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SAEM club puts on ‘End of the Year Bash’

SAEM club puts on ‘End of the Year Bash’

Written By Mya Burns, For The Globe

April 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On April 3, 2019, SAEM Club held its End of the Year Bash in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom. The event was chock-full of lights, balloons, pizza and mocktails. According to Nate Grossi, the president of SAEM club, this party was a great end to a successful season for the club. “We’re having this to ce...

Point Blank Live Again! streams live on campus

Point Blank Live Again! streams live on campus

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Last year, “Point Blank Live!” captivated the student body with its original comedy and Saturday Night Live-esque sketches. In fact, the event was voted “2018’s Point Park Event of the Year.” But since then, the Point Blank Comedy Collective was officially established, and they retu...

President shuts down redaction resolution

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 2, 2019


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The United Student Government (USG) met on Monday, April 1 in the JVH Auditorium. The legislative body met to vote on a veto to Resolution 3182019.1, brought forward by President Kaylee Kearns. Also present at the meeting were two guest speakers, Library Director Liz Evans and Director of Student Life Am...

Class availability causes student stress

Written By Hayley Keys, For The Globe

April 2, 2019


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With the spring semester drawing to a close, students have turned to PointWeb in order to pick classes for next fall. “It’s pretty hard, the availability is low,” Alissity Rosner, a freshman business management and marketing major, said. “They have limited sections and very limited seats, so ...

Students flounder amidst onslaught of phishing emails

Written By Amanda Andrews, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The phishing phenomenon has returned with a vengeance this semester. And this time, scam emails have become increasingly sophisticated. Students’ email inboxes have been inundated with emails with subject headers meant to blend in with typically received emails. These headers include things such a...

Auditor General visits Point Park, discusses climate crisis

Written By Jordon Slobodinsky, Opinions Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale visited Point Park on Thursday, March 28 to hear from various scientists and environmental activists from the Pittsburgh area on the city’s efforts to combat climate change. DePasquale is currently in the process of preparing a special report on the state g...

Pioneer Community Day to take place Saturday

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under NEWS

One United Student Government (USG) committee has been working tirelessly throughout the semester to plan and execute an annual event. The event is called Pioneer Community Day, and it is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Pioneer Community Day is Point Park’...

Elections for USG run Thursday, Friday

Elections for USG run Thursday, Friday

March 26, 2019


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Brittany Arp - President By Andrew Brinker Brittany Arp is running for USG president to finish what she started. As current vice president, Arp has worked closely with President Kaylee Kearns and the executive cabinet to lay strong groundwork for USG that she hopes will last for years. “I thought that I could really t...

Protests erupt across city after Rosfeld trial

Protests erupt across city after Rosfeld trial

Written By Andrew Brinker and Jordyn Hronec

March 26, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

All eyes were on the Allegheny County Courthouse this week - not just those in the city of Pittsburgh, or in the state of Pennsylvania, but those all over the United States.   THE SHOOTING On June 19, Antwon Rose II, a 17-year-old black high school student, was shot and killed by former East...

In Brief – USG Election Update 2

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Copy Desk Chief

March 26, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Monday, students gathered in Academic Hall room 302 for a United Student Government (USG) Presidential candidate debate held by Point Blank Comedy and the Black Student Union (BSU). USG Senator Jake Berlin and Vice President Brittany Arp answered questions delivered by moderators Chris Copen of P...

USG discusses proposed resolution backing Oakland shuttles

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 26, 2019


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The United Student Government (USG) met on Monday, March 25 and engaged in a conversation surrounding a resolution drafted and proposed by both Vice President Brittany Arp and Recording Secretary Sophie Burkholder. The resolution, titled resolution 03252019.1, was drafted in order to demonstrate suppor...

In Brief – USG Election Update

In Brief – USG Election Update

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

On Friday, March 15, Dean of Student Life Michael Gieseke sent out an email officially announcing the candidates for the upcoming United Student Government (USG) election. This follows official announcements of candidacy from both Senator Jacob Berlin and current Vice President Brittany Arp, who a...