Point Park Globe

Campus Superstar, students showcase performance talents

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016


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Courtney Bassett belted her rendition of Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel," substituting "high-tops" for "high heels" and throwing in an obligatory "hee-hee."Connor Russell's "Hey Jude" by The Beatles was well-received as an audience of 400 clapped along.Luke Minx playfully averted his ey...

Chilean creates cultural confluence

Written By Emily Petsko

June 29, 2016


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When Jose Olavarria Baeza first came to the United States, he stayed inside his house for days trying to read a single chapter of a novel in English.            He did not speak to anyone in class, fearing that he would be laughed at for not knowing the language.            Th...

Cirque Dreams Pop Goes the Rock’ will use pop music, visuals ‘to blend emotion with motion’

Written By Emma Kramer

June 29, 2016


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When one thinks of Pittsburgh, the performing arts are normally not the first thing to come to mind. However, this may change in the upcoming years. Pittsburgh has been chosen to host the world premiere of Cirque Dreams Pop Goes the Rock, the newest production by world-renowned creator and producer, Ne...

Classes cater to ‘not-so-artistic’ crowd

Written By Akasha Brandt

June 29, 2016


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Pittsburgh nightlife has a new contender to the usual bar hopping, sports game viewing and clubbing. Now yinzers can become attuned with their artsy side with Colors and Bottles, a painting class, cocktail hour and social session, all combined into one evening.Colors and Bottles is dedicated to prom...

Clean out closets and spring fashion forward

Written By Sophia Loughry

June 29, 2016


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 Lights, camera, strike a pose! Casting calls, catwalks and networking will all be a part of the Point Park Fashion Club’s annual fashion show, featuring clothing raffles, best-dressed contests and COPA freshmen modeling clothing provided by the Fashion Club.The club is also holding a clothing sw...

Art exhibit mocks ‘absurdities’ of technology

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016


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The first piece of artist Jesse Hulcher's technology art in his latest exhibit is "Gone Forever," a spotlighted metallic silver trashcan with Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven" playing near it.Then there is the second piece, "Drive It Like You Stole It," which is an electronic book Hulcher wrote, displayed on...

CMU social lab surveys for research project

Written By Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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 It is the study that keeps on giving, for participants at Carnegie Mellon University's Research Cafe.Participants not only receive either a free gift card or a cash payment for their help with research, but they also gain the satisfaction of knowing they have helped students complete their education."I th...

Nearby Megan’s Law offenders concern University students

Nearby Megan’s Law offenders concern University students

Written By Anthony Mendicino and Austin Kilheeney

June 29, 2016


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Graphic by Riley Benson Damien Dean Milchak was recently released from prison for molesting a six-year-old and his cat.  Mark Woda was caught distributing images of young boys masturbating.   Andrew Vincent Bellini was jailed for taking pictures of boys on a playground and distributing...

Students enjoy Labor Day activities in Village Park

Students enjoy Labor Day activities in Village Park

June 29, 2016


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Campus Activities Board members Karen Mao, a senior Mass Communications major, Morgan Mitchell, a sophomore Sport, Art and Entertainment Management major, and Diyora Alimova; a junior Business Management major pose for a photo. The CAB members were in charge of the ball drop game at the Pioneer Picnic...

Cell phone carriers allow users to text 911

Cell phone carriers allow users to text 911

Written By Ashley Kolumban

June 29, 2016


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AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon customers in Allegheny County can now text 911 when in emergency situations.                                                     &nb...

Of Mice and Men opens at Pittsburgh Playhouse

Of Mice and Men opens at Pittsburgh Playhouse

Written By Mia Rupani

June 29, 2016


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Point Park University will kick off its 2014-15 theater season with Of Mice and Men, a play written by John Steinbeck and adapted from the 1937 novel of the same name. The University’s professional theatre company The REP will be performing the show Sept. 5-21. Robert A. Miller, son of famous Americ...

Musical theater major joins Broadway cast

Musical theater major joins Broadway cast

Written By Ty Smith

June 29, 2016


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photo by Mike Guo Kaley Ann Voorhees, a  musical theater major, made her Broadway debut in “The Phantom of the Opera” in New York City on Monday. “Phantom” is Broadway’s longest running musical.    When Kaley Ann Voorhees received a call from her manager t...