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Students, faculty show support for non-renewed faculty members

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2021

Since the recent announcement by the university administration that 17 full-time faculty members’ contracts would not be renewed beginning in August 2021, several groups within the university have come...

“Spring Break 2.0. Save a Life” Event to raise awareness of organ donations

Written By Diana Navarrete March 3, 2021

On March 6, the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and Advertising Federation (ADFed) will be hosting their main event titled “Spring Break 2.0. Save a Life,” to raise awareness of...

School of Communication offers new Sports Communication program

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor Elect March 3, 2021

The School of Communication is offering a new sports communication undergraduate major set to debut for the Fall 2021 semester. The incoming program was announced Monday, Feb. 15.  While the School...

Former President Donald Trump Addresses CPAC, Suggests Third Run

First Time Speaking Publicly Since Leaving White House
Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor March 3, 2021

Former President Donald Trump suggested he would run for President once again in 2024 while addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2021. During the speech, he continued to float...

President Hennigan visits SGA meeting for second week in a row

Written By Alexis Bonifate, SGA Beat Writer February 24, 2021

  This week, the Student Government Association (SGA), again hosted university President Paul Hennigan and the current Acting Provost Dr. Jonas Prida at the legislative body meeting. Their discussion...

The Pittsburgh Playhouse offers ASL and Audio Services for Virtual Performances

Written By Alexis Wary, for The Globe February 24, 2021

Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse has adapted to COVID-19 and is now offering American Sign Language (ASL) and audio description services for their virtual performances and events. Katelyn...

University sends letters of nonrenewal to 17 full-time faculty members

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2021

Additional reporting was contributed by student journalist, Emma Christley.   Seventeen full-time non-tenured faculty members have recently received letters of non-renewal from the university...

Senate votes to acquit former President Donald Trump

Written By Nardos Haile, Co-News Editor February 17, 2021

A month following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the Senate voted 57-43 to acquit former President Donald Trump of charges of “incitement of insurrection” in his second impeachment trial on Saturday,...

President Hennigan addresses tuition recommendations at SGA meeting

Written By Alexis Bonifate February 17, 2021

President Paul Hennigan took time this week to talk with the legislative body about the ongoing tuition discussions being held amongst the student body.  On Feb. 2, the Student Government Association...

University seeks reaccreditation by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Once every ten year accreditation process scheduled for March 2020
Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2021

This March, the university will undergo an evaluation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) in order to earn accreditation. This is a process that, through the MSCHE, occurs once...

College students face higher levels of pandemic-related mental illnesses

Written By Nardos Haile, Co-News Editor February 10, 2021

One year since the U.S. confirmed its first COVID-19 case, almost 500,000 people have died, millions are unemployed, and rates of depression, anxiety and several other mental illnesses have increased,...

Biden Pushes For Stimulus Relief, Adult Dependents Eligible For Checks

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor February 10, 2021

President Joe Biden has proposed a $1.9 trillion stimulus package to address economic issues caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The package is set to include $1,400 stimulus checks that a majority...

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