Point Park Globe

Pioneer Public – Lauren Reuther

Pioneer Public – Lauren Reuther

Written By Diana Navarrete, For The Globe

December 4, 2019

Lauren Reuther, sophomore psychology major, was able to create Point Park Cares and spread kindness to those who need it with the help of Dr. Sera Mathew as their club advisor. The idea to create the club came to her while she was volunteering at the Wood Street Commons in in her Community Engage...

Community puts together gifts for children worldwide

Community puts together gifts for children worldwide

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

December 4, 2019

Rather than spending his day at work as an engineer on the Class 1 railroads, Richard Scott took time off to help Operation Christmas Child (OCC) during the holiday season.  “It’s the best time of the year for me,” Scott said. The OCC is a ministry organization whose goal is to provi...

COPA dance department showcases student talent

COPA dance department showcases student talent

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Walking into the theatre you were filled with suspense, as the program was filled with a variety of pieces offering an infinite amount of possibilities. The stage was dark and as people started to fill the seats, you could feel the energy exuding. With a show choreographed by young, aspiring artists, ...

Pioneer Public – Gina Foreman

Pioneer Public – Gina Foreman

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 20, 2019

Inspiration can come in many forms, and for freshman Gina Foreman, her experiences in the classroom and her personal struggles inspired her to become a teacher. "I became interested in preK-4 elementary because I love working with young children," Foreman, 20, elementary K-4 and special educa...

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The original playwright, William Shakespeare, composed “Much Ado About Nothing” in the 1600s. In 1996, Steven Wilson, director and alumni of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) adapted the show to the time of World War II, 1944 specifically, from Italy’s perspective.  “Shakespeare ...

Pioneer Public – Brianna Fallahee

Pioneer Public – Brianna Fallahee

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 13, 2019

Sophomore theatre arts major Brianna Fallahee started in theatre at a young age. At 8 years old she was cast as Glinda the Good Witch in the Wizard of Oz. From there, she continued in a number of shows and continued her training in college. “The puffy, sparkly pink dress was a big selling point for me, and...

Honors program, communication students head to DC

Honors program, communication students head to DC

Written By Jake Dabkowski and Luke Mongelli

November 6, 2019

We got on the bus to Washington D.C. at 7 a.m.  The two of us, both freshman students in the School of Communication, looked like we were about to pass out from exhaustion.  We boarded the coach bus, which would prove to not have comfortable sleeping arrangements, and were off. We arrived in fro...

Pioneer Public – Christian Ferarro

Pioneer Public – Christian Ferarro

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 6, 2019

Christian Ferarro, a junior psychology major from Robinson Township, is the president of a club that was started on campus this semester. The club, Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), has been making a buzz on campus. Along with running the Point Park chapter of SSDP, Ferarro is a part of a Psychedel...

Pioneer Public – Thomas Dulaney

Pioneer Public – Thomas Dulaney

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 30, 2019

Growing up in a college town and coming from a family of teachers, it comes as no surprise that Thomas Dulaney would become a university professor. “Teaching is my family business,” Dulaney, 52, said. “My grandfather was a school teacher for over 50 years. My mother was a full-time social work professor ...

Topics classes allow students to study specific interests

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

October 30, 2019

Class registration for the Spring 2020 semester has begun and for the second semester students can register for Haunted America, a topics class, taught by Professor Jessica McCort. Topics classes allow for students to explore a specific area of study rather than something like an American Literature...

Pioneer Public – Mikayla Wilson

Pioneer Public – Mikayla Wilson

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 23, 2019

Coming from a very artsy family, it comes as no surprise that Mikayla Wilson would grow up a dancer in Bermuda and would go on to become a professional dancer in the United States. “My mom was a dancer and my whole family is really artsy,” Wilson said. “I guess it was bound to happen.” Wilson grew u...