Point Park Globe

Condom Carnival kicks off Sexual Awareness Month

Written By Jeff Stitt

June 29, 2016


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Students who attend the Condom Carnival today will not only be able to receive free condoms, but able to talk to local organizations, such as Planned Parenthood, to get information on safe sex to prevent pregnancy and STDs.Along with receiving free condoms and sexual advice students can also play ga...

Budget debate pits club funding against gifts

Written By Joanne Parise

June 29, 2016


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The United Student Government's finance committee stood in front of a full house when it presented the funds allocated to various student clubs at Monday's meeting.The seats were filled with clubs' representatives waiting to see how much their club received compared to their initial request, but few cl...

CAB becomes more student friendly

June 29, 2016


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Music, dance and artistic expression filled the George Rowland White (GRW) Theater as the Campus Activities Board (CAB) took another stride toward expanding the Point Park University community.            The expanding of club connections between CAB and other student organizations is a pa...

CAB debuts second new event, develops ‘identity’

Written By Corrine Volosky

June 29, 2016


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As Campus Activities Board prepares to debut its first Dinner and a Movie event on Sunday, Feb. 26, the organization offered an inside look at the decision-making process of some of Point Park University's biggest events.CAB, one of Point Park's leading organizations, is mainly responsible for planning an...

CAB employs Guerilla Marketing

Written By Cory Bosket

June 29, 2016


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None other than the Point Park University Bison will be donning a ghoulish costume, racing through campus and scaring students into the event to help promote the upcoming Halloween dance,            The Wood Street skywalk will be turned into a fashion runway for models to strut their stuff in...

Campaign to support Only Love movement

Written By Ciera Onley

June 29, 2016


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As Valentine's Day draws near, Point Park University's Office of Campus Life prepares to host the "Only Love" project on Feb. 13, making this the second year Point Park will promote all forms of love through the campaign.Students and staff alike are invited to wear white shirts and write the words "o...

Center offers classes, fosters ‘passion’

Written By Julia Marasco

June 29, 2016


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Whether he is learning how to create a glass-blown pumpkin or trying his hand at putting images into glass, for Rocky Kindleberger, it is all art.Glass is a passion for Kindleberger, a student of instructor Heather Joy Puskarich's who took his first lesson in 2007 at the Pittsburgh Glass Center.  Th...

Amy Bittner offers options, job ‘hotspots’

Written By Lindsay Dill

June 29, 2016


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During the Feb. 28 United Student Government (USG) meeting, a motion was made to impeach School of Business-at-Large Representative Lyndsay Monaco.Senator Jonathon Bucci motioned for Monaco's impeachment and senior psychology major Veronika Panagiotou seconded the motion."A lot of research went into th...

Citizens without healthcare could face fines in 2014

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Virtually everyone in the United States will be required to have health coverage or pay a penalty beginning next year when the Affordable Care Act goes into effect.“If students have coverage, they have it. If they don’t, by law, they need to go on the [health insurance] exchange by Jan. 1, 2014 an...

Annual Rock-A-Thon benefits Early Learning Institute

Written By Lindsey Watson

June 29, 2016


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As students walked up the steps toward the Point Cafe last week it was easy to tell something was different, louder in fact for the 67 straight hours."This is college, who needs sleep?" said WPPJ General Manager Nate Zerambo as he stepped away from all the musical chaos that the Rock-A-Thon has brought to...

City Council Members Vote Council-Controller’s Plan

Written By Katie Janicik and Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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 Pittsburgh City Council members voted to accept the council-controller plan at the City Council meeting on Tuesday allowing the city to avoid a state takeover.The council-controller plan will provide a solution to the pension crisis by selling the city's parking facilities to the Pittsburgh Parking Au...

April Photography Contest

Written By The Globe Staff

June 29, 2016


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First Place:Sean McKeagPhotojournalism MajorSophomoreSecond and Third Place:Camelia MontoyPhotojournalism MajorSophomore