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Women open conference play

Women open conference play

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team had a busy week, playing three games in five days and beginning their River States Conference (RSC) schedule, but was only able to pick up one non-conference win. The Pioneers began their week on Tuesday, hosting cross-city rival Carlow to open RSC play at CCAC-Allegheny....

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

December 4, 2018


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The men’s basketball team opened up River State Conference (RSC) play last week with back-to-back RSC victories, first defeating Carlow University 79-69 on Tuesday night and then edging Indiana University (IU) Kokomo 67-66 on Saturday. “We don’t worry about win streaks or winning the game,”...

Rugby fundraiser participants sign contract to keep it “PG”

Rugby fundraiser participants  sign contract to keep it “PG”

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Last Wednesday, one of Point Park’s most popular fundraisers brought hundreds into the Lawrence Hall Ballroom for the eighth year in a row: Rent-A-Rugger, where members of the rugby club offer themselves - and a date itinerary - up for auction to the highest bidder. After the money is counted, it’s time to f...

Scooping ice cream for cash

Scooping ice cream for cash

Written By Gracey Evans, For The Globe

December 4, 2018


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Men come up short in games over break

Men come up short in games over break

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 27, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team dropped three straight games over Thanksgiving break as there record falls from 2-1 to 2-4 on the season. Their first game was against Washington Adventist University (WAU) on Nov. 13, where they lost to the Shock 75-55 and giving WAU their first win of the season. The ...

Women continue preseason against ranked opponents

Women continue preseason against ranked opponents

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team continued their tough non-conference schedule over Thanksgiving break, taking an “L” from two more nationally ranked teams. The Pioneers spent the first weekend of break in Marian, Indiana at the Marian Classic, first against No. 14 St. Francis on Friday, and then aga...

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

November 27, 2018


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At this time in 2015, Anna Shields had given up on being a successful collegiate athlete and was working at a bank in her hometown of Torrington, Connecticut. Now in her senior year, Shields is a cross country National Champion and a National Athlete of the Year. “It feels really surreal ...and I can be c...

A Tree All Aglow

A Tree All Aglow

November 27, 2018


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Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


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PB&J goes a long way

PB&J goes a long way

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Pioneer Public: Jeremy Northup

Pioneer Public: Jeremy Northup

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Part time psychology professor Jeremy Northup is passionate about teaching, enjoys reading philosophy and poetry books and likes birdwatching in his spare time. Northup, a doctoral student at Point Park studying psychology, currently teaches Psychology of Consciousness. Northup has taught for three semest...

“To my friend:” letter writing club pens messages to families of Squirrel Hill massacre victims

“To my friend:” letter writing club pens messages to families of Squirrel Hill massacre victims

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Students who entered Lawrence Hall lobby last Tuesday night were directed towards a corner table spilling over with colorful stationery. Two bags of pens rested on the table next to a thick stack of notecards, already written and ready for mailing. The only instructions given to those entering ...