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Photography students featured in pop-up exhibit

Photography students featured in pop-up exhibit

Written By Gary Lenigan
January 17
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

The work of Point Park University artists covered the walls of a home in Oakland last Saturday during a pop-up show appropriately titled “Fabric of Portraiture.” The exhibition displayed the interdisciplinary work of six photographers in the Point Park community. Among those featured in the show...

CAB holds skating event at PPG Ice Rink, despite rain

CAB holds skating event at PPG Ice Rink, despite rain

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor
January 17
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Students hit the ice Wednesday evening at the PPG Place seasonal outdoor rink for a free event hosted by the Campus Activity Board (CAB). Because of inclement weather, the event was rescheduled to one week later, to be held  Wednesday, Jan. 18. Junior sports, arts and entertainment management...

Tattoo company holds annual special

Tattoo company holds annual special

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor
January 17
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Students from Point Park, Duquesne and Pitt flood Pittsburgh Tattoo Company as they hold their annual Friday the 13th tattoo special.

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University Instagram account wins national award

University Instagram account wins national award

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor
January 10
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Felicia McKinney spends a lot of time using social media. Although it is often thought of as a leisure activity, McKinney’s use of Point Park’s Instagram account has won a gold award from the 2016 Education Digital Marketing (EDM) Awards. “It’s very exciting to know that what we’re doing...

Playwriting returns with enrollment reaching capacity

Playwriting returns with enrollment reaching capacity

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor
January 10
Filed under FEATURES

While pursuing a career in the field of musical theatre or acting, students typically work toward finding their voice on stage. During their time at Point Park, some may find their voice on paper. This spring semester revived a playwriting course that offers students an alternate creative outlet with...

Winter break an opportunity for professional development

Winter break an opportunity for professional development

Written By Kimberly Keagy
December 6
Filed under FEATURES

Heading home for winter break can seem like an oasis to college students, and while there is some value in getting that missed shut-eye, there’s only so much rest necessary, and students should focus on more this winter break. Andrew Goldstein, reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2014 Point...

Point Park Singers to host annual holiday concert

Point Park Singers to host annual holiday concert

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Staff Writer
December 6
Filed under FEATURES

While the rest of the world is decking the halls and rocking around the Christmas tree, the Point Park Singers are getting ready for the holidays in a different way. Throughout the fall semester, the group has been rehearsing every Monday night in preparation for its annual holiday concert. Jim Overly,...

Pioneer Records signs Chase and the Barons as newest Pioneer Star

Pioneer Records signs Chase and the Barons as newest Pioneer Star

Written By Carley Bonk, Staff Writer
December 6
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Since Chase and the Barons has been named the latest Pioneer Records star, the band has already seen progress in their ability to build their fan base and develop their image and sound. “Music development wise, just playing so often has gotten us to be much tighter as musicians, our live shows have...

Gallery: Weekend in Washington D.C.

Gallery: Weekend in Washington D.C.

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor
November 29
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Campus Activities Board helps students go shopping

Campus Activities Board helps students go shopping

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor
November 29
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

The weeks leading up to the holidays are also the final few weeks of the fall semester, meaning finals are right around the corner. This year, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) is once again giving students a ride to the Ross Park Mall via the shuttle service for their Shop ‘Til You Drop event. “With...

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre continues ‘The Nutcracker’ tradition

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre continues ‘The Nutcracker’ tradition

Written By Karly Rivera, Co-Features Editor
November 29
Filed under FEATURES

Starting off dancing as an angel and a party girl in “The Nutcracker,” the now Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) principal dancer Amanda Cochrane, has taken part in the Christmas-time tradition since she was 10 years old. “It’s a wonderful tradition,” Cochrane said. “When you hear sugar...

Dance professor’s passion for improvisation aids her in career

Dance professor’s passion for improvisation aids her in career

Written By Kimmie Prokurat
November 29
Filed under FEATURES

Buses speed by, people charge to their destination and loud noises bounce off of buildings all while a group of dancers in the middle of a sidewalk move so slowly that to the naked eye, they barely seem to be moving at all. The woman responsible for this artistic display which colored the streets...

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