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CAB’s ‘Bingo Night’ brings in competitive crowd

CAB’s ‘Bingo Night’ brings in competitive crowd

Written By Sarah Gibson

September 26, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Students form a line from the table outside of room 701 in the Student Center back to the elevator. It’s so packed inside that it’s hard to see the carpet. Bingo has students dedicated and excited on a Thursday. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) held its first monthly bingo game last Thursday a...

Honors Program employs new assistant director

Honors Program employs new assistant director

Written By Miriah Auth

September 26, 2017


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The role of Assistant Director for the Honors program was successfully brought back over the summer by Helen Fallon. This position had been terminated in the past due to budget cuts, leaving all the administrative work on Fallon, the director of the program. “I’ve always needed the position back...

Tools available on campus for obtaining internships

Written By Lauren Clouser

September 26, 2017


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Regardless of major, students are strongly encouraged to take on an internship during their college careers. But for someone looking to land their first internship, the process can be a bit daunting because it’s not always clear where to start. Although there is no set path for everybody, there are steps tha...

Pioneer Public – Drue Glaser

Pioneer Public – Drue Glaser

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 21, 2017


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Drue Glaser, a sophomore student, has spent most of her life acting, singing and dancing. She said her mom claims she was already singing in the crib. However, she isn’t an acting major, or even in COPA. Glaser is a global cultural studies major. “I’ve been an actor all my life, but I decided it w...

Behind-the-scenes decorators place flowers

Behind-the-scenes decorators place flowers

Written By Lauren Clouser, Copy Editor

September 19, 2017


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Although the university has considerably less green space than some campuses, it makes the most of what it does have. Flowers line the sidewalks, trees shade Village Park and shrubberies line the walls outside of Academic Hall. All of these plants are regularly cared for through the effort of both the...

Farmer’s market returns

Farmer’s market returns

Written By Mary Anne Doggett

September 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Jonnah McClintock, sophomore advertising and public relations major, selects blackberries from the Green Market table during the Farmer’s Market last week.

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Hip-hop artist Jay La’Mont shoots for the big leagues

Written By Aidan Segal

September 19, 2017


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Jay La’Mont, a Point Park sophomore, aspires to assimilate into a game that only a few have played and countless have dreamed of. The rap “game,” that is. New York and California have a stranglehold on the hip-hop scene that features among the greatest to ever hold the mic. Pittsburgh’s relati...

Student Leaders for Animal Ethics now on campus

Student Leaders for Animal Ethics now on campus

Written By Megan Bixler

September 19, 2017


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While many people eat meat, most do not think about where it comes from. A group of concerned students have a plan to work against that. “I want people who are curious about animal welfare and the plant-based lifestyle to come with questions,” said Sienna Rodriguez-Truley, a freshman creative wri...

Men on campus show off their sense of style

Men on campus show off their sense of style

Written By Carmen Amadio

September 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Jacob Bergey, junior broadcasting major, poses in a simple black v-neck and a classic red flannel from J.Crew, skinny jeans from Nordstrom  and a pair of black ankle boots from Marc Anthony New York. He adds his square framed glasses and gold watch for the finishing touch. “I have an eclectic style...

Pioneer Public – Nick Kardos

Pioneer Public – Nick Kardos

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 17, 2017


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Nick Kardos’ description of himself started simple enough. “Very quiet,” he said. His attire said a lot about who he is, though. He wore a t-shirt with characters from the cartoon “Regular Show” on it, and two necklaces, one a cross made of nails and the other a shield housing a tiny mustard...

Student film “Runaway” moves into production phase

Student film “Runaway” moves into production phase

Written By Carley Bonk, Co-Features Editor

September 12, 2017


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Drew Praskovich is enamored by horror films and spent his childhood watching them with his grandmother. Austin Harvey is also familiar with the genre, inspired in his screenwriting by authors such as Stephen King, Edgar Allen Poe and H.P. Lovecraft. Growing up near a drive-in theater shaped Johnny Hough’...

Campus includes diverse women’s fashion examples

Campus includes diverse women’s fashion examples

Written By Carmen Amadio

September 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Junior english literature major Hannah Starcher poses in a blazer and tube top from Avalon Excahnge, corduroy pants from Urban Outfitters, astronaut necklace from Market Square’s Christmas Market, and shoes from Target. Hannahs favorite way to shop is thrifting and her go-to store is Goodwill in the ...