Point Park Globe

Fitness in the age of COVID-19

Written By Mitchell Drake

April 18, 2020

Social distancing efforts and statewide stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus epidemic is keeping most people stuck inside their homes. For athletes and gym rats, the closure of many public gyms and pressure to maintain social distancing could prove maintaining fitness to be a challenge, especially...

How to manage stress during unforeseen circumstances

Written By Halle Compton

April 18, 2020

Quarantine has left most trapped in the confinement of their own homes. Not being able to leave and enjoy the nice weather has put a dent in some people's mental health. Lack of communication between friends, the transition to online classes and the pandemic as a whole has caused people to feel unnecessary...

How students are handling the transition to online classes

Written By Tia Bailey

April 17, 2020

Point Park, along with many other universities, moved their students off-campus and their classes to an online format for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester due to the coronavirus. This is new territory for everyone involved, for both professors and students. On March 13, Point Park students...

Pioneer Public – Steve Cuden

Written By Amanda Andrews

April 16, 2020

Los Angeles has often been seen as a hotbed of opportunity for creative people seeking careers. The dazzling spectacles and attractions can distract someone from their work and ultimately their success.  A fresh-faced graduate from the University of South California determined to make his mark in...

COPA adjusts to online classes

Written By Marina Karis

April 16, 2020

Once moving through big, bright and open studios with a live accompanist and the energy of their friends alongside them, dancers now attempt to move their bodies without hitting their dresser all alone in their bedroom. An art form normally done with people for people is now being practiced in isola...

New Creative Writing club, Name (Pen)ding, to come on campus in the fall semester

Written By Sara Cronin, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 8, 2020

A group of inspiring writers recently came together to create Point Park’s newest club, Name (Pen)ding, a creative writing group that allows students to share their work in a constructive environment to help improve their personal storytelling.  The group was created after students shared two poetry readings ...

Pioneer Public – Niko Roros

Written By Amanda Andrews

March 18, 2020

Men’s soccer player Niko Roros was traveling from a game in Detroit when he got the message that would change his life.  Roros, who had played soccer in Italy in 2018, had caught the eye of the Soccer Management Institute, a leader in training soccer players and coaches.  After an interview...

Annual drag show held before meeting rules enforced

Written By Kylie Thomas

March 18, 2020

Despite rising coronavirus panic, Point Park students showed up at the Lawrence Hall Ballroom on March 11 to view the Campus Activities Board’s annual drag show.  The drag show is one of the many events which the CAB Spirits and Traditions Committee has continually put on each year. According t...

Pioneer Public – Nicole Lakovic

Pioneer Public - Nicole Lakovic

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

March 11, 2020

Nicole Lakovic joined the Campus Activities Board (CAB) the second semester of her freshman year wanting to get more involved on campus. At that time, she did not know she would make some of her closest friends and rise to the top of the organization’s leadership. Lakovic is the new executive director...

Bleed Black and Gold Tattoo Expo welcomes community, aims to expand reach for next year

Tony Urbanek tattoos a client, a Point Park alum, at the Pittsburgh Tattoo Expo on Sunday, March 8. Urbanek owns Inkadinkadoo Tattoo Studio in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood.

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

At the peak of any given day at the annual Bleed Black and Gold Pittsburgh Tattoo Expo, it’s difficult to walk through the aisles of artists and vendors without bumping body parts with the person walking across the walkway. One can only hope they don’t bump a fresh tattoo. The Pittsburgh Tattoo...

Pioneer Public – Jeremy Beveridge

Pioneer Public - Jeremy Beveridge

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

March 4, 2020

Jeremy Beveridge, a sophomore acting major, recently directed the play “Constellations,” which debuted in the middle of February in Thayer Hall. Beveridge has been interested in acting and theatre since he was young. He applied to multiple conservatory programs at different schools before being...

Campus hosts National High School Dance Festival

Campus hosts National High School Dance Festival

Written By Jordyn Hronec and Rosalie Anthony

March 4, 2020

While class was not in session last week for spring break, dance students flocked to Pittsburgh to attend the National High School Dance Festival at Point Park. Around 1,200 dance students were in Pittsburgh, specifically the George Rowland White Performance Center in Lawrence Hall, from Wednesday,...