Point Park Globe

USG approves budget for student organizations

USG approves budget for  student organizations

Written By Amanda Andrews, USG Beat Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) approved budgets for nearly 30 student organizations for this current funding period on Monday.  A majority of the budget proposals were met with unanimous support from USG, with several abstentions and no votes against from the board of senators.  Once USG ...

Point Park gone phishing

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

“Look before you click” is the golden rule when it comes to avoiding a phishing email attack from making a computer vulnerable to spammers. The United States remains a top target for phishing attacks, accounting for 86% worldwide, according to a study by Phishlabs. Just this past summer, the city...

Student, faculty member among those who presented at TEDx Talk event at George Rowland White Performance Center

Student, faculty member among those who presented at TEDx Talk event at George Rowland White Performance Center

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Saturday morning at the George Rowland White Performance Center, Point Park hosted its first TedX Talks which featured topics ranging from mental health, prison system failures, online advertising and risk of energy consumption.  Mark Houser, director of news and information at Robert Morris Univ...

Playhouse tickets now one dollar

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

For years, the United Student Government (USG) has subsidized the one-dollar charge for student tickets at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. Now, in order to meet growing financial demands of student clubs and organizations, President Kaylee Kearns has enacted an executive power to remove that subsidy. The...

Counseling services names new director

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The once vacant director of counseling services position has now been filled by former Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Executive Director Kurt Kumler.  Since the resignation of Taffie Bucci last year, the position has remained unfilled. Kumler, previously the executive director of Counseling and P...

Warm Weather While It Lasts

Warm Weather While It Lasts

Written By Haley Faust, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

We Didn’t Start The Fire

We Didn’t Start The Fire

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Phi Beta Lambda to become Delta Sigma Mu

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

“It’s different this year,” Zac Seymour, President of Point Park’s sole fraternity said in an interview last Friday. “It’s not the same as what they’ve seen in previous years. We’re really focused on you this year. We’re not focused on bringing more people into the organization, we’re...

TEDx conference to focus on “building bridges” with others

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Point Park will host a series of TEDx talks this Friday, Sept. 14. Billed under the theme “Building Bridges,” the university will host a selection of speakers focusing on “unique stories of bridge building,” according to the event website. Heather Starr Fielder, the chair of Point Park’s Community ...

USG recognizes four clubs, K-Pop, Frisbee, among others

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) recognized four clubs at its most recent meeting on Monday. The Point Blank Comedy Collective was recognized alongside the Point Park University K-Pop Dance Club, the Point Park Uno League and the Point Park Ultimate Frisbee Club. The Point Park Uno League was fou...

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Alongside the first year of a Downtown Pittsburgh Playhouse comes changes for more than just Conservatory of Performing Arts students. Student shuttles from campus to Oakland have been pulled back from 15-minute-loops to pickups every half-hour. “The university, through the president, made the decision t...

Public Safety changes pointALERT system

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

In the wake of the assault at Smithfield News, it has been revealed that new changes could be coming to Public Safety within the next month. The assault took place on Sept. 2 at 2:30 a.m. According to Public Safety’s police blotter, an individual notified Point Park police of an assault at Smith...