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Obituary: Officer Calvin Hall

Obituary: Officer Calvin Hall

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

July 23, 2019

Calvin Maurice Hall, 36, of Pittsburgh, Pa., passed on July 17, 2019, according to the Waters Funeral Home website. Officer Hall formerly worked at Shuman Detention Center and UPMC McKeesport. He then served as a police officer for Point Park University Police and Braddock Police before joini...

Obituary: Jack Allison

Obituary: Jack Allison

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

June 27, 2019

Jack Allison, 78, of East Northport, N.Y., passed on Sunday, June 16, 2019, according to the United States Obituary Notice. Mr. Allison directed hundreds of productions throughout his award-winning 40-year career that brought him from the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh and beyond, all across the ...

Club brings joy to nearby shelter residents

Written By Jodryn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 16, 2019

In a small room in the basement of a building, three students perform a karaoke version of Dolly Parton’s “Nine to Five.” Sitting in front of the students are the building’s residents, mostly older people who all watch and smile. Sometimes they talk quietly amongst themselves. One of the residen...

CMI premieres new O’Donnell fellowship

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

The Center for Media Innovation (CMI) has established a partnership with the Allegheny Foundation to fund the $20,000 Doris O’Donnell Innovators in Investigative Reporting Fellowship for a journalist to utilize creative storytelling in underserved markets or “news deserts.” “It puts the CMI at the center of this eme...

USG prepares for summer

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 16, 2019

The United Student Government (USG) held its second-to-last meeting of the semester on Monday, April 15. The legislative body sought to tie-up loose ends and discuss resolutions that will affect USG as it moves into summer session under a new administration. There was also extensive discussion on the f...

CAB’s ‘Spring Fling’ event celebrates end of 2018-19 year

CAB’s ‘Spring Fling’ event celebrates end of 2018-19 year

April 16, 2019

On Friday, April 12, the Campus Activities Board put on “Spring Fling.” The event was in celebration of the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Students enjoyed live music, free Moe’s queso and activities such as potting succulents and making seaglass necklaces. CAB also provided ice cream, cotton ca...

Berlin wins by landslide vote

Berlin wins by landslide vote

Written By Dannys Marrero, For The Globe

April 9, 2019

On Friday, Michael Gieseke, Dean of Student Life emailed the student body the verified results of the United Student Government elections. In the email, after stating that this was a record-breaking election for student-voter turnout, Gieseke announced that Jake Berlin, a junior mass communication major, r...

Tuition set to increase again

Written By Andrew Brinker, Co-News Editor

April 9, 2019

“Running a university is expensive,” Point Park University President Paul Hennigan said. “Every year the costs to run this place rise, and that ultimately drives a tuition increase.” Tuition prices are rising for the 2019-2020 school year, a decision by the Point Park administration that has been a...

Roast Boast Toast Bob O’Gara Send-Off

Roast Boast Toast Bob O’Gara Send-Off

Written By Alex Grubbs, For The Globe

April 9, 2019