Point Park Globe

Campus expands animal visitors

Written By Diana Navarrete, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

On Jan. 13, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) celebrated National Rubber Ducky Day with a rubber duck themed event titled “Just Ducky,” consisting of carnival style games and live ducks in Lawrence lobby. “It started as a joke to have a whole rubber ducky themed event,” Shelby Armetta, sophomore...

Student director debuts play in Thayer Hall basement

Written By Sara Cronin, Co-Copy Desk Chief

February 19, 2020

Sophomore acting major Jeremy Beveridge debuted and directed his first play at Point Park this weekend with the visually captivating and dynamic “Constellations.” Originally written by British playwright Nick Payne, “Constellations” explores the complexities in a relationship between the play’s...

Pioneer Public – David Jarzen

Pioneer Public – David Jarzen

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

February 19, 2020

David Jarzen started at Point Park University four years ago as just another promising performer accepted by the conservatory, little knowing how vital he would become to the entire theatre department. The turbulent controversy of “Adding Machine” rocked the university’s foundations last semester....

Valentine’s Day the Pittsburgh way

Written By JOUR 257 Feature Writing

February 16, 2020

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.  How Downtown gears up for a sweet Valentine’s Day By Emma Christley There’s nothing like a little something sweet to surprise t...

BSU celebrates black love as part of V-Day events

BSU celebrates black love as part of V-Day events

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

February 12, 2020

Love is in the air this week as Valentine’s Day nears the corner. The romantic holiday also happens to occur in February, Black History Month. As such, the Black Student Union was inspired to transform their typical board meeting into a themed discussion of “What is Black Love?” for all students...

Pioneer Public – Zach Reed

Pioneer Public – Zach Reed

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

February 12, 2020

Zach Reed, a sophomore screenwriting major, recently headlined a comedy show at Point Perk with his friend Darnell Montgomery. Reed always loved movies and writing, which is why he chose screenwriting as his major. He looks up to writers like Aaron Sorkin and Mel Brooks, who “use comedy to heighten...

Valentine’s Day activities in the city, DIYs at home

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

February 5, 2020

It’s finally February, and all the stores are stocked with pink, red and white heart-shaped everything. Valentine’s Day approaches whether you’re in a relationship, single or celebrating with friends, there’s something fun waiting for you on this day of love in the city. Of course, there are...

Pioneer Public – Sarah Oberle

Pioneer Public – Sarah Oberle

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

February 5, 2020

Film has always been a passion for Pittsburgh native Sarah Oberle, but she would have never imagined that she would pursue a career in the making of films. Oberle is now a sophomore cinema production student, concentrating in editing film. She also works at the Student Production Services (SPS) as...

Pioneer Public – Royce Jones

Pioneer Public – Royce Jones

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

January 29, 2020

When he was in grade school, the first destination on Royce Jones’ mind was his grandmother’s house in New Kensington. There, he would sit with his grandmother and mother at the kitchen table, watching the different talk-shows and broadcasts. He chuckled before recalling a specific memory from...

A student-produced play evokes emotions from crowd

Written By Sara Cronin, Co-Copy Desk Chief

January 29, 2020

“Glitter in the Snow,” an original play written and directed by Zetra Goodlow, left audiences floored after the play’s three-night debut this past weekend. Lawrence Hall 200 was packed as audience members laughed and danced together, stared at scenes in front of them with tear-filled eyes, and...

BSU brings Greek life back to campus

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

January 29, 2020

For the first time in a few years, greek life was back on Point Park’s campus. The Black Student Union (BSU) held an event called “Black Student Union Presents: Meet The Greeks” on Jan. 21 to inform BSU members and other students of color about opportunities for Greek life in the city. Ryan...

Pioneer Public – Christian Carter

Pioneer Public – Christian Carter

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

January 22, 2020

“I come as one but stand as 10,000.” — Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, a revered civil rights activist and artist, is one of many black role models freshman BFA acting major Christian Carter looks up to. Now, through his own activism and art, Carter is spearheading the rising social justice movement...