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Pioneer Public – Ellyn Stanton

Pioneer Public – Ellyn Stanton

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Ellyn Stanton first learned how to skate when she was three years old, and got into ice hockey because her older siblings played. “I’m the youngest of four, so my two older brothers and my older sister played. We moved so I stopped playing for a bit. I started playing again when I was about ei...

Point Blank Live: first live sketch comedy show

Point Blank Live: first live sketch comedy show

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

February 20, 2018


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With exactly one month and ten minutes remaining until Point Blank Comedy goes live, show creator Alexander Popichak is frantically drawing a rough sketch of the GRW Theater to determine cameras, wiring and other logistics of a live broadcast. Set for March 25 at 5 p.m., the GRW Theater will play host to...

Tattoo expo features local talent

Tattoo expo features local talent

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Last year, one ballroom of Station Square’s Sheraton Hotel held 78 artists and vendors for the first ever Pittsburgh Bleed Black and Gold Tattoo Expo. More than double the local talent and nationally acclaimed tattoo artists returned to the hotel for the second year in a row last Friday. “Ever...

Pioneer Public – Wesley Ehle

Pioneer Public – Wesley Ehle

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

February 20, 2018


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Wesley Ehle started making his own movies when he was around five years old. “That was the bug I guess,” Ehle said, “And then I continued making movies and everything up until now. That’s kind of where I always wanted to go.” Ehle is a senior BFA acting major, and has a screenwriting...

Chick Flick Friday aimed at singles

Written By Miriah Auth

February 20, 2018


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On Friday, Feb. 16, students came to the JVH auditorium to attend the Chick Flick Friday event. Carmella Cuomo planned this event as the Special Events Coordinator for the Campus Activities Board (CAB). “We know February is Black History Month, so we wanted to choose a fun movie that was prevalent to th...

Mental health concern for victims of sexual abuse

Mental health concern for victims of sexual abuse

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

With a wave of high-profile victims professing their own personal experiences of sexual harassment and abuse, the #MeToo movement, revived from its original campaign in the 1990s, has revitalized a deeper conversation about what it means for women who have been abused, and how they can recover. Men...

SAEM panel encourages varying experiences, dreams

SAEM panel encourages varying experiences, dreams

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

February 13, 2018


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“What would you tell your student self?” That is a question that was answered at the recent sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) alumni panel before Point Park’s career fair Thursday. The panel consisted of five graduates from Point Park’s SAEM program who currently have jobs in ...

Pioneer Public – Dani McSweeney

Pioneer Public – Dani McSweeney

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Dani McSweeney started at West Virginia University (WVU) with plans to become an athletic trainer. After realizing that path wasn’t for her, McSweeney transferred to Point Park to become a sports, arts and entertainment management major (SAEM). “I actually took the Point Park SAEM 101 in high school, my...

Valentine’s Day nears; students share first kiss stories

Written By Hattie Charney

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Preteen Bryanna Madden devised a plan with her friend at a middle school dance when she engaged in her first kiss, even if it wasn’t the best. Kristopher Chandler was surrounded on the dance floor when he leaned in to kiss the girl in the blue dress. Michael Diaz experienced his awkward first kiss...

‘Huncho Nitty’ looks to change lives through music

‘Huncho Nitty’ looks to change lives through music

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

February 6, 2018


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While holding his little brother in his arms after the death of their brother, Rushan Roberts made the decision to pursue a degree, become a college athlete and take music seriously.  “I’ve seen so many people get killed and I grew up with a dad that was into drugs and he got arrested for that,...

A fan of family and football, but not the Falcons

A fan of family and football, but not the Falcons

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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Kendall Ree once opened a video message sent from his father of New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham saying hello to him. He also met with the girls from the reality television show “Dance Moms” and went backstage to meet rapper Wiz Khalifa after a concert. Ree lives a life that most people dream. ...

Pioneer Public – Kendall Claxton

Pioneer Public – Kendall Claxton

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Senior Kendall Claxton has acted ever since she was four, when she performed for a children’s ministry production company started by her parents. From there, Claxton said her parents encouraged her love for the arts, although she didn’t take acting seriously until middle school where she performed in ...