hosted by the Black Student Union (BSU) on March 28. The organization turned the second floor of the Students Center into a college student paradise filled with painting, massages, yoga and, of course, free food. “This event is really just here to just g...

Pioneer Public – Jonas Prida

Pioneer Public – Jonas Prida

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

April 3, 2018


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During his hour-long bus ride to work, Jonas Prida often thinks about his job. “I probably have an hour on the bus every day, and a lot of that is just semi-listening to a podcast that I listen to, but trying to figure out how do we make people’s educational opportunities better,” Prida said. ...