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The Globe celebrates 50 years

The Globe celebrates 50 years

Written By Chloe Jakiela, News Photo Editor
March 21
Filed under NEWS, PHOTOS

Five decades of Globe staff members including over 100 current Globe staff members, faculty and alumni attended the 50th anniversary reunion event Saturday evening in the Lawrence Hall lobby.

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Candidates For USG Vice President – Kristopher Chandler

Candidates For USG Vice President – Kristopher Chandler

Written By Michael Richter, Co-News Editor
March 21
Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s United Student Government is holding elections for all of its positions April 3 to 7. For the next two weeks, the Globe will profile the candidates for President and Vice President. We begin the series this week with profiles of the candidates for USG Vice President: Davion Heron and Kristopher Chandler. Student government Vice Presidential candidate Kris Cha...

Candidates For USG Vice President – Davion Heron

Candidates For USG Vice President – Davion Heron

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-Elect
March 21
Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s United Student Government is holding elections for all of its positions April 3 to 7. For the next two weeks, the Globe will profile the candidates for President and Vice President. We begin the series this week with profiles of the candidates for USG Vice President: Davion Heron and Kri...

Academic Hall gets facelift

Academic Hall gets facelift

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor
March 21
Filed under NEWS

Rep. Doyle blasts Obamacare repeal at Oakland town hall

Rep. Doyle blasts Obamacare repeal at Oakland town hall

Written By Iain Oldman, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle adhered to his opposition to Congressional Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at a town hall event Saturday, saying the plan will limit Pennsylvania’s ability to provide sufficient health care to the children, elderly and disabled. Doyle...

Health and Wellness fair to take place Wednesday

Health and Wellness fair to take place Wednesday

Written By Lauren Clouser, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under NEWS

The Student Health Center is hosting its semiannual Health and Wellness Fair today from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall lobby. According to Heather Capo, a nurse and the coordinator of the Student Health Center, a myriad of university and Pittsburgh health-related organizations will be in...

USG forced to re-vote on club budget

USG forced to re-vote on club budget

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer
March 21
Filed under NEWS

Confusion hit student government as its vice president failed to broker a tie vote on a club’s budget last week. “I take responsibility for this whole mess,” United Student Government (USG) Vice President Bobby Bertha said Monday as the legislative body had to re-vote on Theater Club’s budget. Last...

Cold doesn’t stop parade goers

Cold doesn’t stop parade goers

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 14
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Irish or not, thousands of Pittsburghers braved the cold Saturday dressed in green as part of the 61st annual St. Patrick’s day parade. “There were a lot more people last year for sure, but for the weather it was still a decent turnout I think,” sports, arts and entertainment management sophomore...

Sinkhole repaired outside of Playhouse

Sinkhole repaired outside of Playhouse

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor
March 14
Filed under NEWS

A manhole, which fell in and affected the pickup and dropoff of students to the Pittsburgh Playhouse, was fixed by Monday afternoon. On Monday morning at 6:43 a.m., students received a message sent on high importance from Jan Pekar, the Director of Transportation and Administrative Services, stating...

Kathy Griffin takes stage at the Benedum

Kathy Griffin takes stage at the Benedum

Written By Samiar Nefzi
March 14
Filed under NEWS

Kathy Griffin is set to perform at the Benedum Center Mar. 26 as part of her Celebrity Run-Ins Tour to promote her new book of the same name. Kathy Griffin has made a career for herself by spilling all the dirt on celebrities in her stand-up acts. In her new memoir, “Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity...

Club requests budget for dinner to honor Pittsburgh police chief

Club requests budget for dinner to honor Pittsburgh police chief

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer
March 14
Filed under NEWS

Student government slashed almost all of an organization’s requested budget for an upcoming event. “I would like to change the allocated amount to $0,” United Student Government (USG) Senator Daniel Murphy moved for the legislative body to cut Criminal Justice Club’s requested amount for an...

Police chief returns to alma mater

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor
March 10
Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, Video, Web-Extras

Point Park alumnus Scott Schubert was sworn in as police chief on Feb. 16 at the City-County Building. This past Friday he returned to his alma mater to speak with Co-Sports Editor and Editor Emeritus Josh Croup about a variety of topics. Schubert reminisced on his Point Park days, and talked about ...

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