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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...

Kearns administration swears in as USG holds final meeting

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

The final United Student Government (USG) meeting of the semester had several new members sworn in for the upcoming term, including Kaylee Kearns as USG president, followed by Kearns swearing in Vice President Brittany Arp. Kearns was sworn in by former President Robert Bertha, who passed the torch...

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Pioneer Records artist and senior musical theatre major Gabe Reed performed at Stage AE last Thursday to celebrate the release of his debut EP and music video. The four-song EP titled “Chasing Grey” was released as part of the annual Pioneer Star contest held by Pioneer Records. Each fall, the ...

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Written By Robert Berger

April 10, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Before the senior class sports their caps and gowns when walking down the aisle for commencement ceremonies, Point Park will honor the class of 2018 one last time through annual senior week events. “Point Park was my first choice, and the cinema program was really appealing to me,” senior cinema prod...

Bats explode for 40 runs in 3-game series sweep to improve 15-0 RSC

Bats explode for 40 runs in 3-game series sweep to improve 15-0 RSC

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After 25 innings of baseball last weekend, the Pioneers posted 40 runs on the board to  Ohio Christian University’s (OCU) nine to continue their perfect record in conference play.  “I felt like finally our offense produced to its capabilities this weekend,” head coach Loren Torres said. ...

Future generations march for their future

Future generations march for their future

Written By Chloe Jakiela and Jared Murphy

March 27, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

High school students lead rally of approx. 30,000 people at March for Our Lives on Saturday, marching from the Pittsburgh City-County Building to Market Square, protesting gun violence in solidarity with the national movement.

University unveils restored facades as construction nears completion

University unveils restored facades as construction nears completion

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor Emeritus

March 20, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

When Elmer Burger, university architect and planner, describes the open plaza on the Forbes Avenue side of the new Pittsburgh Playhouse, the imagery turns to an Italian town square. The centerpieces of the outdoor terrace at the new Playhouse are three historic facades, unveiled Monday, that adorn th...