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Freshman filmmakers pop into national film festival

Freshman filmmakers pop into national film festival

Written By Matt Petras, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When Daniel Kelly described how he did independent video advertisements for various clients, he was wearing a t-shirt he got from one of those clients – “Calypso.” Leo Pfeifer could look back all the way to 8th grade when remembering film festivals he had entrees in. The freshmen’s short...

The lost tale of Point Park’s Switzerland campus

The lost tale of Point Park’s Switzerland campus

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Darlene Natale was only a freshman at Point Park in 1973 when she went on the learning adventure of a lifetime. She took a chance at a new program at the college that moved her to Switzerland for the semester for the same cost to study in Pittsburgh. She even met her future husband on the satellite...

Title IX to hold annual sexual violence awareness concert

Title IX to hold annual sexual violence  awareness concert

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Pioneer Records will be holding its second annual Break the Silence concert Friday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Playhouse featuring Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties and Drop the Act.  The event is in collaboration with Point Park’s Title IX office to raise awareness for sexual violence. Samantha...

Track qualifies 4 for nationals in season-opener

Track qualifies 4 for nationals in season-opener

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

In the first event of the 2017 outdoor track and field season, junior distance runner Katie Guarnaccia earned a spot at the outdoor track and field national championship meet in the 10,000 meter on a frigid Saturday afternoon. “With us being a third-year program, having this many qualifiers early...

Rep. Doyle blasts Obamacare repeal at Oakland town hall

Rep. Doyle blasts Obamacare repeal at Oakland town hall

Written By Iain Oldman, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle adhered to his opposition to Congressional Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at a town hall event Saturday, saying the plan will limit Pennsylvania’s ability to provide sufficient health care to the children, elderly and disabled. Doyle...

ABC producer shares his story with students

ABC producer shares his story with students

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The Center for Media Innovation (CMI) hosted 1988 alumnus David Perozzi last Wednesday afternoon for an open discussion about his career as a producer for shows including ABC News, Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time, Scam of the Century: Bernie Madoff’s Crime & Punishment and more. Andrew...

Pittsburgh Playhouse to host nationally touring band

Pittsburgh Playhouse to host nationally touring band

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

On March 31, the Pittsburgh Playhouse will host its first rock concert with an artist outside of Point Park, featuring Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties and Drop the Act. Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties is the solo project of Dan “Soupy” Campbell, lead singer of Philadelphia pop punk band,...

Cold doesn’t stop parade goers

Cold doesn’t stop parade goers

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Irish or not, thousands of Pittsburghers braved the cold Saturday dressed in green as part of the 61st annual St. Patrick’s day parade. “There were a lot more people last year for sure, but for the weather it was still a decent turnout I think,” sports, arts and entertainment management sophomore...

‘Pioneer Star’ band gains traction in music scene

‘Pioneer Star’ band gains traction in music scene

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Jake Stretch’s mother made him introduce himself to Chase Barron at orientation. Neither of them could have guessed that they would form a band that would sign with a record label, release an EP and host a music festival within two years. “I gave him a CD I had made in high school and he was into...

Conservatory dance and theatre join forces

Conservatory dance and theatre join forces

Written By Victoria Lemon, Playhouse Beat Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The Conservatory Theatre Company is bringing Fosse-style choreography and the aura of the 60s to the Rockwell stage in “Sweet Charity,” directed by Tony-Award winner Michael Rupert. “Sweet Charity” is about a hopelessly romantic dancer from New York City named Charity Hope Valentine. She works...

Baseball alumnus continues career in pursuit of majors

Baseball alumnus continues career in pursuit of majors

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

As a kid, Demetrius Moorer dreamed of playing professional baseball for the Miami Marlins. Despite playing hard and working even harder to make his dreams come true, Moorer was never drafted by a Major League team. He’s not throwing in the towel just yet, as he’s working his way up the ladder to...

As American as apple pie

As American as apple pie

Written By Nicole Pampena

March 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, OPINIONS