Point Park Globe

Director reflects on Playhouse memories

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Opinions Editor

February 6, 2018


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Most people wake up Christmas morning with their family surrounding a decorated tree with presents scattered beneath it - Kim Martin, however, remembers spending one December 25th morning a little differently from that oh-so traditional scene. Instead of a tree and gifts, Martin woke up in Point Park’s v...

Students struggle with groceries, healthy options

Students struggle with groceries, healthy options

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 30, 2018


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The college experience is different for university students throughout the country and the world. One thing that seems to remain a constant, especially at Point Park, is the struggle to access groceries or healthy options while living their college experience. Students have two main sources of on-c...

Berlin balances mixing, performing, legislating

Berlin balances mixing, performing, legislating

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

January 30, 2018


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Jacob Berlin is a student known across campus for his larger than life personality. At first glance, one can immediately sense his radiating ambition. Berlin, sophomore mass communication major, has a busy life in addition to his studies. From a young age, a passion for mixing tracks has been a role h...

Wizards gather in SC gym

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

January 30, 2018


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Harry Potter is a series of books and films that will live on in infamy for children growing up in the early 2000s. Wands, owls and magic are all key to the success of the franchise. One of the more underrated parts of the franchise may be its mythical sport, Quidditch. Point Park’s Campus Activities B...

Pioneer Public – Victor Sule

Pioneer Public – Victor Sule

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 30, 2018


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Victor Sule had never left his home country of Nigeria until he came to America this summer. After earning his undergraduate degree in botany in Nigeria, Sule came to Point Park to study environmental studies. Sule said he picked Point Park because it was not too big or too small, and because he wante...

New Zombie Cinema class creeps into new semester

New Zombie Cinema class creeps into new semester

Written By Kelsey Wolfe

January 23, 2018


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A new course this semester is allowing the living to study the undead and it has nothing to do with forensic science. Zombie Cinema and the Rise of American Anxiety is a new course offered at Point Park University this semester. It is a creation of Matthew Pelfrey, assistant professor and director of...

Career development shares best resume tips

Career development shares best resume tips

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 23, 2018


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Resumes are an employer’s first impression of an applicant, and can be the key to landing a dream job. In addition to checking for spelling errors, there are other things students can do to ensure that their resume gets them an interview. Elsie Boucek, career counselor for the School of Communication...

Pioneer Public – Cory Grimes

Pioneer Public – Cory Grimes

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 23, 2018


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Sophomore business management major Corey Grimes was always interested in photography, although it wasn’t until he received a camera for Christmas that he really got started. With the help of his roommate, Grimes taught himself how to shoot and edit photographs. “I started doing that last year because of...

University gradually transitions to Schoology

University gradually transitions to Schoology

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 16, 2018


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Blackboard has long been at the center of Point Park. Students rely on the system to view grades, assignments and notes, and it is the only legitimate campus for full-time online students.  As of late, the university has been looking to replace Blackboard, which has been in use since 2012. After n...

Winter bombards campus

Winter bombards campus

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 16, 2018


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Western Pennsylvania weather is known for its unpredictability and its ability to go from negative temperatures to sunbathing weather overnight. This weekend was a perfect example to the students of Point Park. Friday’s high was 63 degrees and it was rainy for most of the day. Saturday, the high was only 24, an...

Students observe MLK Day

Written By Miriah Auth

January 16, 2018


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A standing ovation shook the JVH auditorium for the choir’s last song on Monday night at the True Colors event, a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The hour long tribute included song, dance, monologues and poetry. “It’s an event called True Colors that is going to honor MLK’s legacy throug...

Alum named Post-Gazette Performer of the Year

Alum named Post-Gazette Performer of the Year

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

January 9, 2018


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Monteze Freeland knew he was meant to perform following his first presence on stage at six years old in his kindergarten debut of “One of the Birds.” Lovell McFadden could see his friend going far in theatre since their childhood, convinced he would reach stardom early in his career. Richard Keitel sa...