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West of Memphis: Voices for Justice encourages hope, support

Written By Nicole Chynoweth
June 29, 2016
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Some might say celebrities can make their voices heard a bit louder than others at times.In the case of the West Memphis Three, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Jr. and Jason Baldwin might say the voices of several filmmakers and notable musicians granted them freedom.“West of Memphis,” a docum...

What I Wish I Knew

Written By Kellie Murphey
June 29, 2016
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The days of dorm life finally settle and become the norm as the class of 2015 begins to make their first footprints on campus. But before settling into the classical college student schedule, the upperclassmen at Point Park University have a few words from the wise to offer."As a freshman, I really wi...

Wikileaks stomps on American’s rights

Written By Talisha Schrello
June 29, 2016
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Our constitutional rights as Americans are being stomped on. We have to look at the issues surrounding our government.There is a Freedom of Information Act that is supposed to provide transparency about the government, but in there contains a National Security Exemption has kept them a secret until Wi...

Zombies invade Downtown!

Written By Kelly Cline
June 29, 2016
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Visitors to Market Square yesterday put on their best attire, including tattered prom dresses spewed with blood and other torn articles of clothing, revealing bloody organs and protruding bones. The screeching screams and grumbling groans taunted the city and spooked those that dared to get close as...

Students share thoughts and opinions on ‘sexting’

Written By Don Noel Ranasinghe
June 29, 2016
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Connor Kaye, believes that it is ok to sext but the line you should not cross is when you abuse the other person.   Voicing strong feeling on sexting, Eli Meholick believes it should be private and only be done between two people in a relationship.   Domenica Mackiewicz believes that sexting is a...

Rush turns back time

Written By Shane Bliss
June 29, 2016
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            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
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 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
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"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...

‘Fitness with a twist’ boosts women’s confidence

Written By Faith Cotter
June 29, 2016
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Half hidden in a string of yellow and brown brick buildings in the South Side in a room overlooking the city, women have a place where they can feel sexy, have fun and bond with their friends while strutting their stuff around a pole, all in the name of fitness and dance.Near the dance floor stood Va...

Freshmen fears fizzle following move-in

Written By Abby Mathieu
June 29, 2016
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Beginning Aug. 26, 2010, the Point Park University campus showed signs of life once more as freshmen began streaming through the doors with hands, crates and boxes loaded. Waiting in the half-hour line for the elevator, I scanned the room to find the same hesitant but excited expression on everyone el...

If I weren’t a Boy Scout…or, how I spent my summer vacation

Written By Faith Cotter
June 29, 2016
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Camp staff in yellow life jackets floated in the cool water of the Youghiogheny River below, the sunlight glinting off their helmets as some friends of mine shouted my name, encouraging me to stop thinking about falling from the rock and the possibilities of breaking a leg or losing my shirt, and ju...

Legality of unpaid internships in question

Written By Kristen Zelenka
June 29, 2016
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The average college student goes to his or her internship every day, working sometimes up to twelve hours for the "experience."  Although no one wants to work for free, millions of college students do it every day.  In exchange for credits, which they have to pay for, they get the satisfaction of kn...