Point Park Globe

Alumnae co-author new book

Written By Kim Roberts

June 29, 2016

Growing up, Julia Gongaware and Sarah Sudar never had any intentions of becoming writers. Today, the Point Park alumni are two of four co-authors of the“Food Lovers' Guide to Pittsburgh,” which was published on Sept. 4.The book is a guide to over 200 restaurants in the Pittsburgh area. It is curre...

Alumnus brings new twist to old favorite

Written By Kelli Murphy

June 29, 2016

Ever since the 1930s, the salsa has quickly gone from becoming the meeting point between Spanish and African culture to a worldwide phenomenon, starting in Cuba and traveling with rhythmic movements and upbeat melodies to the United States.As of last Monday, Point Park University played host to this un...

Alumnus returns to Pittsburgh in ‘Sister Act’

Written By Kim Roberts

June 29, 2016

 When Point Park University alumnus E. Clayton Cornelious won a role in the Pittsburgh Playhouse's production of "Brigadoon" in 1995, he knew he was doing something right. As an African-American playing the role of a Scottish groom, Cornelious knew the atypical casting choice was a reflection on hi...

Annual performance brings talent to Byham stage

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016

Throughout Zachary Kapeluck's 16 years of dancing, he has wanted to perform with the Hubbard Street Dance company of Chicago because of its prestige and its members' talent. "It's always been a dream of mine," Kapeluck said in an interview last Wednesday in Lawrence Hall. On February 24, 25 and 26...

Annual St. Patrick’s parade gives Downtown taste of ‘Celtic heritage’

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016

After catching a green, beaded necklace, a young boy declared to his parents, "I'm a leprechaun! Watch my dance!" as he burst into his rendition of an Irish jig.Another set of tossed beads overshot the crowd and slid into a storm drain, causing a potentially intoxicated young woman to scream, "No!"  ...

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

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

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...

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Written By Eddie Trizzino

March 30, 2016

photo courtesy of Tekko marketing and communications department  A group of cosplayers gathers outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center last year. Thousands of people bring different characters to life from anime to video games by creating costumes. A crowd of Japanese culture enthusiasts and ...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino

March 16, 2016

It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino

March 16, 2016

It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

Written By Iain Oldman

March 9, 2016

photo by Shayna Mendez Amanda Horn, sophomore economics & finance major and Maia Gilmour, sophomore psychology major jam out to music played at the rally before the start of the speeches supporting Bernie Sanders in Market Square on Feb. 27. In preparation for Pennsylvania’s April ...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go Team!

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 30, 2013

Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...