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Globe extends condolences on the death of Tyler Carter

Globe extends condolences on the death of Tyler Carter

May 25, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

The following is a statement from Alexander Popichak, editor-in-chief on behalf of the Globe: On behalf of the Point Park Globe, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and classmates of Tyler Carter. Tyler, a rising sophomore history major, died in a drowning accident...

Tanzilli assumes role as dean of Rowland School of Business

Tanzilli assumes role as dean of Rowland School of Business

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-chief
April 18, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Point Park’s School of Business now has a name and a Dean. Point Park President Paul Hennigan announced Tuesday morning the university is naming its school of business after the school’s largest benefactors George and Kathleen White. In addition to naming the school, former school of business...

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Four years ago when he arrived at Point Park, Blaine King stumbled across a recruiting table for the school’s student government and decided to sign up. That not only catapulted him into the fast world of school politics, including serving two years as the United Student Government (USG) president,...

New work debuts on Playhouse stage for One-Acts Festival

New work debuts on Playhouse stage for One-Acts Festival

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

For students enrolled in the conservatory’s advanced directing course, the end of the semester means more than just finals week; it means directing and debuting an entire one-act play or musical in just under two months. The Raymond Laine Memorial One-Acts Festival showcases entirely student-run...

Baseball sweeps Midway to maintain first place

Baseball sweeps Midway to maintain first place

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Point Park University completed a four-game sweep of Midway University this past weekend. The first three games of the series were decided by one run and the Pioneers depended on senior pitcher Nolan Krivijanski to fend off Midway’s offense in the first contest. Krivijanski pitched 6.1 innings and...

Bertha, Heron elected USG President, Vice President

Bertha, Heron elected USG President, Vice President

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

In the one of the largest voter turnouts for student government elections in recent years, Robert Bertha and Davion Heron rose as the next president and vice president, respectively. United Student Government (USG) President Blaine King announced the results on Monday after last week’s election...

Point Park celebrates Senior Week

Point Park celebrates Senior Week

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS, Showcase

YouTube provides opportunities for cinema students

YouTube provides opportunities for cinema students

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Ian Lewis, senior cinema production major, started his career in high school, with an amateur camera, a couple of puppets and a YouTube account. Now, he works on short films with his classmates as he pushes towards earning a degree in cinema production. Just like Lewis, YouTube has also been growing....

Iagnemma tosses 2nd no-hitter in 2 weeks

Iagnemma tosses 2nd no-hitter in 2 weeks

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

It was business as usual for Ashley Iagnemma in the pitcher’s circle this weekend. She retired hitter after hitter in the Cincinnati Christian lineup Saturday and picked up six strikeouts along the way. Her offense supported her with six runs and she took the mound in the seventh inning with a comfortable...

Your USG election ballot at a glance

Your USG election ballot at a glance

April 4, 2017
Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase

Point Park’s United Student Government is holding elections for all of its positions this week on PointSync this week, April 3-7. In the past two editions, we profiled the candidates for USG president: Robert Bertha and Charles Murria, as well as the candidates for USG Vice President: Davion Heron and Kri...

CSI Point Park: an inside look at the crime scene lab

CSI Point Park: an inside look at the crime scene lab

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-News Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Academic Hall classrooms can normally be seen filled with living, breathing humans, but 508 Academic is the opposite. This classroom is specifically designed for students to study the deceased… or, in this case, dummies. “This allows anyone who is going into criminal justice, forensic science...

Pioneer records artist to host album release party

Pioneer records artist to host album release party

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Pioneer Records is holding its annual CD release party Tuesday, April 11 to debut Chase and The Barons’ new EP, “Propose a Toaster” and music video, “Rule the World.” This is the first event by Pioneer Records to be held at The Club in Stage AE, a venue able to hold five hundred people. Acoustic...

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