Point Park Globe

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

City cracks down in South Side

Written By Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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Emily Levier thinks the new enforcement of parking in the South Side is ridiculous.Tony Moux agrees with Levier and believes money is the reason why the crackdown is happening now.Lt. Shirley Sloan, commander of Zone 3(South Side), believes the enforcement is positive because it shows consideration of...

Art raises innocence movement awareness

Written By Faith Cotter

June 29, 2016


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Pieces of Mark Mattern’s childhood artwork still clutter the shelves of his basement. For years, he tried to recall his art teacher’s name, but to no avail. It was not until he attended an art exhibit featuring paintings of exonerated men at Point Park University that he remembered. His teacher ...

Club empowers young girls

Written By Marina Weis

June 29, 2016


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Every time a Strong Women Strong Girls (SWSG) group from Point Park speaks to an after-school program full of elementary school girls, they introduce them to a positive female role model in society.Every time, they encourage going to college.Every time, both young girls and mentors end up laughing.And ev...

Bicycle thefts prompt ‘extra patrols’

Written By Andrew Goldstein

June 29, 2016


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Bicycle thefts recently increased around campus, and they are happening during the daytime according to University police.Although these thefts occurred during daylight hours, the thieves got away successfully due to how quickly they broke the bike locks."[Thieves can] cut a chain or lock, and they're on...

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

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Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

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