Point Park Globe

Bikes stolen from campus ‘in broad daylight’

Written By Justin Platek

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Parking bicycles on campus is getting more and more risky after two bikes were stolen from the racks outside Thayer Hall. The bikes were removed by a man and a woman at approximately 11 a.m. Monday. One of the stolen bikes belonged to Bill Moushey, an associate professor in the Point Park University's Sc...

Clinton explains ‘simple’ election choice

Written By Marina Weis

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Thousands of people gathered in Market Square, wrapping around buildings and surrounding sidewalks, during a chilly Monday morning to hear Bill Clinton speak.Rep. Mark Critz, D-Johnstown, clad in a Steelers jersey, introduced the former president who campaigned for President Barack Obama the day before th...

Bounded by ‘brotherhood,’ Point Park rugby team strives to be recognized

Written By Ryan Bertonaschi

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Anyone who tunes in to post-game interviews with coaches, owners or general managers from respective sports teams is bound to hear the word “brotherhood” used to describe the relationship of members.The Point Park Rugby Club is not recognized by any local rugby unions as a team and does not have a ...

BSU holds Open Mic Night, features poets, musicians

Written By Malik Vincent

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Observers of all kinds filled the Starbucks at Conestoga Hall at Wood Street and Fort Pitt Boulevard to witness spoken word and music. The event that took place on March 30 was sponsored and operated by Point Park University's Black Student Union (BSU).     Poets, rap artists, and vocalists attuned th...

Budget debate pits club funding against gifts

Written By Joanne Parise

June 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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...