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Pioneer Public – Kenny Sickles

Pioneer Public - Kenny Sickles

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

September 4, 2019

The typical story of dance competitions for young kids starts with hard work and determination, followed by performing in front of a panel of judges, an award ceremony and everyone going home and preparing for the next competition without really learning and growing from the level that they are at ...

International Media students visit United Kingdom

August 28, 2019

The Spring 2019 International Media class traveled to the United Kingdom in May for a two-week media studies trip. The class traveled to five cities across England and Scotland: London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Liverpool, Manchester and Edinburgh. ...

Point Park students fill seats at summer concerts

Written By Globe Staff

August 28, 2019

Ariana Grande Tia Bailey Pittsburgh was packed with Ariana Grande fans on June 12, for her concert at PPG Paints Arena. Grande’s show was opened by Social House, as other opening act Normani was ill, but they still kept the crowd’s energy up. They played their popular song “Magic in the Hamptons,”...

Pioneer Public – Hayley Oakley

Pioneer Public - Hayley Oakley

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

August 28, 2019

Then 17-year-old Hayley Oakley from Lynchburg, Va. had no idea how attending a concert in Pittsburgh would change her life or how hard she would fall in love with Downtown’s music and college scenes. When Oakley attended a One Direction concert at Heinz Field back in 2015, she explored Downtown and st...

Fall semester brings fun festivities near campus

PPG Place highlights its dancing water feature in the summer months before the MassMutual Ice Rink takes over in November. The rink will open on Nov. 22, this year on Pittsburgh’s annual Light Up Night.

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

The beeping of the Boulevard walk sign, the buzzing of emails flooding inboxes, the panic of whether or not you should drop that stupid gen-ed your friend made you sign up for: all of these things are tell-tale signs of fall at the good old corner of Real and World.  Fall on any university campus can be b...

Alligators, arts among city attractions this summer

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

August 21, 2019

The spirit of Pittsburgh is rarely ever as alive as it is during the summer months. The city contains over 90 neighborhoods, each with its own unique happenings and events. The summer of 2019 was no exception. Here’s what happened. The Great Gator Mystery Over the summer, a total of four live alligators were discov...

Downtown offers boatloads of options for transport

Gateway Station sits just outside of Market Square and is one of the stops that does not require a paid fare if staying
within the city. Gateway and Wood Street Station are within a short walking distance from campus.

Written By Sarah Gibson, Opinion Editor

August 21, 2019

Students from all over the globe enroll at Point Park University every year. For students more familiar with the city, using the subway, commonly known as the “T” here, or catching a bus is no sweat; but for others, it can be incredibly intimidating.  For those who are unfamiliar, provided is a guide to aid the maneuvering of Pittsburgh...

Younger generations turning to K-pop instead of American music

Younger generations turning to K-pop instead of American music

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 16, 2019

In Newark, New Jersey, a line stretches the length of the sidewalk in front of the Prudential Center. The line makes a sharp left at the corner, and continues, past the stadium and through the small city. Newark stands in the shadow of New York City, and while it is home to the New Jersey Devils, it m...

Tables turn on table-top role-playing games

Schinel Koch plays Dungeons and Dragons last Monday.

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 16, 2019

When Sam Brooks, a 27 -year-old Inventory Manager from Mars, Pennsylvania, first wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons, he had to convince his step-mother that it wouldn’t make him a satanist or a serial killer. “My step-mother was operating under the old impression that D&D brought kids to worship t...

Pioneer Public – Diego Febres-Cordero

Pioneer Public - Diego Febres-Cordero

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

April 16, 2019

Diego Febres-Cordero, 25, has had a nonlinear college career, taking him from local universities like Gannon in Erie, to studying all the way in Spain. The junior PR and Advertising Major started at Gannon University on a soccer scholarship and went to CCAC after a few years before making the big move to ...

Pioneer Public – Cassidy McDermott Smith

Pioneer Public - Cassidy McDermott Smith

Written By Miriah Auth, For The Globe

April 9, 2019

Senior BFA modern dance major Cassidy McDermott Smith came to Point Park from Sydney, Australia four years ago to study dance. Recently, McDermott Smith has made some changes to prepare for a difficult career. “What I’ve spent all of my life working so hard for is so physically rigorous and it takes not only the e...

Environmental efforts apparent in Pittsburgh

Written By JOUR 257 Feature Writing

April 9, 2019

Just as we did on Valentine's Day, The Globe has once again partnered with Professor Helen Fallon's Feature Writing class-- this time ahead of Earth Day. Student went out during class to find stories of Pittsburgh's strides toward a greener world. PRC breaks down progressive recycling standard By Nicole Pampena After...