Point Park Globe

Table Top Tirade ends semester with marathon event

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

This weekend, the gaming club at Point Park will wrap up the semester with two final events. Table Top Tirade will kick the weekend off with their final tournament of “Magic: The Gathering.” Every last Friday of the month this semester, the club held tournaments with a $12 entry fee. This month’s...

USG faces three resignations ahead of semester’s end

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Pro-Tempore Daniel Murphy along with two senators have resigned from their positions effective immediately. According to a USG press release, Murphy served as senator for the Conservatory of Performing Arts for three years. This was Murphy’s first semester a...

Pompeani father-daughter duo returns to alma mater for talk on TV industry

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Students and faculty filled the Lawrence Hall Ballroom last Tuesday to hear Bob and Celina Pompeani share advice on broadcasting and the current state of the industry. “I always look forward to coming back,” Pompeani said afterward. “I think one of the best things this university does is bring...

Student government swears in new vice president, senators-at-large

Student government swears in new vice president, senators-at-large

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Bobby Bertha appointed Senator Kaylee Kearns as vice president. According to a USG press release announcing her nomination Friday, Kearns is a sophomore sports, arts and entertainment management major representing the Rowland School of Business. She has be...

Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Christopher Ruddy, founder and CEO of Newsmax Media Inc., discussed his career in the media and friendship with President Donald Trump during his appearance that was met with a silent protest at the Pittsburgh Playhouse last Wednesday. The second installment of the Center for Media Innovation’s (CMI) TalkBack...

Criminal Justice Club shows appreciation to local law enforcement

Criminal Justice Club shows appreciation to local law enforcement

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-Copy Desk Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Last year, members of the Criminal Justice Club started an initiative to deliver cakes to different police zones around Pittsburgh to show their appreciation for law enforcement officials. This year, the newfound tradition scales more than just the Pittsburgh police zones, adding Point Park’s police de...

“Trump whisperer” Christopher Ruddy to speak at Playhouse

“Trump whisperer” Christopher Ruddy to speak at Playhouse

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Right-wing media pioneer Christopher Ruddy will speak tonight at the Pittsburgh Playhouse about his company Newsmax Media Inc. as well as his experiences as a friend of President Trump. The event is the second installment of the TalkBack Series sponsored by the Center for Media Innovation (CMI), a sp...

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Mike Bruno was fired Friday as the head volleyball coach, the Athletic Department announced. Officials declined to comment on specifics of the decision and players approached by the Globe declined to comment on the details of what led up to the firing. Bruno has coached at Point Park since 2005 and is the all-tim...

Wood Street Subway to close this December

Wood Street Subway to close this December

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

For certain Point Park students, it will soon be time to start looking for a new place to dine close to campus. The Subway at the corner of Wood Street and Fourth Avenue is closing its doors for good in the near future. Sunnat Gulmetov is the general manager of both the Wood Street Subway and the M...

USG Vice President resigns, replacement to be announced

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Vice President Davion Heron resigned from his position on Friday, Nov. 3, effective immediately. According to a press release from the United Student Government (USG), Heron cited personal reasons, and has declined to comment on the issue. He served as a senator, recording secretary and vice presi...

Pioneer Pantry event inspired by “Chopped”

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Copy Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

School of Communication students enrolled in Camille Downing’s Special Events Planning course are raising awareness about the new Pioneer Pantry this semester. Each semester, students who take the class are required to work as an “agency” and plan an event for a nonprofit organization. With ...

DEVELOPING: USG Vice President resigns

DEVELOPING: USG Vice President resigns

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

United Student Government (USG) vice president Davion Heron has resigned, according to a news release issued late Friday.

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