Point Park Globe

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...

Biker involved in accident on Boulevard of the Allies

Written By The Globe Staff

June 29, 2016


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A man on a bicycle was involved in a collision at the corner of Boulevard of the Allies and Wood St. on Tuesday afternoon. Further information has not yet been released. 

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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Crime Report September 10

Crime Report September 10

June 29, 2016


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Monday 9/1 – Total Calls - 19 Lock Outs – 10 Medical Calls – 1 1:58am Boulevard Apartments 4th Disturbance Cleared 7:44pm Lawrence Hall Odor Cleared 10:37pm Village Park Fight, suspicious activity Cleared   Tuesday 9/2 – Total Calls – 38 Lock Outs &...

New club for first year leaders

New club for first year leaders

Written By Andrew Henderson

June 29, 2016


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Make Your Mark at Point Park! (MYMaPP!) is a new program for freshmen at Point Park which will connect 30 new students with leadership opportunities on campus. According to Bradley Kovalcik, coordinator of Student Activities, a survey of incoming Point Park freshmen showed that new students are mo...

Tom McMillan discusses Flight 93

Tom McMillan discusses Flight 93

Written By Michael Richter

June 29, 2016


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photo by Haley Wisniewski Students and faculty listened to speaker Tom McMillan on Sept. 11 in the JVH Auditorium. McMillan discussed his book “Flight 93: The Story, The Aftermath, and the Legacy of American Courage on 9/11” and provided information about Flight 93 through a slideshow p...