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About that student center swimming pool…

About that student center swimming pool…

Written By Zac Seymour
April 22, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Uncategorized

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. Initially, the university had a handful of ideas for the space, but ultimately...

Pittsburgh celebrates national Record Store Day

Pittsburgh celebrates national Record Store Day

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

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 for releases, live music and giveaways. “We wanted to create something...

Chase and the Barrons hold release party

Chase and the Barrons hold release party

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Four years ago when he arrived at Point Park, Blaine King stumbled across a recruiting table for the school’s student government and decided to sign up. That not only catapulted him into the fast world of school politics, including serving two years as the United Student Government (USG) president,...

New work debuts on Playhouse stage for One-Acts Festival

New work debuts on Playhouse stage for One-Acts Festival

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

For students enrolled in the conservatory’s advanced directing course, the end of the semester means more than just finals week; it means directing and debuting an entire one-act play or musical in just under two months. The Raymond Laine Memorial One-Acts Festival showcases entirely student-run...

University alumna now Bellevue mayoral candidate

University alumna now Bellevue mayoral candidate

Written By Francesca Dabecco
April 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

When alumna Emily Marburger made a Facebook post just a few months after the 2016 presidential election, she was not expecting to receive such overwhelming support. Dottie from Indiana wrote, “You are our bright and shining future Emily!” Linda from Florida wrote, “Your town needs you and...

Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS, Web-Extras

A flash mob sponsored by UPMC gathered in the middle of Market Square at 12:22 p.m. on Tuesday to raise awareness about becoming an organ donor.

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Point Park celebrates Senior Week

Point Park celebrates Senior Week

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS, Showcase

‘Moonlight’ affects students of cinema, LGBT backgrounds

‘Moonlight’ affects students of cinema, LGBT backgrounds

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Silmari Muñoz knew she wanted to show “Moonlight” at Point Park’s Gender and Sexuality Spectrum Alliance’s (GSSA) annual movie night as soon as she heard of its premise.

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YouTube provides opportunities for cinema students

YouTube provides opportunities for cinema students

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Ian Lewis, senior cinema production major, started his career in high school, with an amateur camera, a couple of puppets and a YouTube account. Now, he works on short films with his classmates as he pushes towards earning a degree in cinema production. Just like Lewis, YouTube has also been growing....

Students undertake national and global summer work opportunities

Students undertake national and global summer work opportunities

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

After students finish their spring semesters, some start their summer semester, some graduate, and some find ways to occupy the four months before coming back to school in the fall. At Point Park, three students are eager to take their work outside the Steel City and move to take a more personal or...

CSI Point Park: an inside look at the crime scene lab

CSI Point Park: an inside look at the crime scene lab

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-News Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Academic Hall classrooms can normally be seen filled with living, breathing humans, but 508 Academic is the opposite. This classroom is specifically designed for students to study the deceased… or, in this case, dummies. “This allows anyone who is going into criminal justice, forensic science...

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