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Body found in stairwell near university, cause of death not yet determined

Body found in stairwell near university, cause of death not yet determined

Written By Iain Oldman, Co-News Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Pittsburgh Police found the deceased body of a 46-year-old unidentified man in the stairwell of a building near Point Park University on Monday morning. According to a press release put out by Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Safety, the deceased man was a burglar who had entered an apartment on...

University hosts auction for work from homeless artists

University hosts auction for work from homeless artists

Written By Robert Berger, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Point Park hosted the Homeless Children’s Education Fund “We Live Here Too” art exhibit and silent auction in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom Oct. 28. Artists who have experienced homelessness were given a chance to display their artwork and make profit. “Art is an educational tool. The kids get...

Students gather in CMI for final debate viewing

Students gather in CMI for final debate viewing

Written By Nikole Kost

October 25, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

A crowd of about 50 students and community members gathered at the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) Wednesday, exactly 20 days before Election Day, as they came together to watch the third and final presidential debate. The attendees assembled in the CMI to illuminate each candidate’s views on...

Honors Program sponsors breast cancer awareness events

Honors Program sponsors breast cancer awareness events

Written By Karly Rivera, Co-Features Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

For Honors Student Organization President-Elect Sarah Martin, a junior early education major, family inspiration is the reason she is motivated to lead the honors program’s annual Pink Feet event series, which benefits breast cancer awareness. “I have an aunt that’s in 15 years of remission,”...

President Obama, White House host science, technology conference at CMU

President Obama, White House host science, technology conference at CMU

Written By Chloe Jakiela, News Photo Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

President Barack Obama spent one of the days of his last few months in office visiting Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) with some of the nation’s most notable inventors, scientists and engineers on Thursday, Oct. 13. The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) and CMU co-hosted the White House Frontier...

CAB gets spooky for annual Halloween dance

CAB gets spooky for annual Halloween dance

Written By Julie Kooser, Features Photo Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The Campus Activities Board’s annual Halloween dance, featuring music, games and a costume contest, will be held on Oct. 25 from 8-11 p.m. at the Mattress Factory. The dance will be held in the main building of the art museum, located on the North Shore. Paulina Comeau, junior public relations...

Volleyball secures senior day victory over conference foe

Volleyball secures senior day victory over conference foe

Written By Dara Collins, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Point Park celebrated its four seniors, outside hitter Shiloh Simonson, setter Emily Meng, middle hitter Nikki Inquartano and setter Madison Weldon and their accomplishments during their time as Pioneers. Family and friends crowded the bleachers and cheered for the players as their final season begins...

Toomey, McGinty face off in first Senate debate

Toomey, McGinty face off in first Senate debate

Written By Josh Croup, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

It is one of the closest races in the country that could shake up the balance of power in the US Senate, and the first debate Monday was right in our backyard. The first of two televised debates in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger...

Chelsea Clinton makes campaign stop in Pittsburgh

Chelsea Clinton makes campaign stop in Pittsburgh

Written By Josh Croup, Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Democratic nominee for President of the United States Hillary Clinton, spoke to a small crowd of about 200 people Friday at the Rivers Club in Downtown Pittsburgh. Chelsea Clinton's stop at One Oxford Centre was the first of two campaign events in Pittsburgh. The...