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Students relate zodiac traits to their major, career paths

Students relate zodiac traits to their major, career paths

Written By Lilly Hinckley, For The Globe

September 4, 2019

I encourage you to dive deeper and decide if you possess any of these qualities, and if so, how do they show up in your own work ethic? Aries (March 21 to April 19) Aries, you are the first sign in the zodiac, making you a natural born leader. Independent, ambitious and passionate, you find power in doing what you...

A guide to COPA explained by conservatory students

Written By Zoey Angelucci, For The Globe

September 4, 2019

Understanding and comprehending the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) life seems to be a struggle for the average Point Park University (PPU) student. For all non-COPA students who have a limited understanding of what COPA is and the process these students had to complete to even get in the program, th...

‘It Chapter Two’ hits theaters on Friday

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2019

You know what they say about Derry - no one that dies there ever really dies. At least, that’s how Pennywise’s latest disguise put it. I do not think I am alone when I say Stephen King’s “It” ruined the idea of a goofy, harmless clown. I sat on my nana’s living room floor as I watched ...

Tia’s Tickets: A summer spent in the movie theater

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

August 28, 2019

School was out for the summer, and everyone was rushing home with big plans for the next three and a half months - some people were working all summer, while others were going on vacation. I spent the majority of my summer at the movie theater, seeing as many movies as I could before heading back to campu...

“Tartuffe” a success in experimental theatre

“Tartuffe” a success in experimental theatre

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Opinions Editor

August 28, 2019

Last week, I had my first experience with “experimental theatre,” and I wasn't disappointed. If we’re being honest, it was one of the best theatre experiences I’ve had in a long time. Tartuffe, which has had five showings so far at the Irma Freeman Center for Imagination and will have two more o...

Oakland house shows offer intimate experience

Oakland house shows offer intimate experience

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

April 16, 2019

Pittsburgh has a number of affordable venues available to college students, like Mr. Smalls, Rex Theater and Stage AE, just to name a few. But for those that want a more intimate and gritty experience complete with sweat and tears — house shows are the way to go. A house show typically consists of ...

Millennial Dictionary of the creative generation

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

April 16, 2019

From a Thayer Hall dorm room full of females, a passing student may hear, “Oh girl, slay!” Then, passing through Village Park on the way to class, a student might look over at a cute couple by the fountain and describe them as “goals.” The younger generation may as well scrap the Merriam-We...

‘History Boys’ isn’t history making at Playhouse

Written By Amy Philips-Haller, For The Globe

April 9, 2019

The Conservatory Theater Company’s performance of the 2006 Tony-Award winning “History Boys” is like expecting a top-shelf liquor, only to be handed a watered-down version.  Playwright Alan Bennett (“Talking Heads,” “The Madness of King George III”) wrote the highly regarded drama as...

‘Shazam’ is the hero DC has been waiting for

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

April 9, 2019

Audiences have been waiting for a decent DC movie since the dark ages, or so it feels like. If “Aquaman” was an inkling of the worldwide success the comic conglomerate could achieve when Zack Snyder wasn’t behind the camera, “Shazam” proves that humor and heart (and Zachary Levi) are a suref...

Take the Invisalign out, put the headphones in

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

April 2, 2019

A 14-year-old Billie Eilish first catapulted into the music scene thanks to the beauty of social media. After Eilish posted “Ocean Eyes” on SoundCloud, her voice caught the attention of millions causing the tune to go viral, and the track has since been remixed a number of times. Now 17, Eilish jus...

Kiss ‘Love It Loud’ at final Pittsburgh show

Kiss ‘Love It Loud’ at final Pittsburgh show

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

April 2, 2019

Searing pyro and shrill screams have become essential components of Kiss concerts over the band’s near 50-year career. That familiar territory bolstered by fans, along with a few new tricks, was on full display for their final show in Pittsburgh at PPG Paints Arena last Saturday. Kiss practically in...

Squirrel Hill bookstore unites community

Squirrel Hill bookstore unites community

Written By Nardos Haile, For The Globe

March 26, 2019

Dan Iddings opened Classic Lines five years ago simply because he wanted to, but he didn’t know that the bookstore would become a success nationally and locally in its Squirrel Hill community. “I don’t know how we did this but early on we figured out what would be a good fit for Squirrel Hill...