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Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

COPA students allege lack of representation

Written By Mitchell Drake, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

On Oct. 13, the Playhouse hosted a Grand Opening Gala event. The gala featured performances by students in the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) and a dinner to an audience of hundreds consisting of local and theatrical celebrities. The show was intended to showcase the talents of musical theater...

USG “yeas” resolution to constitution

Written By Amanda Andrews, USG Beat Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

United Student Government (USG) unanimously passed Resolution 1112018 at Monday’s Legislative Body Meeting. Resolution 1112018 called for the removal of By-Laws 202.1 and 202.21 in USG’s constitution as they were in contradiction with the executive accession process outlined in the constitution. Par...

New graphic design BFA degree available

Written By Jared Murphy, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

After nine months in the works, the School of Communication at Point Park University has added a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic and Interactive Design. On Monday, Nov. 5, members of the university met and a proposal was presented to incorporate a BFA in graphic design as a new major. It was decided th...

USG sees improvement after tumultuous start

Written By Max McAuley, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) is recovering from a rocky semester following censures against President Kaylee Kearns, the resignation of Parliamentarian Alexander Popichak and divisions within USG’s legislative body. Matt Spadaccia assumed the role of parliamentarian two weeks ago and has alre...

New seasonal bars pop up downtown

Written By Jake Berlin, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students will have multiple places to get in the holiday spirit by drinking some holiday spirits, while also helping charitable causes. Two new holiday pop-up bars, Auld Lang Syne and Jingle Bar, will be taking over restaurant spaces in and near Market Square by the end of next week. Auld Lang Syn...

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

Pittsburgh Protests Trump

Written By Jared Murphy, Staff Photographer

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

LGBTQ resource fair held in Lawrence

LGBTQ resource fair held in Lawrence

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-news Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

An LGBTQ resource fair was held in the Lawrence Hall lobby last Wednesday, with booths meant to aid LGBTQ students.  Panelists dressed in Halloween costumes sat in booths that lined the walls to offer resources, pamphlets and even STI testing to interested students.  The event was organized by ...

USG debates amending constitution, proposals

Written By Amanda Andrews, USG Beat Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) engaged in heated debate at this week’s legislative body meeting concerning Senator Mathew Johnson’s list of proposed bylaw changes and amendments to USG’s constitution.  Nearly the entire legislative body agreed in discussions over the last month that th...

A year later: full-time faculty union contract “amiable”

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-news Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Point Park faculty and administration are still working on defining language in the union contract that was finalized in August of last year after an extensive negotiation period. Issues concerning compensation for certain faculty activities and defining key language have continued to be the subject...

City mourns, remembers mass shooting victims

City mourns, remembers mass shooting victims

Written By Carley Bonk and Mick Stinelli, Editor Elect / Co-News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

An attack which killed 11 people in a synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood has left many in Pittsburgh and across the nation in a state of mourning. The tragedy set off a wave of tributes around the world, and raised new questions about the presence of anti-Semitism in the United States. Grace Tyler...