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Diverse student interests encourage new clubs

Diverse student interests encourage new clubs

Written By Sara Flanders, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Whether students are into playing Uno and frisbee, dancing to K-Pop or performing in stand-up and sketch comedy- there’s a club for that. Four new clubs were recognized by The United Student Government (USG) this past week, adding to the university’s other 50 student-run clubs.  Rachel Phillips, Assistant Coordinator of Student...

Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Having only one match last week couldn’t come at a better time for the Point Park women’s soccer team. One match meant having more practice time. The Pioneers used the opportunity to their advantage, with head coach Maggie Kuhn implementing a new midfield formation. Junior captain Gabby Widman c...

We Didn’t Start The Fire

We Didn’t Start The Fire

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

What a stark difference a week can make. After falling 6-0 to Madonna University on Monday, Point Park notched its first victory of the season against Pikeville University on Sunday morning. One match provided a clean sheet, the first of the season, for Ashtyn Webb. The story was different against...

Shields shines at Akron meet, teams place sixth

Shields shines at Akron meet, teams place sixth

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the NCAA Division I University of Akron Tommy Evans Invitational last Saturday. Senior Anna Shields highlighted the women’s race, and both sides finished sixth as teams. On the women’s side, Point Park ranked No. 17 in the National Associat...

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Alongside the first year of a Downtown Pittsburgh Playhouse comes changes for more than just Conservatory of Performing Arts students. Student shuttles from campus to Oakland have been pulled back from 15-minute-loops to pickups every half-hour. “The university, through the president, made the decision t...

University announces new Director of Athletics

University announces new Director of Athletics

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Point Park University announced John Ashaolu was hired as the new Director of Athletics last Thursday. Ashaolu began as a college athlete, became a coach and now holds 14 years of experience in athletics under his belt, including the last seven as an athletic director. “I think I can identify wi...

Biden shows for Pittsburgh parade

Biden shows for Pittsburgh parade

Written By Jared Murphy, For The Globe

September 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Playhouse opens doors

Playhouse opens doors

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

As the long-awaited Pittsburgh Playhouse reaches its developmental twilight, faculty and students are already settling into the space. The Playhouse, which remained a hard hat site until the end of the summer, has been a dream-in-development for years. Now, it is becoming a reality. “This is a...

Kearns administration swears in as USG holds final meeting

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

The final United Student Government (USG) meeting of the semester had several new members sworn in for the upcoming term, including Kaylee Kearns as USG president, followed by Kearns swearing in Vice President Brittany Arp. Kearns was sworn in by former President Robert Bertha, who passed the torch...

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Pioneer Records artist and senior musical theatre major Gabe Reed performed at Stage AE last Thursday to celebrate the release of his debut EP and music video. The four-song EP titled “Chasing Grey” was released as part of the annual Pioneer Star contest held by Pioneer Records. Each fall, the ...

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Written By Robert Berger

April 10, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Before the senior class sports their caps and gowns when walking down the aisle for commencement ceremonies, Point Park will honor the class of 2018 one last time through annual senior week events. “Point Park was my first choice, and the cinema program was really appealing to me,” senior cinema prod...