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Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The original playwright, William Shakespeare, composed “Much Ado About Nothing” in the 1600s. In 1996, Steven Wilson, director and alumni of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) adapted the show to the time of World War II, 1944 specifically, from Italy’s perspective.  “Shakespeare ...

Pioneer Public – Brianna Fallahee

Pioneer Public – Brianna Fallahee

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 13, 2019

Sophomore theatre arts major Brianna Fallahee started in theatre at a young age. At 8 years old she was cast as Glinda the Good Witch in the Wizard of Oz. From there, she continued in a number of shows and continued her training in college. “The puffy, sparkly pink dress was a big selling point for me, and...

Honors program, communication students head to DC

Honors program, communication students head to DC

Written By Jake Dabkowski and Luke Mongelli

November 6, 2019

We got on the bus to Washington D.C. at 7 a.m.  The two of us, both freshman students in the School of Communication, looked like we were about to pass out from exhaustion.  We boarded the coach bus, which would prove to not have comfortable sleeping arrangements, and were off. We arrived in fro...

Pioneer Public – Christian Ferarro

Pioneer Public – Christian Ferarro

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

November 6, 2019

Christian Ferarro, a junior psychology major from Robinson Township, is the president of a club that was started on campus this semester. The club, Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), has been making a buzz on campus. Along with running the Point Park chapter of SSDP, Ferarro is a part of a Psychedel...

Pioneer Public – Thomas Dulaney

Pioneer Public – Thomas Dulaney

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 30, 2019

Growing up in a college town and coming from a family of teachers, it comes as no surprise that Thomas Dulaney would become a university professor. “Teaching is my family business,” Dulaney, 52, said. “My grandfather was a school teacher for over 50 years. My mother was a full-time social work professor ...

Topics classes allow students to study specific interests

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

October 30, 2019

Class registration for the Spring 2020 semester has begun and for the second semester students can register for Haunted America, a topics class, taught by Professor Jessica McCort. Topics classes allow for students to explore a specific area of study rather than something like an American Literature...

Pioneer Public – Mikayla Wilson

Pioneer Public – Mikayla Wilson

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 23, 2019

Coming from a very artsy family, it comes as no surprise that Mikayla Wilson would grow up a dancer in Bermuda and would go on to become a professional dancer in the United States. “My mom was a dancer and my whole family is really artsy,” Wilson said. “I guess it was bound to happen.” Wilson grew u...

Education students spend 8 weeks student teaching abroad

Education students spend 8 weeks student teaching abroad

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

Seniors Emily Palma and Aislin Shannon have spent the last eight weeks exploring castles, seaside cliff trails and small villages. However, the main attraction for the two education majors was the students at Greystones Community National School in Greystones, Ireland, where they completed the first...

Pioneer Public – Allissa Logsdon

Pioneer Public – Allissa  Logsdon

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 16, 2019

When looking for colleges to attend, Allissa Logsdon was attracted to Point Park’s Pioneer Star contest. Personally never believing she would be good enough to win, she was honored to have won and be given the opportunities that come with winning the contest. “I remember reading about it on...

Chase Rice AM/PM Tour review

Written By Noah Bieniek, For The Globe

October 16, 2019

The stage went pitch black when the Lord’s Prayer, which is the first few lines to Chase Rice’s first song “Lions” off of his 4thstudio album, and first album under Broken Bow Records plays. The sound of heavy electric guitar flooded Stage AE. The audience could see the drummer, wearing a Pirates ...

Conservatory showcases contemporary choreography

Conservatory showcases contemporary choreography

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

This previous weekend, Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, the Conservatory of Performing Arts’ (COPA)  Dance Department showcased four contemporary dance choreographers in the department’s performance season theme, “Women’s Voices.”  Choreographers included Amy Hall Garner, Pearlann Porter, Yin Yue and Martha Nichols. ...