Point Park Globe

Therapy dogs benefit stressed out students

Therapy dogs benefit stressed out students

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

For dog handlers and owners like Katie Rodella and Marsha Robbins, volunteering with Hug-a-Hound is serviceable for students. The two of them remember what it was like to be a college student, and they truly believe it is beneficial for the dogs and those attending. “Students get to meet dogs while...

Men wear heels in Bloomfield to raise awareness of sexual violence

Men wear heels in Bloomfield to raise awareness of sexual violence

Written By Iain Oldman, Co-News Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Morning rain didn’t deter activists from marching in Pittsburgh’s second annual city-wide Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Saturday, Oct. 9 in Bloomfield. Men wearing high heels and women’s flats were joined by about 20 others in their walk down Liberty Avenue, carrying signs and chanting slogans...

Family weekend takes parents to Pittsburgh attractions, exhibits

Family weekend takes parents to Pittsburgh attractions, exhibits

Written By Robert Berger

October 11, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

This past weekend, Point Park welcomed families for the annual family weekend, featuring a variety of events including a trip to the Pittsburgh Zoo, a performance by members of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA), a trip to Phipps Conservatory and more. Events kicked off Friday night as fami...

USG members make international news

USG members make international news

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Three student government executive board members made headline news around the world following Sunday night’s presidential debate. The New York Post, VTM Nieuws (a Belgian outlet) and local WTAE-TV featured United Student Government (USG) President Blaine King, Vice President Bobby Bertha and Treasurer...

Faculty union don stickers in protest

Faculty union don stickers in protest

Written By Iain Oldman, Co-News Editor

September 13, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Reacting to a summer of stalled negotiations with Point Park University’s administration, full-time faculty members wore stickers Monday in an organized effort to move the collective bargaining process forward for their first union contract. Full-time faculty members wore one of two separate stickers...

Pioneers volleyball senior ‘lights up entire team’

Pioneers volleyball senior ‘lights up entire team’

Written By Nikole Kost

September 13, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

A mother always knows her child. Nikki Inquartano, a senior middle hitter for Point Park’s woman’s volleyball team, credits her mother to her volleyball success. “I did all kinds of sports growing up,” Inquartano said. Inquartano tried different things, but decided to be the first in her...