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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


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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...

USG allocates funding to clubs

USG allocates funding to clubs

Written By Kristin Snapp

June 29, 2016


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Typically, if the treasurer of a governing body were also the head of an organization requesting funding, the conflict at hand would require the official to remove him or herself from those deliberations. On Monday, Thaddeus Covaleski, treasurer of United Student Government (USG) and President of...

Student Discounts Near Campus

Student Discounts Near Campus

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Graphic By Riley Benson Many  Dowtown restaurants offer discounts and specials for Point Park Students. Students who want to eat something different from the standard dining hall fare, without breaking the bank on a hot meal, can rely on these Downtown resturants to provide discounts and special of...

AdFed/PRSSA to compete in NYC

Written By Lauren Finkel

June 29, 2016


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Seven students will be heading to New York City for the work they did on an advertising campaign for Wal-Mart.The Advertising Federation/ Public Relations Student Society of America club (AdFed/PRSSA) will be competing against other clubs in their region in the American Advertising Federation’s Na...

Freshmen, new students flock to involvement fair

Freshmen, new students flock to involvement fair

Written By Kristin Snapp

June 29, 2016


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photo by Rebecca Devereaux Molly Burns and Alex Jones, both juniors and sport art entertainment and management majors, speak to students about the Action Sports Club at the Involvement Fair Monday, Aug. 25.    Over 20 clubs were represented in the Lawrence Hall lobby Monday afternoon for t...

Altar TV promotes emerging bands

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016


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Through 14 years of playing music all over the country, Alex Drizos became acutely aware that emerging bands – no matter how talented they were – needed to generate publicity, or a buzz, to succeed.As his own performing career wound down, he returned to Pittsburgh and worked behind the scenes an...

Hundred Wood to open in Village Park

Hundred Wood to open in Village Park

Written By Jon Andreassi

June 29, 2016


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photo by Matthew Nemeth Opening Sept. 8 is the new campus restaurant, Hundred Wood. The ecologically minded gastropub will feature recycled wooden furniture and more affordable prices than its predecessor.              Local restaurateurs Dennis and Melody Scott ...

Alumni come ‘Back to the ‘Burgh’

Written By Nikki Williams

June 29, 2016


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In 1975, when most of their friends were walking across the stage to receive their diplomas from Point Park University, Gene and JoAnn Pieszak were walking down the aisle.Nancy Davis-Kahrs remembered her days fighting for women's rights in 1967—to not be ordered to wear skirts to class.For Paul O'...