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Younger generations turning to K-pop instead of American music

Younger generations turning to K-pop instead of American music

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

In Newark, New Jersey, a line stretches the length of the sidewalk in front of the Prudential Center. The line makes a sharp left at the corner, and continues, past the stadium and through the small city. Newark stands in the shadow of New York City, and while it is home to the New Jersey Devils, it m...

Tables turn on table-top role-playing games

Tables turn on table-top role-playing games

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When Sam Brooks, a 27 -year-old Inventory Manager from Mars, Pennsylvania, first wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons, he had to convince his step-mother that it wouldn’t make him a satanist or a serial killer. “My step-mother was operating under the old impression that D&D brought kids to worship t...

Pioneer Public – Diego Febres-Cordero

Pioneer Public – Diego Febres-Cordero

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Diego Febres-Cordero, 25, has had a nonlinear college career, taking him from local universities like Gannon in Erie, to studying all the way in Spain. The junior PR and Advertising Major started at Gannon University on a soccer scholarship and went to CCAC after a few years before making the big move to ...

Pioneer Public – Cassidy McDermott Smith

Pioneer Public – Cassidy McDermott Smith

Written By Miriah Auth, For The Globe

April 9, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Senior BFA modern dance major Cassidy McDermott Smith came to Point Park from Sydney, Australia four years ago to study dance. Recently, McDermott Smith has made some changes to prepare for a difficult career. “What I’ve spent all of my life working so hard for is so physically rigorous and it takes not only the e...

Environmental efforts apparent in Pittsburgh

Written By JOUR 257 Feature Writing

April 9, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Just as we did on Valentine's Day, The Globe has once again partnered with Professor Helen Fallon's Feature Writing class-- this time ahead of Earth Day. Student went out during class to find stories of Pittsburgh's strides toward a greener world. PRC breaks down progressive recycling standard By Nicole Pampena After...

Appley performs acoustic set

Appley performs acoustic set

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia, PHOTOS

Pioneer Public – Chris Sichi

Pioneer Public – Chris Sichi

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 2, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia, PHOTOS

Chris Sichi has always loved producing content like videos and podcasts, so as the lead studio technician at the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) at Point Park, he helps both students and outside clients create the projects that they want to create. “So I’ve always been interested in video, ...

PIMS program proves to be a worthy career

Written By Megan McKenzie, For The Globe

April 2, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

15 years ago, Kevin Drobish, 47, found himself and his family faced with the daunting responsibility of making funeral preparations after the loss of his maternal grandfather. “We were offered very terrible funeral service,” Drobish recalled. “We wanted something that was a little bit outside...

Pioneer Public – Kooper Sheeley

Pioneer Public – Kooper Sheeley

Written By Megan McKenzie, For The Globe

March 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Kooper Sheeley, 20, confessed that he was a “people person at heart” and he wasn’t joking. “My freshman year I would literally ride the elevators up and down every day just because I got bored and wanted to make new friends,” Sheeley said with a grin. Sheeley, an SAEM major and mentor in the Honors Program, ...

Urbex attracts photographers to document past

Urbex attracts photographers to document past

Written By Nicole Pampena, Online Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

Rule No. 1 of urban exploration: leave nothing but footprints. Do no damage, move no object and vandalize no surface. Rule No. 2: Never share the location of your abandoned site visits. Sharing with other well-intentioned urban explorers is generally okay. Film your entry point to prove there was no...

Pioneer Public – David Shirer

Pioneer Public – David Shirer

Written By Matthew Miramontes, For The Globe

March 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

David Shirer is not just known around campus for his impressive and award-winning follicles on his upper lip, but also for his ability attitude that represents Point Park in the highest manner. “I’ve been in facial hair competitions since 2014, it was something that I really found appealing,” Shirer, 31, s...

SAEM Club puts on multi-talented concert

SAEM Club puts on multi-talented concert

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

The Sports Arts and Entertainment Management (SAEM) Club hosted a tiered concert in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom on March 14 featuring Pioneer Records star Allissa Logsdon, two-thirds of local group The Brighton Boys and former “The Voice” contestant Chris Jamison. The concert is a continuing part of the club’s sp...