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Watch: NPR’s Diane Rehm visits Point Park

Watch: NPR’s Diane Rehm visits Point Park

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-Elect
November 15
Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia, WPPJ

The Point Park Globe's Editor-Elect Alexander Popichak had the chance to speak with NPR's Diane Rehm, host of The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU-FM in Washington, D.C.. Rehm visited Point Park University November 14th for a celebration of her work and in support of her latest book On My Own which details the...

‘Contemporary Choreographers’ produces shows for Playhouse

‘Contemporary Choreographers’ produces shows for Playhouse

Written By Karly Rivera, Co-Features Editor
November 15
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

From the lighting design to the dynamic choreography, stage manager Cat Hickerson believes “Contemporary Choreographers” is a show anyone, no matter their background, can enjoy. “Each piece is very unique,” said Hickerson, a senior stage management major. “I think it’s a really good example...

PPG Place tree and ice rink ready for Light Up Night

PPG Place tree and ice rink ready for Light Up Night

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor
November 15
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Photo: Fall Fest brings music to Village Park

Photo: Fall Fest brings music to Village Park

Written By Robert Berger, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Therapy Animals comfort students with mental health issues

Therapy Animals comfort students with mental health issues

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor
November 15
Filed under FEATURES

Chaise Schrecengost’s dog Jack follows her almost everywhere. Although people ask her why a dog is in buildings or on the bus with her, she has an easy explanation for the reason: Jack is her therapy dog. “People ask me why I have a dog with me, but I’m always prepared for the situation,”...

Student’s travels inspire decision to pursue photojournalism

Student’s travels inspire decision to pursue photojournalism

Written By Courtney Giles
November 9
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Kelsey Mikeska always wanted to travel the world, and when she got the opportunity to work as an Au Pair in Sydney, Australia she knew this would allow her to live out her dreams. “Within a month, I found a family, booked a ticket, quit my job and moved,” Mikeska said. Her journey has changed...

Christmas tree makes arrival Downtown

Christmas tree makes arrival Downtown

Written By Josh Croup, Editor-in-chief
November 9
Filed under FEATURES

Nancy Ruttner and Andy Sujdak of Pittsburgh’s Oakwood neighborhood received a one-foot tall blue spruce tree 33 years ago as a wedding gift. Saturday, the couple watched their tree become part of Pittsburgh. They parted ways with their now 53-foot tall tree Saturday when they donated it to the...

Photo: USG President pied for fundraiser

Photo: USG President pied for fundraiser

Written By Robert Berger, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Point Park partners with mortuary institute

Point Park partners with mortuary institute

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under FEATURES

What started out as a joke quickly became reality for Patrick Fischer, a junior funeral services major. He is one of the few students enrolled in the program. “It started out as a joke between me and my mom,” Fischer said. “Her cousin is a funeral director, and I didn’t know what I wanted...

Film students use crowdfunding to bring short film to life

Film students use crowdfunding to bring short film to life

Written By Michael Richter, Co-Sports Editor
November 9
Filed under FEATURES

Filmmakers use crowdfunding for a variety of reasons to help them finance their films. For senior cinema students, there is one simple reason. “We need the money, and we don’t get any money from the school for senior-level productions,” senior cinema production major James Van said. Van,...

Not on My Campus raises awareness of consent

Not on My Campus raises awareness of consent

Written By Carley Bonk
November 1
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Syrah Sherwood, Point Park’s Not On My Campus founder and president, stressed how easily lines can be blurred in sexual encounters at Halloween gatherings where costumes can be misinterpreted. “Costumes can often be small, but consent is consent. Little clothing doesn’t mean ‘yes,’” Sherwood...

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