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BSU celebrates black love as part of V-Day events

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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...

Award-winning dance writer to speak at GRW

Award-winning dance writer to speak at GRW

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Dixon Gottschild is a respected and influential voice in both the dance and academia communities. Gottschild published books, articles and essays, and her written works have earned her numerous awards. Gottschild is currently a retired professor with an honorary title of dance studies at Temple University....

Pioneer Public – Alex Gill

Pioneer Public - Alex Gill

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

January 15, 2020

The latest in social media outrage has been over the Australian bushfires, with posts praying for the estimated one billion animals and 28 people killed in the raging flames that have swept the country and continent. For dual American and Australian citizen and Point Park student Alex Gill, the fires...

Looking ahead to the Grammys

Written By Chandni Shah, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

The highly anticipated 62nd Annual Grammy Awards is coming up soon. On January 26 of this year, it will be decided whose songs and albums stood out among the rest. Among the 84 categories, there are several nominees that gained massive followings,  including Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish and Lizzo....

CAB encourages positivity at start of new year

Written By Lauryn Nania, For The Globe

January 15, 2020

On  Jan. 6, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) held an event in the Lawrence Hall lobby titled “New Year, Better You” with numerous activities to welcome students to the new year filled with positivity. “The event is essentially to leave negatives in 2019, bring in good vibes for 2020, you know,...