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USG shuts down proposed conservative club

USG shuts down proposed conservative club

Written By Sarah Gibson, USG Beat Writer

November 13, 2019

Senator Jade Steele was censured during Monday’s United Student Government (USG) meeting. Senator Steele was tried for two possible censures because she allegedly violated two different By-Laws of USG, being By-Laws 104.34 and 104.36 in the United Student Government Code of Ethics. Senator Steele’s ...

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The original playwright, William Shakespeare, composed “Much Ado About Nothing” in the 1600s. In 1996, Steven Wilson, director and alumni of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) adapted the show to the time of World War II, 1944 specifically, from Italy’s perspective.  “Shakespeare ...

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Point Park volleyball played big games last weekend celebrating the team’s four seniors as well as claiming the River States Conference (RSC) East division title. Clinching the division title, a feat the Pioneers haven’t achieved since 2016, means that Point Park will host the conference champio...

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Another regular season has come and gone for the Point Park men’s soccer team. Now, after finishing the season with a 15-3 record, the team awaits their playoff fate. With three matches in the span of six days, the Pioneers suffered one loss, but rebounded with two victories at home. Point Park began the...

CAB’s annual Halloween Dance changes venue

CAB’s annual Halloween Dance changes venue

Written By Hayley Keys, Co-News Editor

November 6, 2019

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) held its annual Halloween Dance this past weekend. Unlike past years, the dance was held in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom rather than an independent venue. The dance was originally going to be held in the Flashlight Factory on the North Side with tickets on sale for $5. It was announced t...

President Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh draws protesters

President Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh draws protesters

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-News Editor

October 30, 2019

If you were walking in the downtown area last Wednesday, you may have noticed something was a little off, especially once you hit the Cultural District. The entirety of the block surrounding the David Lawrence Convention Center was sectioned off by multiple police cars from three different ends. Pr...

Men snap win streak, look ahead to last games

Men snap win streak, look ahead to last games

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Records are made to be broken, but winning streaks don’t last forever. For the Point Park men’s soccer team, their 13-match winning streak ended on Thursday on the road. Taking on nationally-ranked WVU Tech, the Pioneers kept a tight match, but injuries and even a two-goal game from Geert Bijl cou...

Conservatory of Performing Arts presents ‘Good Grief’

Conservatory of Performing Arts presents ‘Good Grief’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

The lights dim, a hush falls over the audience, the show is about to begin. The main character, Nkechi, also known as N, is featured on stage. There are markings on the floor that indicate something spiritual and magical is about to happen. She is soon joined by five deities. The deities have deco...

Broadcast legend Doc Emrick visits JVH auditorium

Broadcast legend Doc Emrick visits JVH auditorium

Written By Noah Bieniek, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

It was a long ride for Mike “Doc” Emrick in becoming one of hockey’s most prolific voices in the broadcast booth. On Wednesday Oct.16, the Pittsburgh Penguins were playing the Colorado Avalanche in the Wednesday Night Hockey Game of the Week and Doc was calling the game. So, on the Tuesday...

Education students spend 8 weeks student teaching abroad

Education students spend 8 weeks student teaching abroad

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

Seniors Emily Palma and Aislin Shannon have spent the last eight weeks exploring castles, seaside cliff trails and small villages. However, the main attraction for the two education majors was the students at Greystones Community National School in Greystones, Ireland, where they completed the first...