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Point Blank Live Again! streams live on campus

Point Blank Live Again! streams live on campus

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 2, 2019

Last year, “Point Blank Live!” captivated the student body with its original comedy and Saturday Night Live-esque sketches. In fact, the event was voted “2018’s Point Park Event of the Year.” But since then, the Point Blank Comedy Collective was officially established, and they retu...

Softball sweeps weekend

Softball sweeps weekend

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

The softball team was victorious in two conference series this past weekend at home, sweeping both Ohio Christian University and Cincinnati University in a pair of two game series. Thursday afternoon, Point Park got the win in game one with a 9-8 final score. Senior pitcher Ashley Iagnemma was on the mo...

Baseball team takes 2 of 3 games against first place IU Kokomo

Baseball team takes 2 of 3 games against first place IU Kokomo

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

While continuing conference play at home this weekend, the baseball team took two games out of three while facing the first place Indiana University (IU) of Kokomo. While playing a doubleheader Thursday afternoon, Point Park picked up both wins, claiming a 3-2 victory in game one and a 12-0 win i...

Elections for USG run Thursday, Friday

Elections for USG run Thursday, Friday

March 26, 2019

Brittany Arp - President By Andrew Brinker Brittany Arp is running for USG president to finish what she started. As current vice president, Arp has worked closely with President Kaylee Kearns and the executive cabinet to lay strong groundwork for USG that she hopes will last for years. “I thought that I could really t...

Turning hatred to passion, Stephens finds his calling

Turning hatred to passion, Stephens finds his calling

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 26, 2019

In the winter of 2014 during what was his sophomore year, Xavier Stephens was cut from the Albert Gallatin High School basketball team. Since then, Stephens hit the ground running and hasn’t looked back. “I’ve always loved basketball because it’s different than any other sport,” Stephens said. “...

Urbex attracts photographers to document past

Urbex attracts photographers to document past

Written By Nicole Pampena, Online Editor

March 26, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...