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Women’s basketball bounces back from tough home loss

Women’s basketball bounces back from tough home loss

Written By Mike Turk

January 10, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Pioneers women’s basketball team dropped its first conference game of the year last Friday night, but bounced back 17 hours later in the River States Conference (RSC) Game of the Week to improve its conference record to 5-1. The Midway University Eagles, a team that finished 0-31 last season,...

New online program for logging work study hours ‘Kronos’ causes tech issues for some students

New online program for logging work study hours ‘Kronos’ causes tech issues for some students

Written By Nicole Pampena, Copy Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

After acquiring a program called Kronos to log work study hours in replacement of timesheets, some students have experienced issues throughout the semester regarding the new system’s efficiency. Most commonly, work study students have struggled logging into the system despite entering the correct...

IRS form shows administration saw raises amidst freezes in full-time faculty pay

IRS form shows administration saw raises amidst freezes in full-time faculty pay

Written By Iain Oldman, Co-News Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Despite longtime salary freezes to faculty members, Point Park’s president and top administrators have received consistent raises to their base compensation pay, other means of compensation and nontaxable benefits for at least three straight years. Top in salary is Point Park President Paul Hennigan,...

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, musicians’ union reach terms new bargaining agreement

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, musicians’ union reach terms new bargaining agreement

Written By Robert Berger, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

After 55 days of picketing, free concerts and negotiations, business as usual has returned as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) musicians and management have come to terms in a new collective bargaining agreement, putting an end to the seven week strike. On Nov. 18, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,...

Easy fix exists for issues with broken elevators

Easy fix exists for issues with broken elevators

Written By Hannah Walden

December 6, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Despite frequent malfunctions, Point Park’s elevators – whether they are in Lawrence Hall, Conestoga Hall or West Penn – usually require quick fixes and maintenance repairs, according to the university. Most of the time the elevators require low-level maintenance, and depending on how fast a...

Second-half surge for men’s basketball leads to victory

Second-half surge for men’s basketball leads to victory

Written By Derek Malush

December 6, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

It was all about fighting fate this weekend as the Pioneers men’s basketball team surged in the second half of their respective weekend games. In Friday’s River States Conference (RSC) victory over Rio Grande (Oh.), the Pioneers trailed by just two points at the half as the team was led by junior...

Protest runs from Oakland to South Side

Protest runs from Oakland to South Side

Written By Carley Bonk, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

More than 1,500 people gathered Nov. 16 at the Cathedral of Learning in Oakland to march to Pittsburgh’s South Side in a demonstration of support to communities that they felt have been marginalized since Donald Trump’s election. Demonstrators came together in solidarity to support those who have...

Gallery: Weekend in Washington D.C.

Gallery: Weekend in Washington D.C.

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Campus Activities Board helps students go shopping

Campus Activities Board helps students go shopping

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The weeks leading up to the holidays are also the final few weeks of the fall semester, meaning finals are right around the corner. This year, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) is once again giving students a ride to the Ross Park Mall via the shuttle service for their Shop ‘Til You Drop event. “With...

Volleyball season ends in NAIA tournament

Volleyball season ends in NAIA tournament

Written By Dara Collins, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Pioneers traveled to Livonia, Mich. to face off against the Madonna University Crusaders in the opening round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Tournament on Nov. 19. Advancing past the opening round is a feat Point Park volleyball has yet to accomplish,...

Bryan Cranston makes stop at university for Q&A session

Bryan Cranston makes stop at university for Q&A session

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

View an additional photo gallery here. Cinema professor Steve Cuden shared the George Rowland White (GRW) Theater stage with Bryan Cranston, an actor and director known for his roles in Malcolm in the Middle and Breaking Bad, for a Q&A session where he shared stories and from his career on Nov...