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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...

Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

After the first two-thirds of their game against Ohio Christian, the women’s soccer team faced a harsh reality: you have to play how you practice, eventually. For the past few weeks, the Pioneers were practicing, as per usual. Throughout the season, head coach Bethanie Moreschi had her team working...

Conservatory showcases contemporary choreography

Conservatory showcases contemporary choreography

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

This previous weekend, Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, the Conservatory of Performing Arts’ (COPA)  Dance Department showcased four contemporary dance choreographers in the department’s performance season theme, “Women’s Voices.”  Choreographers included Amy Hall Garner, Pearlann Porter, Yin Yue and Martha Nichols. ...

Pittsburgh adopts UN Sustainable Development Goals

Pittsburgh adopts UN Sustainable Development Goals

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-News Editor

October 16, 2019

The city of Pittsburgh and the state of Pennsylvania have unveiled a variety of new announcements related to climate action and other social causes in the last two weeks.  Mayor Bill Peduto attended the United Nations Climate Summit as a representative of the nation’s mayors and met with New York City Mayor Bill De Blasi...

Seeking Counsel on Campus: A Collaboration between The Pitt News and The Point Park Globe

Seeking Counsel on Campus: A Collaboration between The Pitt News and The Point Park Globe

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Andrew Brinker, Christian Snyder, and Carley Bonk

October 9, 2019

An exploration of the pros, cons of group therapy By Jordyn Hronec and Andrew Brinker Editor-Elect and Former Co-News Editor   Gabby Ritterson, 19, from Old Bridge, N.J., attended group therapy for two years due to ongoing experiences with mental illness.  Grace McAfee, 19, from the North Hills of Pittsburgh, attended s...

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Dominant is the best way to describe the Point Park men’s soccer team. In a hectic week that featured three matches in the span of five days, Point Park racked up three statement wins. Two of the wins were against conference opponents Midway and Asbury. Meanwhile, the first of three victories ...