Point Park Globe

Hot Spot: Diesel Club Lounge

Written By Kelly Scott

June 29, 2010


Filed under NEWS

The South Side is known for its array of cool hangouts- from the classy S Bar and The Dolce Lounge to the laid-back Mario's South Side Saloon and The Town Tavern. One slightly new place offers something different for patrons. Diesel Club Lounge at 1601 E. Carson St. offers a cryogenics system to qu...

“The world is a book, and those that don’t travel read only one page.”

Written By Kelly Scott

June 29, 2010


Filed under NEWS

I read this quote on the wall of a bar in Barcelona, Spain, while I was studying abroad this past semester. I lived in Rome, Italy for about five months studying at the American University of Rome, which Point Park University is affiliated with. This experience truly influenced me and changed my ou...

Politicians saluting more than flag pins

Written By Chelsea Pompeani

June 29, 2010


Filed under NEWS

Fashion has played a very crucial role this year when it comes to politics. President Barack Obama and Governor Sarah Palin both show that style can be political by wearing an American flag pin. The politically neutral purple tie made an impression on news anchor Keith Olbermann, and the ever popular pa...

Hot Spot: Homemade food served at comfortable prices

Written By Marie Maullon

June 29, 2010


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For over 40 years, George Aiken's has been serving fresh, homemade food at affordable prices with their restaurant's fried wingdings being the most famous.Colin Anderson and Diane Hopkins agree that the fried wingdings and chicken are one of the reasons they keep going back to George Aiken's."My favorite dish ...

BSU stirs up emotion with documentaries

Written By Gabrielle Mazza

June 29, 2010


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Despite starting an hour late and having low attendance, the Black Student Union (BSU) had its first movie night for Black History Month.But when no one had the movies "Emmett Till" and "Four Little Girls," officers scrambled to find another movie in the University Center's movie collection to watch. With...

New plans for Market Square

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2010


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The city is under rebuilding and so is Market Square. City officials have been trying to fix Market Square's past problems of drug sales, crime and loitering, and they hope that Dunkin' Donuts and a new wine bar will help restore its image. Dunkin' Donuts will be opening in the summer and will move ...

‘Family Guy’ episode generates lawsuit

Written By Spencer Bartoletti

June 29, 2010


Filed under NEWS

Imagine seeing a young girl in a prom dress dumping a baby into a dumpster and then happily returning to prom while the baby proceeds to sing a ballad of being left to die. Then imagine a man impersonating actor James Woods and saying he will appear in a new movie called "September 11th, 2000 Fun."Last...

‘Snowmageddon’ paralyzes Pittsburgh

Written By Sarit Gabrielle

February 18, 2010


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The heavy snowfall that blanketed the city the first weekend of February has created a host of problems for local residents. The Feb. 5-6 snowstorm - the fourth largest in Pittsburgh history - dumped 21.1 inches on the area, burying roads and making bus routes impassable. Despite the general frustration wi...

Newest Apple iPad could prove beneficial for users

Written By Silas Orteza

February 4, 2010


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For the 21st-century technology user, it may come as a surprise that Apple has not always made trendy devices with slick interfaces. Over the past three decades, the company has introduced a number of duds, including the Pippin, a gaming console and, more recently, the ergonomic nightmare of the Mighty Mo...

Time and stress management for the busy professional

Written By Ken Taylor

January 29, 2010


Filed under NEWS

Paul Costa, state representative and adjunct professor at Point Park University, has an extremely demanding and stressful schedule, starting with his drive back and forth to Harrisburg to fulfill his duties as a state representative to teaching two political science courses two nights a week. Academ...

Obama poster not breaking copyright laws

Written By Jessica Valesky

November 12, 2009


Filed under NEWS

President Barack Obama's thoughtful expression and tilted head, colored in shades of red, white and blue, appeared above the word "hope" in an iconic poster that became an unofficial insignia of the Obama campaign about a year ago. Today, this piece of art is under scrutiny as a court attempts to de...

Lending hands

Written By Chelsey Engel

November 5, 2009


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With the recent uncertainty surrounding the economy causing stress for many, and the current violence brought on by two U.S. wars dragging morale to an epic low, there does not seem to be much for Americans to rely on to lift their spirits. However, one characteristic of mankind that has not faltered am...