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Nationally recognized drag queen visits campus

Nationally recognized drag queen visits campus

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

From meeting Liza Minnelli to receiving a letter from the Vatican, Miss Coco Peru has led a life that others can only dream of. Students gathered in the GRW Theater last Thursday night to listen to Miss Coco Peru in her series “A Conversation with Miss Coco Peru” hosted by Bambi, a local drag...

‘Chopped’ raises awareness for Pioneer Pantry

‘Chopped’ raises awareness for Pioneer Pantry

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

A microwave, a toaster oven and a blender were the only tools given to the contestants of Pioneer Pantry’s ‘Chopped’ competition. Each four member team was provided with ingredients that could be found in any food pantry, and had 20 minutes to create a dish that would impress the panel of judges. ...

Men’s basketball starts season with winning record

Men’s basketball starts season with winning record

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team tallied their first win of the season on Tuesday night with an 87-55 win over PSU-Shenango at their home court of CCAC-Allegheny. “It was awesome for me and the guys to celebrate in the locker room after a win like that,” head coach Joe Lewandowski said. “We underst...

Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Pioneer Records announces two new Pioneer Stars

Pioneer Records announces two new Pioneer Stars

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-features Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Pioneer Records has announced its fifth Pioneer Star, but this year, there is an addition to the process. Allissa Logsdon, senior sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) major, has been chosen as the Pioneer Star for the 2018-19 season. This year, Pioneer Records has added a spin on their...

City mourns, remembers mass shooting victims

City mourns, remembers mass shooting victims

Written By Carley Bonk and Mick Stinelli, Editor Elect / Co-News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

An attack which killed 11 people in a synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood has left many in Pittsburgh and across the nation in a state of mourning. The tragedy set off a wave of tributes around the world, and raised new questions about the presence of anti-Semitism in the United States. Grace Tyler...

Students working to form campus a cappella club

Students working to form campus a cappella club

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When freshman acting major Emily Harnett transferred from Emerson College to Point Park, she realized there were no a cappella groups to join. Although Point Park has had a cappella clubs in the past, none were currently active this year. Harnett, who had been involved with a cappella for over four ...

Nerves high for women’s soccer ahead of playoffs

Nerves high for women’s soccer ahead of playoffs

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s soccer team at Point Park clinched a spot in the playoffs last week. Now, the Pioneers have to play the waiting game to find out where they will begin tournament play. Point Park sat in the third seed heading into Thursday’s match against Indiana University East. Abby Magilocca and G...

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After having a weekend off, the cross country team competed in Grand Rapids Michigan last weekend where senior Anna Shields won her fourth race of the season, helping her team to a sixth place finish. Competing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Great Lakes Challenge, S...

First Amendment conference held at Duquesne

First Amendment conference held at Duquesne

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

October 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Nationally-recognized and local media figures gathered on Duquesne University’s campus this Sunday and Monday to discuss the importance of the First Amendment. “The National Conference on the First Amendment: Bedrock of American Freedoms” offered attendees the opportunity to learn about issues revo...

‘Courageous Conversations’ covers domestic violence

‘Courageous  Conversations’ covers domestic violence

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

In the nearly full JVH auditorium, Ani Johnston, an outreach advocate for the Women’s Center and Shelter, asked everyone who had a birthday from April to August to stand up.  With nearly half the room standing, Johnston stated that number was comparable to how many college women experience abusi...

Playhouse hosts gala with performances, cocktails and alumni

Playhouse hosts gala with performances, cocktails and alumni

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Donors dressed in black tie and formal attire funneled into the new Pittsburgh Playhouse on Thursday to attend a gala held in honor of the opening. The gala was held for those who donated money towards the efforts to build the Playhouse. A cocktail bar was offered during the beginning of the night al...