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February Photo Contest

Written By The Globe
June 29, 2016
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Febuary's photo contest winner is Freshmen, multimedia major, Gina Zuccolotto. Second place winner is Sean Mckeag and Jace Lumley.First place winner: Gina ZuccolottoSecond place winner: Sean McKeagThird place winner: Jace LumleyPhoto submissions for the March Photo Contest are being accepted until Ma...

‘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...

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...

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...