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Celebrating 50 Years of Point Park’s news

Celebrating 50 Years of Point Park’s news

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-chief
February 7, 2017
Filed under The Globe's 50th Anniversary

“Our stage will be as large as our title, Globe, implies and as intimate as its namesake.” This was how the Globe’s first editor-in-chief, Susan Trulove, introduced GLOBE to the Point Park community on February 8, 1967, exactly 50 years ago today. In an effort to chronicle our history over...

Editors recall their tenures at the Globe

Written By Josh Croup, Editor Emeritus
February 7, 2017
Filed under The Globe's 50th Anniversary

After graduating from Point Park College as part of the first bachelor’s class in 1968, Susan Trulove said she moved on and didn’t look back. When she finally returned to Point Park about 10 years ago for a visit, she made a surprising discovery. A newspaper she created in 1967 was still alive...

50 Point Park sports headlines in 50 years

50 Point Park sports headlines in 50 years

Written By Josh Croup, Editor Emeritus
February 7, 2017
Filed under The Globe's 50th Anniversary

The Globe has extensively covered Point Park sports throughout its 50-year history, highlighting those who made headlines as student athletes, and those who later went on to have remarkable professional careers in sports. These are, in no particular order, 50 Point Park names, places and facts that have...

The Globe celebrates 50 years

The Globe celebrates 50 years

February 7, 2017
Filed under The Globe's 50th Anniversary

The Globe is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Celebrate with us Timeline Notes: * denotes data was based upon the previous semester's Editor-Elect Globe50 Media Team: Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief Josh Croup, Editor Emeritus and Resident Historian; Matthew Hankinson, Digital Consultant; Arianna Khalil and Isabelle Opsitos...

Hidden history below the Point Park Playhouse

Hidden history below the Point Park Playhouse

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, The Globe's 50th Anniversary

The current Pittsburgh Playhouse in Oakland will no longer be a part of Point Park’s campus with the completion of the new Playhouse downtown in 2018, but students and staff alike will remember the unique space that has catered to their needs for so many years. Point Park University is in the continuous...

A letter from the editor – Celebrating Point Park’s other stage

A letter from the editor – Celebrating Point Park’s other stage

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, The Globe's 50th Anniversary

This week’s edition marks exactly 50 years to the day the Globe was first distributed on campus. Since then, the Globe has been a part of the start of countless journalists’ careers and students have sounded off on international, national, local and Point Park-related issues. In researching the...

The progress we’ve made since 1967

The progress we’ve made since 1967

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager
February 7, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, The Globe's 50th Anniversary

Let me set the scene for you: 1967, the year the Globe debuted, was at the tail end of the Civil Rights movement, during the second wave  of white feminism, and before the Stonewall riots. It was a time of historical movements that stemmed from people trying to improve their livelihoods, obtain equal...