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Point Closet prepares for shop’s grand opening

Point Closet prepares for shop’s grand opening

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When Point Closet held its first pop-up shop of the year last week, president Monae Findley said she wasn’t expecting many people to attend. Findley originally anticipated about 200 people, a number which was based on attendance at last year’s pop-up. According to the sign up sheet, they had double...

President Kearns given “highest form of reprimand”

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Kaylee Kearns narrowly avoided an impeachment trial at this week’s USG meeting following censures submitted by an anonymous senator. The censures - the most serious form of reprimand for a USG member - concerned a number of unreported meetings that occurr...

Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Bob Rager came to Point Park as the head coach of the men’s basketball program in 1989, but his time and legacy as a Pioneer started 19 years prior. Rager did enough during his time as a student athlete to leave a legacy on campus forever, but he was hardly done. In 1970, Rager attended Point Park ...

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing held its first event of the fall semester Thursday, “Why a Sports Sponsorship Works.” Featuring Sean Hanrahan and Chris Eames of ESPN and Arby’s Restaurant President Rob Lynch, the trio discussed what goes into setting up a sports sponsorshi...

We Didn’t Start The Fire

We Didn’t Start The Fire

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

What a stark difference a week can make. After falling 6-0 to Madonna University on Monday, Point Park notched its first victory of the season against Pikeville University on Sunday morning. One match provided a clean sheet, the first of the season, for Ashtyn Webb. The story was different against...

Shields shines at Akron meet, teams place sixth

Shields shines at Akron meet, teams place sixth

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the NCAA Division I University of Akron Tommy Evans Invitational last Saturday. Senior Anna Shields highlighted the women’s race, and both sides finished sixth as teams. On the women’s side, Point Park ranked No. 17 in the National Associat...

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Alongside the first year of a Downtown Pittsburgh Playhouse comes changes for more than just Conservatory of Performing Arts students. Student shuttles from campus to Oakland have been pulled back from 15-minute-loops to pickups every half-hour. “The university, through the president, made the decision t...

University announces new Director of Athletics

University announces new Director of Athletics

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Point Park University announced John Ashaolu was hired as the new Director of Athletics last Thursday. Ashaolu began as a college athlete, became a coach and now holds 14 years of experience in athletics under his belt, including the last seven as an athletic director. “I think I can identify wi...

Biden shows for Pittsburgh parade

Biden shows for Pittsburgh parade

Written By Jared Murphy, For The Globe

September 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Playhouse opens doors

Playhouse opens doors

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

As the long-awaited Pittsburgh Playhouse reaches its developmental twilight, faculty and students are already settling into the space. The Playhouse, which remained a hard hat site until the end of the summer, has been a dream-in-development for years. Now, it is becoming a reality. “This is a...