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Rush turns back time

Written By Shane Bliss

June 29, 2016

            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

 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

"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

 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

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

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

“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...

Tobacco products given new flavors, appeal to younger demographic

Written By Andy Weier

June 29, 2016

Less than a year after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ban on candy and fruit-flavored cigarettes, tobacco companies have responded by increasing the variety of smokeless tobacco products available on the market.The latest product released by tobacco company R. J. Reynolds is Camel "Orbs...

Penguins, Imagine Pittsburgh make best things in life free

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

 If there are two things that sports fans in Pittsburgh love, it is the Pittsburgh Penguins and getting things for free. ImaginePittsburgh.com decided to combine both of these elements by giving away every ticket for a preseason game in the brand-new Consol Energy Center free of charge.8,000 of the ar...

Photo Editing v. Deceptive Advertising

Written By Lauren Chlebowski

June 29, 2016

In 1999, actor Dustin Hoffman sued Los Angeles Magazine for placing a distorted image of his character from the film "Tootsie" in an editorial called Grand Illusions. The editorial featured Hoffman's character's head placed on a model's body to showcase spring fashions.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Ap...

Pittsburgh: one of the most polluted cities

Written By Veronica Kropf

June 29, 2016

Among many of Pittsburgh's other rankings, its metropolitan area is the seventh most polluted city in the country, according to the American Lung Association's 2010 annual air quality report. Specifically, Allegheny County received failing grades for both particulate matter (PM) and ozone pollution. Tr...

Point Park expands classrooms further through the city of Pittsburgh

June 29, 2016

 Stage AE, located on the North side, is commonly known for supplying the city of Pittsburgh with rarely seen but generally known shows and events. So far this year, musicians like Girl Talk, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg have all graced the venue and paid gratitude for their loyal fan base. Many Point Pa...