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Shots fired on Liberty

Shots fired on Liberty

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

March 5, 2019

One person was shot on Monday night in front of the Subway restaurant located on the corner of Liberty Avenue and 7th Avenue in Downtown, officials say. Police responded to reports of shots fired at approximately nine in the evening. Parts of Liberty Avenue in front of the scene were closed off in both directions following the re...

Baseball, softball begin seasons in Florida games

Baseball, softball begin seasons in Florida games

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 5, 2019

After spending spring break in Florida, the baseball team opened conference play taking 2-3 games to West Virginia Tech University (WVU) last Friday and Saturday. Point Park opened the series with a 9-3 win. Staring on the mound was senior Felix Castillo who lasted 6.2 innings only giving up four hits a...

Alumni wedding at Carnegie Museum

Alumni wedding at Carnegie Museum

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 5, 2019

At the Carnegie Museum of Art on Feb. 21, former Point Park students Colten Gill, 24, and Louis Spanos, 23, said their vows in front of family, friends and paying strangers.  The ceremony was held as part of the museum’s Third Thursday events and was centered around a contest that required local couples to submit their ...

Track and field head coach terminated last Friday

Track and field head coach terminated last Friday

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

Kelly Parsley, head coach of the track and field teams for the past five years and head coach of the cross country team for the past four, was relieved of his position at the university on Friday morning. The termination came after Parsley received his ninth and tenth recognitions as River States Confer...

Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

The women’s basketball team is headed into River States Conference (RSC) playoffs after splitting their last two regular season games. Their first game of the week was their concluding game on their home turf, hosting the second-place Indiana University (IU) East on Tuesday night. Going into the game, Po...

Valentine’s Day in the city

Valentine’s Day in the city

Written By JOUR 257 Feature Writing

February 14, 2019

This Valentine's Day, The Globe partnered with Professor Helen Fallon's Feature Writing class to both spread love and tell stories of love from all throughout Pittsburgh.  University wears heart on its sleeve By Jordyn Hronec For college students, most major holidays are spent back home and away f...

Indoor track and field achieves back-to-back championship titles

Indoor track and field achieves back-to-back championship titles

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

For the second year in a row, both the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams are conference champions after spending this past weekend in Tiffin, Ohio. “The conference teams were definitely coming for us, so this victory was a little sweeter than last year’s because the conference has gotten so much better,”...

Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Written By Jared Murphy, Staff Photographer

February 12, 2019

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Women tally big win ahead of NAIA bye week

Women tally big win ahead of NAIA bye week

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

The women’s basketball team had one chance to pick up another River States Conference (RSC) win before their bye week, as they traveled just under three miles away from campus to Carlow University. The Pioneers opened up the game outscoring the Celtics 24-6 in the first ten minutes. Continuing t...

Future Educators of America practice defense

Future Educators of America practice defense

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019

The second floor of the Student Center was filled with practicing teachers throwing punches and kicks Tuesday evening. The Future Educators of America were learning the art of Krav Maga - an Israeli militant form of self-defense - from certified instructor at Crafton’s Wright’s Gym, Kathy Kluk. “The fi...

Extreme temperatures blast Pittsburgh, then recede

Extreme temperatures blast Pittsburgh, then recede

Written By Hayley Keys, For The Globe

February 5, 2019

Point Park also hosts a little over 1,000 students who live on campus and another 3,000+ who commute to campus every day. Cold weather poses the greatest threat to those individuals. Michael Gieseke, Dean of Student Life also helps determine if the university will close. “Everyone has to determine for themselves whether conditions in their own...

Two big RSC victories put women in third

Two big RSC victories put women in third

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

January 29, 2019

It was a weekend full of career highs and school records for the women’s basketball team. It all started on Thursday when the Pioneers hosted Asbury University for the first River States Conference (RSC) of the weekend. Sophomore forward Carly Lutz collected a career-high 17 rebounds, 10 defensively and s...