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Pioneer Public – Prim Green

Pioneer Public – Prim Green

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Prim Green’s first airplane ride was from Atlanta, Georgia to Pittsburgh to move into her new dorm for her freshman year of college. Green had heard about Point Park from her friend and took a virtual tour of the campus before deciding the university was a fit for her.  “My first time ever flying was here to go to s...

Nationally recognized drag queen visits campus

Nationally recognized drag queen visits campus

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

From meeting Liza Minnelli to receiving a letter from the Vatican, Miss Coco Peru has led a life that others can only dream of. Students gathered in the GRW Theater last Thursday night to listen to Miss Coco Peru in her series “A Conversation with Miss Coco Peru” hosted by Bambi, a local drag...

‘Chopped’ raises awareness for Pioneer Pantry

‘Chopped’ raises awareness for Pioneer Pantry

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

A microwave, a toaster oven and a blender were the only tools given to the contestants of Pioneer Pantry’s ‘Chopped’ competition. Each four member team was provided with ingredients that could be found in any food pantry, and had 20 minutes to create a dish that would impress the panel of judges. ...

Campus canines make first appearance of semester

Written By Joie Knouse, Staff Photographer

November 6, 2018


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Pioneer Public: Jeremy Northup

Pioneer Public: Jeremy Northup

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Part time psychology professor Jeremy Northup is passionate about teaching, enjoys reading philosophy and poetry books and likes birdwatching in his spare time. Northup, a doctoral student at Point Park studying psychology, currently teaches Psychology of Consciousness. Northup has taught for three semest...

Women’s rugby club begins inaugural season

Written By Shannon Hartnett, For The Globe

November 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

It is two-thirds of the way into the semester, and students are starting to prepare for the holidays and spring classes. Most think of this as a time to wind down. Not the girls who started Point Park’s first women’s rugby club. A group of freshman girls living on the 12th floor of Lawrence Hall went o...

“To my friend:” letter writing club pens messages to families of Squirrel Hill massacre victims

“To my friend:” letter writing club pens messages to families of Squirrel Hill massacre victims

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Students who entered Lawrence Hall lobby last Tuesday night were directed towards a corner table spilling over with colorful stationery. Two bags of pens rested on the table next to a thick stack of notecards, already written and ready for mailing. The only instructions given to those entering ...

Pioneer Public – Vanessa Vivas

Pioneer Public – Vanessa Vivas

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-features Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

International student Vanessa Vivas has used her status in this country to encourage people to vote to help continue her dream of acting. “I am international and I am on a student visa which essentially means that I am not a citizen at all,” Vivas said. “My status in the country is ‘non-resident...

Pioneer Records announces two new Pioneer Stars

Pioneer Records announces two new Pioneer Stars

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-features Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Pioneer Records has announced its fifth Pioneer Star, but this year, there is an addition to the process. Allissa Logsdon, senior sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) major, has been chosen as the Pioneer Star for the 2018-19 season. This year, Pioneer Records has added a spin on their...

Students working to form campus a cappella club

Students working to form campus a cappella club

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When freshman acting major Emily Harnett transferred from Emerson College to Point Park, she realized there were no a cappella groups to join. Although Point Park has had a cappella clubs in the past, none were currently active this year. Harnett, who had been involved with a cappella for over four ...

‘Courageous Conversations’ covers domestic violence

‘Courageous  Conversations’ covers domestic violence

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

In the nearly full JVH auditorium, Ani Johnston, an outreach advocate for the Women’s Center and Shelter, asked everyone who had a birthday from April to August to stand up.  With nearly half the room standing, Johnston stated that number was comparable to how many college women experience abusi...

CulinArt holds annual AppleFest in Village Park

CulinArt holds annual AppleFest in Village Park

Written By Jake Berlin, For The Globe

October 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Point Park embraced fall last Tuesday as campus dining services presented AppleFest. The Village Park festival was the embodiment of autumn as CulinArt offered gourds, pumpkins, cider, music and crafts—and, of course, apples. “We offered apple pie, apple cider, caramel and candy apples and...