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Models strut the runway in sixties throwback

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016


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Surrounded by women dressed in Jackie-O inspired shift dresses, pillbox hats and dainty white gloves; hippie-esque white crocheted tops and mod-like color-blocked shift dresses: Welcome to 1968.The Heinz History Center hosted its Vintage Pittsburgh Fashion Show Friday night, featuring vintage and cl...

Penguins, Imagine Pittsburgh make best things in life free

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


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 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


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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


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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...

Carnegie Mellon Presents Bhangra In The Burgh 4

Written By Mackenzie Brown

June 29, 2016


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The lobby was packed with hundreds of people from around the world dressed in colorful attire: Indians, Americans and Pakistanis. The aroma of Indian food permeated the room.            Carnegie Mellon University and Mayur-SASA presented Pittsburgh's fourth annual Bhangra in the Burgh on No...

A virtual tour of the new Student and Convocation Center

Written By Madeline Mckain

June 29, 2016


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The new center is located on the Boulevard of the Allies in the old YMCA building and features a variety of useable spaces for students. The gallery explores the new building from the entrance, down the hall, and through the games floor, the workout space, and more. To view the pictures, choose one fr...

AdFed/PRSSA host Miss Pennsylvania

Written By Kelly Cline

June 29, 2016


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Pageants have become much more than just a beauty contest, and current Miss Pennsylvania and Point Park University student Juliann Sheldon plans to share her experience with students."Anyone can win this pageant because it is about scholarship and it is about education," Sheldon said.Sheldon will be...

Adventures in Africa

Written By Camelia Montoy

June 29, 2016


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When I tell people I went to Africa this summer the first question I get asked always sounds like, “Why’d you go?” The immediate answer they’re expecting usually revolves around missionary work, because that’s why a lot of people go to Africa or a third world country. My answer doesn’t in...

Ben Folds makes his audience a priority at Club Zoo

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016


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A monstrous line of music lovers piled into Club Zoo on Thursday Nov. 11, 2010 to witness the vivacious showmanship of piano rock god Ben Folds, of both solo and Ben Folds Five fame. He came to Pittsburgh as part of his Lonely Avenue tour, which promotes his latest album "Lonely Avenue." For the album, Fo...

Blasey headlines Thursday night concert series

Written By Kelly Cline

June 29, 2016


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Scott Blasey from Pittsburgh-based band The Clarks and local artist Jeremy Sessa played an acoustic set in Point Park University's new Village Park as part of the Thursday Night Concert Series. Check out our photos from the event.

BREAKING NEWS: Matthew Morrison (of GLEE) visits Point Park

Written By The Globe Staff

June 29, 2016


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The Globe Staff was notified as we went to press that GLEE star Matthew Morrison will be visiting Point Park University's campus this Saturday at 4 p.m. in the GRW Theater. He is coming to support Pennsylvania Gubernatorial candidate Dan Onarato along with Senatorial candidate Joe Sestak. For more in...

Broken Social Scene repairs Pittsburgh

Written By Natasha Neira

June 29, 2016


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 Broken Social Scene (BSS), a Toronto native band of nine to 16 interchanging band members, has been supplying music that creates emotion, texture and imagery to loyal fans since the late ‘90s. Last week, the band arrived in Pittsburgh to fulfill fans at the Byham Theater, and did that and more by...