Point Park Globe

Urbex attracts photographers to document past

Urbex attracts photographers to document past

Written By Nicole Pampena, Online Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

Rule No. 1 of urban exploration: leave nothing but footprints. Do no damage, move no object and vandalize no surface. Rule No. 2: Never share the location of your abandoned site visits. Sharing with other well-intentioned urban explorers is generally okay. Film your entry point to prove there was no...

Suspicious man outside GRW

Suspicious man outside GRW

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

On Monday, March 18, Chief Besong sent two emails to the student body. In the emails, Besong described a suspicious person that had been spotted outside of the George Rowland White (GRW) 2 dance studio. It was also reported that the man had been looking through the windows of the studio. Accordi...

Baseball claims two RSC wins

Baseball claims two RSC wins

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

This past weekend, the baseball team took 2 of 3 games while facing Midway University on the road, improving their conference record to 6-3 on the year. Point Park kicked off the series with a 9-6 victory over the Eagles in a nine inning contest. Junior Tyler Dobie came through with a pinch-hit th...

SAEM Club puts on multi-talented concert

SAEM Club puts on multi-talented concert

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

The Sports Arts and Entertainment Management (SAEM) Club hosted a tiered concert in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom on March 14 featuring Pioneer Records star Allissa Logsdon, two-thirds of local group The Brighton Boys and former “The Voice” contestant Chris Jamison. The concert is a continuing part of the club’s sp...

USG executive cabinet under scrutiny

USG executive cabinet under scrutiny

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) Rules Committee approved a resolution in concern that executive cabinet meetings were being closed more often than not, and minutes from the meetings were unnecessarily redacted and incomplete. Resolution 03182019 and Resolution 03182019.1 were drafted primarily by Senator Mat...

Baseball team goes 2-1 against Rio Grande

Baseball team goes 2-1 against Rio Grande

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Pioneer baseball team took two of three games this past weekend in the second conference series of the year facing off in Ohio against Rio Grande University. Coming off their spring trip to Florida and a series win against West Virginia Tech University last week, Point Park entered the three-game set Sa...

Pittsburgh tattoo expo returns for third year

Pittsburgh tattoo expo returns for third year

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

March 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

Walking down an aisle of booths with tattoo artists from Pennsylvania to California, a woman laying on a table caught the attention of passers-by with her extended leg covered in bright blue ink from the top of her foot to her hip. In another aisle, an artist sat two inches from a man’s chest while tattooing a ...

Shots fired on Liberty

Shots fired on Liberty

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

One person was shot on Monday night in front of the Subway restaurant located on the corner of Liberty Avenue and 7th Avenue in Downtown, officials say. Police responded to reports of shots fired at approximately nine in the evening. Parts of Liberty Avenue in front of the scene were closed off in both directions following the re...

Baseball, softball begin seasons in Florida games

Baseball, softball begin seasons in Florida games

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After spending spring break in Florida, the baseball team opened conference play taking 2-3 games to West Virginia Tech University (WVU) last Friday and Saturday. Point Park opened the series with a 9-3 win. Staring on the mound was senior Felix Castillo who lasted 6.2 innings only giving up four hits a...

Alumni wedding at Carnegie Museum

Alumni wedding at Carnegie Museum

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

At the Carnegie Museum of Art on Feb. 21, former Point Park students Colten Gill, 24, and Louis Spanos, 23, said their vows in front of family, friends and paying strangers.  The ceremony was held as part of the museum’s Third Thursday events and was centered around a contest that required local couples to submit their ...

Track and field head coach terminated last Friday

Track and field head coach terminated last Friday

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Kelly Parsley, head coach of the track and field teams for the past five years and head coach of the cross country team for the past four, was relieved of his position at the university on Friday morning. The termination came after Parsley received his ninth and tenth recognitions as River States Confer...

Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team is headed into River States Conference (RSC) playoffs after splitting their last two regular season games. Their first game of the week was their concluding game on their home turf, hosting the second-place Indiana University (IU) East on Tuesday night. Going into the game, Po...