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‘Contemporary Choreographers’ produces shows for Playhouse

‘Contemporary Choreographers’ produces shows for Playhouse

Written By Karly Rivera, Co-Features Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

From the lighting design to the dynamic choreography, stage manager Cat Hickerson believes “Contemporary Choreographers” is a show anyone, no matter their background, can enjoy. “Each piece is very unique,” said Hickerson, a senior stage management major. “I think it’s a really good example...

Women’s soccer wins RSC tournament title, clinches bid to NAIA tournament

Women’s soccer wins RSC tournament title, clinches bid to NAIA tournament

Written By Emily Miller

November 15, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Point Park women’s soccer team can once again call themselves, “champions.” For the third time in four years the Pioneers advanced to the Rivers States Conference (RSC) championship game. After securing the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs, Point Park beat the Asbury University...

Gallery: University honors veterans

Gallery: University honors veterans

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, PHOTOS

Anti-Trump protests erupt throughout city

Anti-Trump protests erupt throughout city

Written By Chloe Jakiela, News Photo Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Following Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, students and members of the community took to the streets downtown and in Oakland to voice their opinions through events such as protests and a candle-lit vigil. “This is a really pivotal time where there is only so much we can do, ...

Construction of new playhouse continues

Construction of new playhouse continues

Written By Robert Berger, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

After nearly ten years of planning, the new Point Park Pittsburgh Playhouse is slowly beginning to take shape on Forbes Avenue and Fourth Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh. The new Playhouse is designed to be an estimated 92,000 sq. feet and is being built on a 1.6 acre site on Forbes and Fourth avenues....

Donald Trump defies odds

Donald Trump defies odds

Written By Iain Oldman and Matt Petras

November 9, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Republican Donald Trump completed a comeback in the general election after trailing in the national polls for three months, including as much as 7 points just three weeks ago, to claim victory against Hillary Clinton in the United States presidential election. Trump secured his nomination to be the...

Toomey defends Senate seat

Toomey defends Senate seat

Written By Robert Berger, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

In the most expensive United States Senate race in history, incumbent Republican Pat Toomey won his re-election bid, defeating Democrat Katie McGinty for the Pennsylvania U.S. Senate position. McGinty took the lead early on as she won Allegheny, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties. As polls came...

Shapiro secures rare victory for Democrats in Attorney General race

Shapiro secures rare victory for Democrats in Attorney General race

Written By Kayla Snyder, Copy Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Democratic candidate Josh Shapiro won Pennsylvania’s attorney general race despite his party losing the coveted presidential and Senate races. Shapiro beat his opponent, Republican candidate John Rafferty, by just under 3 percent. The attorney general race mirrored how close the rest of the state...

Guarnaccia, Shields qualify for National Championships

Guarnaccia, Shields qualify for National Championships

Written By Josh Croup, Editor in Chief

November 9, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Katie Guarnaccia is no stranger to national championship meets, and Saturday she punched her ticket to her fifth championship. The junior North Allegheny High School graduate and sophomore Connecticut native Anna Shields will represent Point Park at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athle...

Student’s travels inspire decision to pursue photojournalism

Student’s travels inspire decision to pursue photojournalism

Written By Courtney Giles

November 9, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Kelsey Mikeska always wanted to travel the world, and when she got the opportunity to work as an Au Pair in Sydney, Australia she knew this would allow her to live out her dreams. “Within a month, I found a family, booked a ticket, quit my job and moved,” Mikeska said. Her journey has changed...

Volleyball secures national tournament bid

Volleyball secures national tournament bid

Written By Dara Collins

November 1, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The old cliché states “the third time’s the charm,” and Point Park has a chance to prove this statement true. For the third year in a row, the Pioneers are national tournament bound. They finished the regular season as the No. 1 seed in the River States Conference after a weekend of victorious...

Not on My Campus raises awareness of consent

Not on My Campus raises awareness of consent

Written By Carley Bonk

November 1, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Syrah Sherwood, Point Park’s Not On My Campus founder and president, stressed how easily lines can be blurred in sexual encounters at Halloween gatherings where costumes can be misinterpreted. “Costumes can often be small, but consent is consent. Little clothing doesn’t mean ‘yes,’” Sherwood...