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Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS, Web-Extras

A flash mob sponsored by UPMC gathered in the middle of Market Square at 12:22 p.m. on Tuesday to raise awareness about becoming an organ donor.

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Police chief returns to alma mater

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, Video, Web-Extras

Point Park alumnus Scott Schubert was sworn in as police chief on Feb. 16 at the City-County Building. This past Friday he returned to his alma mater to speak with Co-Sports Editor and Editor Emeritus Josh Croup about a variety of topics. Schubert reminisced on his Point Park days, and talked about ...

As it happened: Students Cover Inauguration

January 20, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized, Web-Extras

Staff from the Globe, as well as media partners U-View and WPPJ will be in Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh to cover the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation's 45th president. We did our best to keep track, and here's content from D.C. and Pittsburgh from Alexander Popichak, Allison...

Students gather for final presidential debate watch party

Written By Nikole Kost
October 20, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

A standing room only crowd gathered at the Center for Media Innovation Wednesday, exactly 20 days before Election Day, as students and community members came together for a watch party for the third and final presidential debate. About 50 attendees assembled in the CMI to illuminate each candidate’s...

Rush turns back time

Written By Shane Bliss
June 29, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

            Rush's "Time Machine Tour" is aptly named, as the band showed no signs of slowing down at last Thursday's show in the Consol Energy Center. It was also a very appropriate place, as drummer Neil Peart played his first ever show with the band at the Civic Arena in 1974.            "W...

Seasonal Flu Shots to be offered on campus

Written By Joseph Bacharach
June 29, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

 Flu shots will be offered for the second time this season on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010.    The Seasonal Flu Shot Clinic will be open from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Atrium Overlook on the second floor of Academic Hall."Students living in such close, confined spaces are at an increased risk of getting th...

Skyline a ‘flop’ to Sci-fi fan

Written By Veronica Kropf
June 29, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

"Skyline" starring Eric Balfour and Scottie Thompson, directed by Colin and Greg Strause unfortunately did not deliver to this Sci-Fi fan. The Strause Brothers are visual effects veterans, "The Day After Tomorrow" and "Terminator 3" whose only prior directorial credit is "Aliens vs. Predator: Re...

Steelers games: high ticket prices a pain for students

Written By Malik Vincent
June 29, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

 Can you afford to go to the big game at Heinz Field on Sunday?If you want to sit in section 506 when the Steelers take on the New York Jets in the AFC title game, it's going to cost a pretty penny. A steep $249 per ticket, to be exact: the near cost of a full year of activities on campus.Granted, it...

Students, staff of cinema and digital arts, demonstrate to keep the PA film tax credit

Written By Rachel Nunes
June 29, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

Point Park University cinema and digital arts students, faculty and local filmmakers gathered in front of the Warner Theater on Fifth Avenue to symbolize the historical relationship that Pittsburgh has with the film industry, adjunct faculty member Christopher Sepesy said, while standing on two apple bo...

The Ugly Truth of Paradise

Written By Chelsey Engel
June 29, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

As I looked out the airplane window, my eyes set upon the crystal clear water and lush, vibrant cliffs of Hawaii.  Most tourists flying in see that beauty, and only that beauty.  However, I was heading to the island for a reason other than sightseeing.  I was there to photograph a summer camp for ho...

The Wallflowers’ ‘triumphant return’

Written By Nicole Chynoweth
June 29, 2016
Filed under Web-Extras

“I lost my sight but not the vision” – It’s a lyric which not only perfectly describes The Wallflowers’ invigorated sound but also their triumphant return to the studio on their latest album Glad All Over. As the band’s first studio album since 2005, it brims with intriguing narrative and soulful...