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Pioneer Public – Cole D’Alicandro

Pioneer Public – Cole D’Alicandro

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 4, 2018


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When Cole D’Alicandro started researching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood for an introductory broadcast course, he became inspired to pursue a job in children’s television. “I’ve been researching him [Mister Rogers] more than any human should,” D’Alicandro said. “I had to write a couple...

Trivia, craft sodas at Tuesday’s Pioneer Pub

Trivia, craft sodas at Tuesday’s Pioneer Pub

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

September 4, 2018


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Freshmen and seniors alike enjoyed craft soda and battled it out in several rounds of trivia to learn more about personal safety last Tuesday night. The Office of Student Conduct, in conjunction with Title IX, hosted its first event this year during Welcome Week, called Pioneer Pub, which took plac...

Cast of Point Blank Live creates campus comedy club

Cast of Point Blank Live creates campus comedy club

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 4, 2018


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Since its debut last semester, the live sketch comedy Point Blank Live has reached over 1,000 views on YouTube. Sophomore cinema major Chris Copen, the creative director and co-head writer for the show, said people were questioning him about what would be next for the comedy troupe. “Since Point Blank...

Pioneer Public – Phillip Harrity

Pioneer Public – Phillip Harrity

Written By Lauren Clouser, Features Editor

August 28, 2018


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When Phillip Harrity was a student at Point Park, he was originally interested in sports, arts and entertainment management, but it was his work study job at the university’s library that would land him his future career.  Harrity, the university’s current archival services coordinator, assisted th...

Seniors offer advice to incoming freshmen

Seniors offer advice to incoming freshmen

Written By Lauren Clouser, Featured Editor

August 28, 2018


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When Taylor Colbert first arrived on campus as a freshman, she was unfamiliar with the area despite living only 20 minutes away.  “For as much as I am close to the city, I was never down here,” Colbert said. “My mom didn’t like driving through the city, so we didn’t come Downtown. So I w...

Photography class films documentary in Montana

Photography class films documentary in Montana

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

August 28, 2018


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When most students were winding down last semester after finals week, the specialized photography class was packing their bags for the western plains of the Montana wilds. After nearly four months of solid planning, researching and photography skill development, 11 students embarked on a week-long...

Dancers balance physical and mental health

Dancers balance physical and mental health

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

April 17, 2018


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Kimmie Prokurat feels her best when fully rested, prepping plant-based meals for the week to align with her vegan lifestyle and writing in her gratitude journal. Mark Burrell made the switch to a vegetarian lifestyle about 10 months ago because he wanted to have a better, sustained energy throughout...

Friez brings varied background to cinema chair

Friez brings varied background to cinema chair

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 17, 2018


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As a Pittsburgh native, Cara Friez always knew that the city of bridges would be her home.  Even after moving away from the city for school and taking on different jobs in different cities around the east coast, Friez would eventually find herself back in Pittsburgh. “I’ve kind of been all ...

Second annual GSSA bake sale supports Planned Parenthood

Second annual GSSA bake sale supports Planned Parenthood

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Opinions Editor

April 17, 2018


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The smell of cookies and muffins filled the air as dance majors fresh out of class walked by, with the phrase “I would, but I don’t have cash” leaving their lips. Credit and debit cards were accepted, though. The Gender and Sexuality Spectrum Alliance (GSSA) raised $210 for southwestern Penn...

Quintet shares passion in art

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


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Five friends from four different cities joined forces because of their similar passion to do one thing: create. Known as “Chilling My Dude,” the quintet of four freshman and one sophomore began promoting their group for photography and videography in Dec. 2017. The crew and their work can be found...

Pioneer Public- Zachariah Szabo

Pioneer Public- Zachariah Szabo

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

April 17, 2018


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Zachariah Szabo has had an interest in photography ever since he was a teenager. Now, Szabo is a part-time instructor at Point Park, and teaches Introduction to Digital Photography and two sections of Photography for Non-Majors.  Szabo said his favorite part of his job is watching students figur...