Point Park Globe

Judging Java: Reflections on a Junior Year

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist April 20, 2022
As is tradition for this column at the end of a semester, I will be taking this space to offer reflections on the past semester as opposed to reviewing a coffee shop. I am, however, still writing this in a coffee shop (Delanie’s on Carson Street, for those curious), so it does still count.

Pioneer Records shows off student talent at release show

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 20, 2022
Students showcased their musical talents last Wednesday at Pioneer Records’ Release Show. The 2022 Release Show took place at The Club at Stage AE and featured performances by Cesca Violet, Tupelo and The Kill Caesar Club.

Seniors reflect with coming graduation

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 20, 2022
Reflections. That’s the theme of these last few days of the semester as seniors think back on their experiences and time on campus. After some time at Point Park, the graduating Class of 2022 is getting ready to wander through Village Park for the last time.

5 tips to make it through finals week

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 13, 2022
With the end of the semester quickly approaching, finals week is just a week and a half away — a time when some students stress out and burn out due to the pressure of finals week.

Pioneer Records to host 2022 Release Show this Wednesday

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist April 12, 2022
Point Park’s very own Pioneer Records will be hosting their 2022 Release Show this Wednesday, April 13, at The Club at Stage AE. The students at Pioneer Records have been pouring their energy into this show in order to share with the world a performance that would be both memorable to the audience and those performing. The artists slated to take the stage include Tupelo, Cesca Violet and The Kill Caesar Club.
Photo by: Maia Montgomery

Pioneer Public: Bethany Latham (James The Seventh)

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 6, 2022
A sophomore public relations and advertising student with a love for music, Bethany Latham, known artistically as James The Seventh, has created a psychedelic musician identity and a body of work to follow the same theme. When an injury stopped Latham from dancing in the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, she turned to music. It was a gift from her dad that encouraged her, after years of considering writing songs, to finally leap into the music scene.
Photo by: Jake Dabkowski

Judging Java: Starbucks Baya Energy Drink

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect April 6, 2022
If you’ve been watching television lately, you’ve probably seen an advertisement for Starbucks’ new Baya Energy drink. The drink only comes in can form, it’s not something you can order in their stores but rather something at supermarkets and convenience stores.

Judging Java: Cafe Nerro

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist March 30, 2022

4.5 Globes out of 5 Throughout the history of this column, I’ve made it pretty clear that, for the most part, I don’t like chain coffee. Occasionally, chains will make great specialty drinks (this...

Pioneer Public: Ariela Pineda

Pioneer Public: Ariela Pineda

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor March 30, 2022
Ariela Pineda is a sophomore acting major deeply inspired by her Latinx roots. Not only is she an actress, but she is also the main reason the LatinX Student Association is up and running with a variety of events to bring Latinx culture and representation to the forefront of campus life on Point Park.

Students celebrate start of spring in Pittsburgh

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor March 23, 2022
Sunday, March 20, marked the start of the spring season, a time many college students get to enjoy the outdoors and some hope will cure their seasonal depression.

Pittsburgh parks to enjoy this spring

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor March 16, 2022

With the weather warming up, everyone is itching to get back outside and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine. Living in the midst of downtown usually means a lack of nature, other than the occasional plant...

Judging Java: Tim Hortons

Written By Jake Dabkowski , Coffee Columnist March 16, 2022
Tim Horton, a name synonymous with donuts, coffee and Canada.
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