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One year later, still marching on

One year later, still marching on

January 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, PHOTOS

An estimated thousands of people marched through the streets of Pittsburgh Sunday to take a stand for women’s rights. The march marked the first anniversary of the inauguration of President Donald Trump and celebrated the second anniversary of the Pittsburgh Women’s March.

On-campus “We Proudly Brew” delayed to October

On-campus “We Proudly Brew” delayed to October

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Construction of the “We Proudly Brew” Starbucks, meant to replace the on-campus Starbucks location that was closed down last May, has been set back by over a year. In an article on the project published in The Globe on Sept. 5, it was projected that the new location would open within the academic...

Tuition for 2018-2019 school year to increase 3.9 percent

Tuition for 2018-2019 school year to increase 3.9 percent

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor Emeritus

January 9, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Students will have to pay more to attend classes next year as tuition is on the rise again. Point Park’s Board of Trustees approved a 3.9-percent tuition increase to all full time students, meaning students in the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) will pay $1,440 per year more than the 2017-20...

Student government finishes semester with executive cabinet changes

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

United Student Government (USG) Press Secretary Sabrina Bodon stepped down from her position and Recording Secretary Shaniece Lawrence concluded her term as she prepares to graduate at the end of this semester. Former Treasurer Josh Croup will now serve USG as its press secretary, Senator Justin Stocklas...

Public Safety to implement updated security technology for fall of 2018

Public Safety to implement updated security technology for fall of 2018

Written By Nikole Kost, Photo Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

As Angela Altieri waited in Lawrence Hall for her parents to pick her up, she said a man later identified as Dalbert Banks approached her and asked if she was a dance major. After Altieri said no, Banks brushed her off and continued to prowl outside of the dance studio until the registered sex offender w...

Students jam to tunes through varied methods

Students jam to tunes through varied methods

Written By Chloe Jakiela, Staff Photographer

November 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Alec Ebeling, junior creative writing major, sifted through their record collection and revealed a few favorite vinyls along with an album by their father’s old band “The Spy-Fi Sounds of The Omega Men.” “I like vinyl because it appeals to me as a collector of things, getting that physical album a...

Pompeani father-daughter duo returns to alma mater for talk on TV industry

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Students and faculty filled the Lawrence Hall Ballroom last Tuesday to hear Bob and Celina Pompeani share advice on broadcasting and the current state of the industry. “I always look forward to coming back,” Pompeani said afterward. “I think one of the best things this university does is bring...

Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Christopher Ruddy, founder and CEO of Newsmax Media Inc., discussed his career in the media and friendship with President Donald Trump during his appearance that was met with a silent protest at the Pittsburgh Playhouse last Wednesday. The second installment of the Center for Media Innovation’s (CMI) TalkBack...

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Mike Bruno was fired Friday as the head volleyball coach, the Athletic Department announced. Officials declined to comment on specifics of the decision and players approached by the Globe declined to comment on the details of what led up to the firing. Bruno has coached at Point Park since 2005 and is the all-tim...

Volleyball Coach Fired

Volleyball Coach Fired

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


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Mike Bruno was fired as the head volleyball coach, the athletic department announced Friday.  Assistant coach Bridget Bielich is the acting head coach. The volleyball team will play at Indiana University of Pennsylvania tomorrow evening in the last regular season game of the year. The Pioneers...

“It was a graveyard smash”

“It was a graveyard smash”

Written By Allison Hritz

October 31, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

CAB hosted the “Hocus Pocus Halloween Dance” last Wednesday at Spirit in Lawrenceville.

Phi Beta Lambda collecting caps for local child patients

Phi Beta Lambda collecting caps for local child patients

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) found a new way for students to make a difference and it’s as easy as saving a bottle cap. PBL, Point Park’s business fraternity, started collecting bottle caps around campus. Each plastic bottle cap that is collected will provide one minute of dialysis for a local child ...