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Mascot Mania: A spectrum of persona

December 13, 2020

Buckle your seatbelts, folks, it’s another introspective Mascot-analysis week. This week, I’m addressing something that I’m sure I’ve summarized or brushed-over before, but I wanted to make a spotlight...

Men’s basketball filling in time by playing NCAA Division 1 opponents

December 9, 2020

Point Park Men's Basketball has been stepping up in a big way to start the 2020 season by playing two NCAA Division 1 opponents so far in Kent State and Robert Morris, with some more games to come. The...

On a RSC play detour, men’s basketball takes on two D-1 teams

Jesse Calloway had a team high 10-points.
December 9, 2020

Even though the men’s basketball team lost both of their games this week, the team has nothing to be ashamed of. The Pioneers faced off against two Division-I teams on the road this week, going against...

Men’s basketball player Garret McHenry embraces the grind

December 9, 2020

Garret McHenry is a 23-year-old 6 foot 5 all-conference senior guard and forward for the Point Park Pioneers’ Men’s Basketball team.   McHenry is majoring in sports, arts and entertainment...

Mascot Mania: Crawl out through the Fallout

December 9, 2020

Honestly, it’s a wonder that I’ve gotten through the semester without writing about Fallout. I started playing the games in March right after quarantine started, and it very quickly turned into one...

Athlete Profile: Michelle Burns

December 2, 2020

Michelle Burns is a senior guard and team captain for the women’s basketball team from Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and she has played a prominent role for the Pioneers during her time at Point Park. Burns...

The Buzzer Beater: Men’s and women’s basketball had some fun this weekend

November 18, 2020

Both Point Park men’s and women’s basketball had some remarkable moments over the weekend. The reserve and varsity team for the men had an inter-squad game with the reserve team facing each other;...

Split beginning of season has women’s basketball team ready to “do whatever it takes to win”

November 18, 2020

The  women’s basketball team split the first two games of the season. They lost against Bryant & Stratton Buffalo in the season opener on Sunday, Nov. 8 and won against Bryant & Stratton Rochester...

Mascot Mania: Cultures are not your costume

November 18, 2020

Hi. This is a piece about a very ugly side of mascottery: the surprisingly common practice of using caricatures of indigenous people as mascots. Allow me to provide a content warning to those who may need...

Two weeks off allows women’s soccer team to come back strong

November 18, 2020

The women’s soccer team ended their regular season on Saturday, Nov. 14, defeating the Oakland City Mighty Oaks 2-0 in Oakland City. This lands the Pioneers in the second place position in the River...

Mascot Mania: And on your left, we have Gritty

November 11, 2020

Well, I have been put through the absolute ringer this week due to events I will not discuss that have nothing to do with anything that rhymes with the Bresidential Brelection. So, I decided to take a...

Cross country doesn’t catch WVU Tech

November 11, 2020

This past weekend on Saturday Nov. 7 the men’s cross country team attended the River States Conference (RSC) Championship meet in Rio Grande, Ohio taking second place behind WVU Tech.  The team’s...

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