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How to make this last week-and-a-half of the semester the best it can be

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 21, 2021

The semester is almost up, Pioneers! To think, just one year ago, students were sitting in their bedrooms at home, quarantining, preparing for online finals—yet, not that much has changed. However, the...

Pittsburgh museums keep up with precautions during the pandemic

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 21, 2021

This past December, an Instagram post circulated around the Pittsburgh area stating that The Mattress Factory Museum was in danger of closing permanently due to the coronavirus. The post was quickly deleted,...

Judging Java: Reflections

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist April 21, 2021

Like all things bound to the metaphysical laws of the balance of time, this semester must come to an end. And with it, at least for now, so will this coffee column. Now, I would like to continue to write...

Thesis class presents exhibition show “Re:Constructed—Dissecting the Foundations”

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 15, 2021

The 2021 graduating photography class has been working hard to complete their thesis project—and it will be on display at their exhibition show starting this week.    Noah Fodor, Sydney Jantzen,...

Judging Java: Point Café

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist April 14, 2021

3 Globes out of 5   Does anyone else remember how before COVID-19, Point Café used to be open late? They were open until midnight, and you’d go there at 11:30 p.m. on a Friday night to a...

GSSA Reworks

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 14, 2021

The Gender and Sexuality Spectrum Alliance (GSSA) is the LGBTQ+-focused club on campus. It’s an opportunity for LGBTQ+ students to join together in a welcoming area that allows for discussions, resources,...

Point Park Dancers’ Struggle through COVID-19

Written By Virginia Garner, News Photo Editor April 14, 2021

Learning online has been a big adjustment for all students. Going to in-person classes every day and interacting with their peers has turned into black screened Zoom calls tucked away in bedrooms or living...

5 places to go while staying safe during the pandemic

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 7, 2021

Flowers are blooming, the sun is staying out till after seven, and the weather is warming up—spring is finally here. Along with spring, on April 4, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf raised some of the restrictions...

Judging Java: Coffee Etc.

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor April 7, 2021

4 Globes out of 5   Located just off the Willow Station T stop in Castle Shannon, across from the Ice Castle (a castle-themed ice skating rink), sits Coffee Etc. A smaller coffee shop, Coffee...

Petty Officer Donald Nemchick in uniform. Nemchick served in the U.S. Navy from 1970 to 1974.

COVID-19 impacts veterans’ mental health, coping mechanisms sought out

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor Elect April 7, 2021

Before the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Navy veteran Donn Nemchick would contact his old war buddy who lives alone in Idaho only occasionally to wish him a Merry Christmas or to generally check in. Now,...

NASCAR Cup Series Races on Dirt for the First Time in 51 Years

Written By Colton DeBiase, Columnist March 31, 2021

The NASCAR Cup Series went back to its roots on Monday afternoon with racing on dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway. It was the Cup Series' first dirt race since 1970 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds....

Pioneer Public: Carrie Moniot

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor Elect March 31, 2021

Carrie Moniot spent her days as a student at Point Park working to try and make it in in the media industry. 40 years later, she is bringing her expertise as an Emmy award-winning producer and back to...

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