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New campus coffeehouse opens

New campus coffeehouse opens

August 28, 2018


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Playhouse opens doors

Playhouse opens doors

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

August 28, 2018


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As the long-awaited Pittsburgh Playhouse reaches its developmental twilight, faculty and students are already settling into the space. The Playhouse, which remained a hard hat site until the end of the summer, has been a dream-in-development for years. Now, it is becoming a reality. “This is a...

Students, faculty memorialize late COPA professor

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

August 28, 2018


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On August 25, students, faculty and alumni gathered in the Lawrence Hall ballroom to celebrate the life of a Point Park professor. Ricardo Tobia was an adjunct professor at Point Park for 35 years in the Conservatory of Performing Arts and passed away in early July. The memorial was organized as a way...

Kearns sets new agenda

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

August 28, 2018


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In the first United Student Government (USG) meeting of the academic year, President Kaylee Kearns ushered in the new semester in hopes of increasing communication between USG and the student body. “I’m hoping to get out to more events and get more facetime,” Kearns said, hoping to open up off...

The Globe and WPPJ establish new campus headquarters

The Globe and WPPJ establish new campus headquarters

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-In-Chief

August 28, 2018


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New changes accompany new semesters. The Globe and WPPJ, Point Park’s on-campus newspaper and radio station, respectively, have found contemporary homes for its offices and collaborative spaces. Originally residing on the 7th and second floors of Lawrence Hall, both spaces have been relocated to the cor...

Kearns administration swears in as USG holds final meeting

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2018


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The final United Student Government (USG) meeting of the semester had several new members sworn in for the upcoming term, including Kaylee Kearns as USG president, followed by Kearns swearing in Vice President Brittany Arp. Kearns was sworn in by former President Robert Bertha, who passed the torch...

Shuttles to remain in Oakland for one more school year

Shuttles to remain in Oakland for one more school year

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-A&E Editor

April 17, 2018


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The Oakland shuttle service will continue usual operation next semester, but at a reduced capacity. Two shuttles will loop between the Student Center lot and the original Pittsburgh Playhouse every half hour instead of the current 15-minute loop. A schedule provided to The Globe from Chris Hill, Vice ...

President Hennigan discusses university’s future with USG

President Hennigan discusses university’s future with USG

Written By Alexander Popichak, USG Beat Writer

April 17, 2018


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Speaking before Point Park’s United Student Government (USG) meeting Monday, Dr. Paul Hennigan, university president, fielded questions from senators about changes over the next year to Point Park facilities. One such space, the coffeehouse at 100 Wood Street, is set to open in time for the start...

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 17, 2018


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Pioneer Records artist and senior musical theatre major Gabe Reed performed at Stage AE last Thursday to celebrate the release of his debut EP and music video. The four-song EP titled “Chasing Grey” was released as part of the annual Pioneer Star contest held by Pioneer Records. Each fall, the ...

Obituary: Philip Andre Droulia

Obituary: Philip Andre Droulia

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

April 12, 2018


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Philip Andre Droulia, a senior public relations and advertising major, passed suddenly on Sunday, April 8. He was 22 years old. According to an obituary from Slater Funeral Services, “Philip was born March 10, 1996 in Greeley, Colorado to Gabriel and Melinda (Williams) Droulia, loving brother to Ka...

Kearns elected president, Arp elected vice president

Kearns elected president, Arp elected vice president

Written By Alexander Popichak, USG Beat Writer

April 10, 2018


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Nearing the end of a year noted for changes in leadership, Kaylee Kearns and Brittany Arp have emerged as the student body’s next president and vice president respectively. United Student Government (USG) President Robert Bertha announced the results of March’s election at USG’s regular Monday me...

New leadership takes reins as President Bertha finishes term

New leadership takes reins as President Bertha finishes term

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

April 10, 2018


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United Student Government (USG) President Robert Bertha has high hopes for the new administration that will succeed him upon his graduation this April after the election of Kaylee Kearns as president and Brittany Arp as vice president. “Kaylee and I have worked closely together for a long time now and I’ve worked...