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Point Blank Live Again! streams live on campus

Point Blank Live Again! actors perform a sketch involving a group of anarchist housewives who pretend to be in a book club.

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 2, 2019

Last year, “Point Blank Live!” captivated the student body with its original comedy and Saturday Night Live-esque sketches. In fact, the event was voted “2018’s Point Park Event of the Year.” But since then, the Point Blank Comedy Collective was officially established, and they retu...

Men’s track places third at Bethany

Xavier Stephens races at Slippery Rock last year. The junior beat his own school record in the 1,500 meter last weekend with a time of 4:00.82.

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

The men’s track and field team placed third last Saturday while competing at the Bethany Invitational meet, highlighted by four event wins resulting in a team score of 89 points. Breaking his own school record while competing in the 1500 meter event was junior Xavier Stephens with a finishing time ...

Kiss ‘Love It Loud’ at final Pittsburgh show

Kiss brings the heat at PPG Paints Arena for the

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

April 2, 2019

Searing pyro and shrill screams have become essential components of Kiss concerts over the band’s near 50-year career. That familiar territory bolstered by fans, along with a few new tricks, was on full display for their final show in Pittsburgh at PPG Paints Arena last Saturday. Kiss practically in...

Pioneer Public – Chris Sichi

Pioneer Public - Chris Sichi

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 2, 2019

Chris Sichi has always loved producing content like videos and podcasts, so as the lead studio technician at the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) at Point Park, he helps both students and outside clients create the projects that they want to create. “So I’ve always been interested in video, ...

Issue 12 Spring 2019

Issue 12 Spring 2019

April 2, 2019

Elections for USG run Thursday, Friday

Elections for USG run Thursday, Friday

March 26, 2019

Brittany Arp - President By Andrew Brinker Brittany Arp is running for USG president to finish what she started. As current vice president, Arp has worked closely with President Kaylee Kearns and the executive cabinet to lay strong groundwork for USG that she hopes will last for years. “I thought that I could really t...

Issue 11 Spring 2019

Issue 11 Spring 2019

March 26, 2019

Urbex attracts photographers to document past

Richey visited this abandoned cement plant in 2017, calling it an “industrial wasteland.” Some features on the plant’s massive property included 12 silos-- each 70 to 80 feet high.

Written By Nicole Pampena, Online Editor

March 26, 2019

Rule No. 1 of urban exploration: leave nothing but footprints. Do no damage, move no object and vandalize no surface. Rule No. 2: Never share the location of your abandoned site visits. Sharing with other well-intentioned urban explorers is generally okay. Film your entry point to prove there was no...

Protests erupt across city after Rosfeld trial

Following the aquittal of Michael Rosfeld, students gathered in front of the City-County Building on Monday, March 25 to demand justice for the late Antwon Rose II.

Written By Andrew Brinker and Jordyn Hronec

March 26, 2019

All eyes were on the Allegheny County Courthouse this week - not just those in the city of Pittsburgh, or in the state of Pennsylvania, but those all over the United States.   THE SHOOTING On June 19, Antwon Rose II, a 17-year-old black high school student, was shot and killed by former East...

In Brief – USG Election Update

In Brief - USG Election Update

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 19, 2019

On Friday, March 15, Dean of Student Life Michael Gieseke sent out an email officially announcing the candidates for the upcoming United Student Government (USG) election. This follows official announcements of candidacy from both Senator Jacob Berlin and current Vice President Brittany Arp, who a...

Issue 10 Spring 2019

Issue 10 Spring 2019

March 19, 2019

SAEM Club puts on multi-talented concert

SAEM Club puts on multi-talented concert

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 19, 2019

The Sports Arts and Entertainment Management (SAEM) Club hosted a tiered concert in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom on March 14 featuring Pioneer Records star Allissa Logsdon, two-thirds of local group The Brighton Boys and former “The Voice” contestant Chris Jamison. The concert is a continuing part of the club’s sp...