Point Park Globe

Sister March draws 25,000 demonstrators to downtown

Sister March draws 25,000 demonstrators to downtown

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Point Park students and faculty joined a group of 25,000 protestors in the Sister March for Pittsburgh, a larger-than-expected demonstration against the inauguration of Donald Trump. This march was yet another in a series of Women’s Marches across the country. Demonstrators with signs filled the...

Actress, writer tells life story with new one-woman show

Actress, writer tells life story with new one-woman show

Written By Victoria Lemon

January 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The Pittsburgh Playhouse REP Professional Company is starting 2017 off strong with a unique performance of a one-woman show about the struggles an all-American family faces when dealing with special needs. “Woody’s Order!” is a biographical play written and performed by Ann Talman and directed...

Track and field has strong start at YSU Invite

Track and field has strong start at YSU Invite

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Anna Shields of the Pioneer track and field team left Youngstown Ohio number one in the in the National Association of Intercollegiate (NAIA) in two different events. “This feels great,” Shields said. “I’m so happy to be here doing what I love. I started off a little too strong, but my finish...

Students, staff members mark MLK day with events

Students, staff members mark MLK day with events

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

While classes were cancelled for the Martin Luther King holiday Jan. 16, students and faculty honored the civil rights leader through a day’s worth of events. On-campus events began with a walking vigil and brunch for campus leaders and staff members. Assistant Coordinator of Student Involvement...

Photography students featured in pop-up exhibit

Photography students featured in pop-up exhibit

Written By Gary Lenigan

January 17, 2017


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The work of Point Park University artists covered the walls of a home in Oakland last Saturday during a pop-up show appropriately titled “Fabric of Portraiture.” The exhibition displayed the interdisciplinary work of six photographers in the Point Park community. Among those featured in the show...

Cheer and dance to make history

Cheer and dance to make history

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

This weekend, the Pioneer Cheer and Dance Teams will compete in their first competitions in school history. “It’s exciting now that we’re competing,” dance team captain Amber Mole said. “It’s great to see the organization grow and also be part of it, especially now that it’s officially...

Croup’s Corner – Adapting without a Forse

Croup’s Corner – Adapting without a Forse

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

January 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The story of the Point Park women’s basketball team in recent years has been its ability to overcome injuries. Each of the past three seasons, the Pioneers have had a star player or two suffer season-ending injuries. They can never catch a break, but they always seem to at least battle through the...

CAB holds skating event at PPG Ice Rink, despite rain

CAB holds skating event at PPG Ice Rink, despite rain

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Students hit the ice Wednesday evening at the PPG Place seasonal outdoor rink for a free event hosted by the Campus Activity Board (CAB). Because of inclement weather, the event was rescheduled to one week later, to be held  Wednesday, Jan. 18. Junior sports, arts and entertainment management...

Three-game losing streak snapped with overtime win

Three-game losing streak snapped with overtime win

Written By Derek Malush

January 10, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

While most of us were celebrating with family and friends this holiday break, the Point Park men’s basketball team was taking care of its tenacious workload. Point Park dropped its final contest of 2016 at No. 25 Northwestern Ohio, 111-94, and took a short break to prepare for 2017. As the fall...

University Instagram account wins national award

University Instagram account wins national award

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor

January 10, 2017


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Felicia McKinney spends a lot of time using social media. Although it is often thought of as a leisure activity, McKinney’s use of Point Park’s Instagram account has won a gold award from the 2016 Education Digital Marketing (EDM) Awards. “It’s very exciting to know that what we’re doing...

USG rolls out stricter funding policy, swears in new senators

USG rolls out stricter funding policy, swears in new senators

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer

January 10, 2017


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United Student Government (USG) swore in two new senators as the student government rolled out stricter funding period windows for clubs and organizations. Senior sports, arts and entertainment management major Priscilla Nevarez and sophomore broadcasting major Samiar Nefzi join USG as it cracks down...

WPPJ notches four national radio awards

WPPJ notches four national radio awards

Written By Michael Richter, Co-News Editor

January 10, 2017


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WPPJ, Point Park’s student-operated radio station, was nominated for four 2017 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) awards, marking its seventh-consecutive year in which it has earned nominations. “It’s an honor,” WPPJ member Brandon Cross said regarding the radio station’s nominations....