Point Park Globe

“That’s an image that will always be in my head”

“That’s an image that will always be in my head”

Written By Nikole Kost, Online Photo Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

As he walked up the stairs with Alina Sheykhet’s parents to see why she wasn’t answering her phone, Zach Brandner thought his roommate left without telling anyone. After Sheykhet’s father knocked down the locked door, all it took was a quick glance of his roommate’s body lying on the floor t...

Seventh floor caught in hot water after pipe joint burst

Seventh floor caught in hot water after pipe joint burst

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Vanessa Vivas and Mya Burns were working on homework on the seventh floor of Lawrence Hall Thursday night when Burns heard a loud noise followed by a rushing sound. “There was a really loud noise that sounded like an air conditioner,” Burns said Thursday. “Sometimes the air conditioning is really loud in...

Students set sail for internships

Students set sail for internships

Written By Sarah Gibson

October 3, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Over 100 different companies and workplace representatives attended Point Park’s Internship and Job Fair on Sept. 28 which offered students the chance to meet with prospective employers and network with others in similar fields. Angela Scaramucci, director of the Career Development Center, said the event is...

State budget cuts could affect Port Authority transit commuters

State budget cuts could affect Port Authority transit commuters

Written By Derek Malush

September 26, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories

According to the Port Authority Transit (PAT) officials of Allegheny, half of the bus routes in the Pittsburgh region could be eliminated if cuts are made from the city’s transit budget to cure a statewide budget shortfall. The state of Pennsylvania is currently in need of $357 million to aid state ...

Golf season in full swing

Golf season in full swing

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The Point Park golf team tees off on a hole during at the Carnegie Fall Shootout at The Links at Spring Church on Sept. 16.

Sex offender arrested on campus

Sex offender arrested on campus

Written By Nikole Kost, Photo Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

A registered sex offender lurking outside of a dance class in Lawrence Hall led to charges of aggravated assault with campus and city authorities on Sept. 7, according to Point Park’s crime report. Tyler Kerbel, a sophomore dance major, recalled one of his friends telling a story about suspect Dalbert...

On-campus housing not guaranteed to late applicants

On-campus housing not guaranteed to late applicants

Written By Victoria Bails

September 5, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Some students will be starting off this term on the waiting list for housing after applying for housing after the due date. “I am filled to capacity, and we do not guarantee housing after July 15,” Assistant Dean of Student Life Janet Evans said. Evans still has about six people on the waiting...

No-confidence vote passed against university president

No-confidence vote passed against university president

Written By Josh Croup, Editor Emeritus

August 29, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

A new re-count from last week’s vote of no-confidence for university President Paul Hennigan revealed greater support for the motion than originally believed. Early results of a no-confidence vote from Faculty Assembly members said the vote passed with 53 percent in favor of issuing the vote, 44 ...

Faculty Assembly passes no confidence vote for university president

Written By Josh Croup, Editor Emeritus

August 24, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

The Point Park Faculty Assembly passed a vote of no confidence Wednesday for university President Paul Hennigan, multiple sources confirmed to the Globe. One faculty member, who requested anonymity, told the Globe the vote narrowly passed in an executive session of the Faculty Assembly. Faculty...

Globe extends condolences on the death of Tyler Carter

Globe extends condolences on the death of Tyler Carter

May 25, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, OPINIONS

The following is a statement from Alexander Popichak, editor-in-chief on behalf of the Globe: On behalf of the Point Park Globe, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and classmates of Tyler Carter. Tyler, a rising sophomore history major, died in a drowning accident...

Tanzilli assumes role as dean of Rowland School of Business

Tanzilli assumes role as dean of Rowland School of Business

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-chief

April 18, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Point Park’s School of Business now has a name and a Dean. Point Park President Paul Hennigan announced Tuesday morning the university is naming its school of business after the school’s largest benefactors George and Kathleen White. In addition to naming the school, former school of business...

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Four years ago when he arrived at Point Park, Blaine King stumbled across a recruiting table for the school’s student government and decided to sign up. That not only catapulted him into the fast world of school politics, including serving two years as the United Student Government (USG) president,...