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Career development shares best resume tips

Career development shares best resume tips

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 23, 2018


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Resumes are an employer’s first impression of an applicant, and can be the key to landing a dream job. In addition to checking for spelling errors, there are other things students can do to ensure that their resume gets them an interview. Elsie Boucek, career counselor for the School of Communication...

Pioneer Public – Cory Grimes

Pioneer Public – Cory Grimes

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 23, 2018


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Sophomore business management major Corey Grimes was always interested in photography, although it wasn’t until he received a camera for Christmas that he really got started. With the help of his roommate, Grimes taught himself how to shoot and edit photographs. “I started doing that last year because of...

University gradually transitions to Schoology

University gradually transitions to Schoology

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 16, 2018


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Blackboard has long been at the center of Point Park. Students rely on the system to view grades, assignments and notes, and it is the only legitimate campus for full-time online students.  As of late, the university has been looking to replace Blackboard, which has been in use since 2012. After n...

Winter bombards campus

Winter bombards campus

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 16, 2018


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Western Pennsylvania weather is known for its unpredictability and its ability to go from negative temperatures to sunbathing weather overnight. This weekend was a perfect example to the students of Point Park. Friday’s high was 63 degrees and it was rainy for most of the day. Saturday, the high was only 24, an...

Students observe MLK Day

Written By Miriah Auth

January 16, 2018


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A standing ovation shook the JVH auditorium for the choir’s last song on Monday night at the True Colors event, a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The hour long tribute included song, dance, monologues and poetry. “It’s an event called True Colors that is going to honor MLK’s legacy throug...

Alum named Post-Gazette Performer of the Year

Alum named Post-Gazette Performer of the Year

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

January 9, 2018


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Monteze Freeland knew he was meant to perform following his first presence on stage at six years old in his kindergarten debut of “One of the Birds.” Lovell McFadden could see his friend going far in theatre since their childhood, convinced he would reach stardom early in his career. Richard Keitel sa...

Students look forward to new internships to start 2018

Students look forward to new internships to start 2018

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 9, 2018


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As the semester begins, students across campus are beginning more than just a new schedule. For many, the change in semester also brings new professional opportunities in the form of internships. Senior sports, arts and entertainment management major Marcus Salvatore is carrying his internship with...

Seniors reflect on time at Point Park, look ahead

Seniors reflect on time at Point Park, look ahead

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 9, 2018


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For many, graduation can feel like a point far off into the future. It’s something that is always looming in the distance, and can feel as though the day will never come. For seniors entering their last semester of classes, however, graduation has become much more of a reality, which can bring abo...

Pioneer Public – Sydney Miller

Pioneer Public – Sydney Miller

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 9, 2018


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Sydney Miller’s two majors are almost polar opposites. Miller is a sophomore dance and forensic science double major, and entered Point Park knowing exactly what she wanted to do. “I’ve always liked dance so obviously I wanted to dance,” Miller said. “And then I think I just found forensics int...

Students attend university from around the globe

Students attend university from around the globe

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-Copy Desk Chief

December 5, 2017


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Wessel Reitveld, Richard Perez and Robelin Bautista all came to America driven by the world of sports. For Katja Rochat and Florencia Urquidi, America furthered opportunities their home countries didn’t have. Victor Sule came to America with a nonconventional dream and the passion to pursue it. For some inter...

Pioneer Public – Michael Gieseke

Pioneer Public – Michael Gieseke

Written By Carley Bonk, Co-Features Editor

December 5, 2017


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When Dean of Student Life Michael Gieseke isn’t overseeing resident life, commuter services, health services or student activities, he’s taking calls from parents or reading emails about shenanigans that happened in the residence halls the previous evening. “The rule of thumb is that I have no idea ...

Finals week stress approaches

Finals week stress approaches

Written By Kimberly Keagy

December 5, 2017


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For Amber Mole, hard workouts do the trick when finals week approaches and anxiety rises. Having a personal planner loaded with lists of things that need to be accomplished helps Kaitlyn Smith endure the most trying time of the semester. Establishing behavioral norms is also a way to deal with the p...