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Shuttles to remain in Oakland for one more school year

Shuttles to remain in Oakland for one more school year

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-A&E Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Oakland shuttle service will continue usual operation next semester, but at a reduced capacity. Two shuttles will loop between the Student Center lot and the original Pittsburgh Playhouse every half hour instead of the current 15-minute loop. A schedule provided to The Globe from Chris Hill, Vice ...

President Hennigan discusses university’s future with USG

President Hennigan discusses university’s future with USG

Written By Alexander Popichak, USG Beat Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Speaking before Point Park’s United Student Government (USG) meeting Monday, Dr. Paul Hennigan, university president, fielded questions from senators about changes over the next year to Point Park facilities. One such space, the coffeehouse at 100 Wood Street, is set to open in time for the start...

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Pioneer Records artist and senior musical theatre major Gabe Reed performed at Stage AE last Thursday to celebrate the release of his debut EP and music video. The four-song EP titled “Chasing Grey” was released as part of the annual Pioneer Star contest held by Pioneer Records. Each fall, the ...

Obituary: Philip Andre Droulia

Obituary: Philip Andre Droulia

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

April 12, 2018


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Philip Andre Droulia, a senior public relations and advertising major, passed suddenly on Sunday, April 8. He was 22 years old. According to an obituary from Slater Funeral Services, “Philip was born March 10, 1996 in Greeley, Colorado to Gabriel and Melinda (Williams) Droulia, loving brother to Ka...

Kearns elected president, Arp elected vice president

Kearns elected president, Arp elected vice president

Written By Alexander Popichak, USG Beat Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Nearing the end of a year noted for changes in leadership, Kaylee Kearns and Brittany Arp have emerged as the student body’s next president and vice president respectively. United Student Government (USG) President Robert Bertha announced the results of March’s election at USG’s regular Monday me...

New leadership takes reins as President Bertha finishes term

New leadership takes reins as President Bertha finishes term

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

April 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Robert Bertha has high hopes for the new administration that will succeed him upon his graduation this April after the election of Kaylee Kearns as president and Brittany Arp as vice president. “Kaylee and I have worked closely together for a long time now and I’ve worked...

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Written By Robert Berger

April 10, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Before the senior class sports their caps and gowns when walking down the aisle for commencement ceremonies, Point Park will honor the class of 2018 one last time through annual senior week events. “Point Park was my first choice, and the cinema program was really appealing to me,” senior cinema prod...

Spring CAB event to bring Coachella to Village Park Friday

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Campus Activities Board (CAB) will send off the spring semester Friday with “CABchella,” named after the music festival Coachella. According to Executive Director of CAB Kaitlyn Smith, the event serves as the university’s Spring Fling and promises music and food in Village Park. Four performer...

Feminist Collective president resigns, new leadership established

Feminist Collective president resigns, new leadership established

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

April 3, 2018


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The Feminist Collective shifted its club officer positions over the weekend after President Adam Rossi stepped down due to issues arising regarding his leadership as a male president. Vice President Ariel Squire, a sophomore performances and practices major, will finish the spring semester serving as ...

Student government opens funding investigation, adopting resolution

Written By Alexander Popichak, USG Beat Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s United Student Government (USG) opened an investigation during its Monday meeting into expanding its monetary footprint. The resolution, adopted unanimously Monday, is the first step for the legislative body to work with university administrators in re-evaluating what funds USG is given ...

Annual Pioneer Community Day set to flood city with volunteers

Annual Pioneer Community Day set to flood city with volunteers

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Point Park organizations will gather on Saturday for the eighth annual Pioneer Community Day (PCD) to restore gardens and churches throughout Pittsburgh. The day of volunteering is headed by Matt Bauman, United Student Government (USG) parliamentarian. “Last year was, I think, a very successful Pioneer Communit...

CAB rehires executive director, first to serve consecutive terms

Written By Nick Kasisky

April 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

For the first time in club history, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) named junior business major Kaitlyn Smith to serve a second year as executive director for the organization. The position is traditionally held by senior students. Smith, however, was given the position during her junior year. Smith...