Point Park Globe

New student organization channels positive vibes

New student organization channels positive vibes

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-Elect

September 12, 2017


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“Do you like me? Check yes or no.” It was the love letter heard ‘round the world - at least it was when you were in grade school. Passing, writing and receiving love letters was one of the most compelling past-times of many childhoods. No matter whom they were from, no matter what they said, l...

Pioneer Public – Brandon Rodgers

Pioneer Public – Brandon Rodgers

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 12, 2017


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Brandon Rodgers is one of many students who had to adjust to life in Downtown Pittsburgh - yinzer-speak, pierogis, inconsistent weather and all. “I’m from Memphis, Tennessee, and my first objective was to get away from that area and, in my mind, go far,” Rodgers said. Downtown is pretty diff...

Students take a paws from stress with Campus Canines

Students take a paws from stress with Campus Canines

Written By Allison Hritz, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2017


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Students and faculty weren’t the only ones to walk through campus this week. On Thursday, Sept. 9, the College Canines set up shop in the lobby of Lawrence Hall. With them, they brought a variety of dogs. “My heart is so happy...I’m crying tears of joy,” said Tiffany Walker, a freshman stage managemen...

Podcast focuses on in-depth interviews

Podcast focuses on in-depth interviews

Written By Carley Bonk, Co-Features Editor

September 5, 2017


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Steve Cuden wears many hats - screenwriter, lyricist, director, producer, writer, playwright, author, professor - and now, podcaster. “StoryBeat” is Cuden’s most recent endeavor, a weekly podcast series introducing creative professionals in a conversational storytelling package. “I really focus on...

Black Student Union returns with “BSU Block Party”

Black Student Union returns with “BSU Block Party”

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 5, 2017


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Aniya Thomas, a senior acting major with a minor in broadcasting, was a member of the Black Student Union (BSU) when she was a freshman and then worked up the ranks to treasurer, then vice president, and now president. “I have a big passion for communities and for growing a community that may not b...

Pioneer Public – Ian Brady

Pioneer Public – Ian Brady

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 5, 2017


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It’s clear that in an age of increased divisiveness, in which the discourse is harder than ever to navigate, sophomore mass communication major Ian Brady isn’t discouraged from adding to the conversation. In fact, he’s energized. “Both of my parents, in different ways, are both lovers and such givers and I ...

Harrity helps move university past into the future

Harrity helps move university past into the future

Written By Colleen O'Neil

September 5, 2017


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Many college students apply for work study positions at their university with the intention of gaining job experience, not expecting a lifelong career to come of it. However, 2008 Point Park University graduate Phillip Harrity received a full-time job from his work study position. “The more that ...

Labor Day Parade works through campus

Labor Day Parade works through campus

September 5, 2017


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International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) march down the Boulevard of the Allies during the Labor Day Parade on Monday.

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Students pack park for picnic

Students pack park for picnic

Written By Hannah Walden

September 5, 2017


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Students grab food at the Campus Activity Board’s Pioneer Picnic on Monday. The picnic marks one of CAB’s first events of the semester, highlighted by food and live music in Village Park.

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Senior film student interned with Warner Bros.

Senior film student interned with Warner Bros.

Written By Carley Bonk, Co-Features Editor

August 29, 2017


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Making it big in Hollywood is what most screenwriters would call success. One of the university’s own, senior screenwriting major Nick Sarnelli, took a step closer to that goal this summer as an intern at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles, CA. “It was interesting to see what scripts were being...

Pop goes the coffee shop

Pop goes the coffee shop

Written By Allison Hritz

August 29, 2017


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