Point Park Globe

WPPJ returns to the studio

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features and A&E Editor

October 21, 2020

Even though coronavirus has taken a toll on many clubs and activities, student-run radio station WPPJ started running all its shows the week of Oct. 5. Featuring 41 podcasts and radio shows this semester, WPPJ is in full swing and ready to provide this semester’s listening comfort.  Cole D’Alicandr...

Arts and activism class offered next semester

Written By Shannon Hartnett

October 21, 2020

Staff and students alike are getting ready to make their course schedules, as the second half of the semester approaches. For many this includes searching the course catalogue to see what the university has to offer for the next semester. One course that is going to be offered is ENGL 255: Arts &...

Dorm Friendly Halloween Treats

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features and A&E Editor

October 14, 2020

Other than Halloween costumes and events, the season also brings some tasty, spooky treats. However, being stuck in a dorm room with limited access to cooking appliances can pose a problem for creating these treats. Have no fear though! There are still plenty of simple and even some no-bake recipes t...

Budget-friendly Halloween costumes for college students

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features and A&E Editor

October 14, 2020

Halloween looks different this year due to coronavirus, but just because going out isn’t an option, doesn’t mean dressing up in a costume is canceled. Granted, spending a lot of money on a costume this year may be a waste, but there are plenty of options that don’t cost much. Some of the costumes...

Point Park organizations adapt to coronavirus 

Written By Alexis Wary

October 7, 2020

Many Point Park organizations, supporters of future teachers and public relation experts have moved ahead with virtual meetings and events in spite of COVID-19.  Lena Werner, the Secretary of Future Educators of America (FEA) said that, “We want to encourage members to accept that this is a re...

Student filmmakers forced to get creative this semester amid pandemic

Written By Vanessa Vivas

October 7, 2020

When cinema major Noah Kelley Lockette pictured long hours on set for his senior year at Point Park, masks, script rewrites and last-minute recasts were never part of the picture.  As an ambitious senior, Lockette admitted to piling on projects without knowing what he had signed up for.  “...

Tips for time management during remote learning

Written By Dana DeSantis

October 7, 2020

In America, most students have been taught to follow a tactical guideline of when to attend classes, when homework and exams are set to be turned in and the punishments that will come along if the student resists the importance of their work. Time has become more abstract and with the absence of being...

Students face new mental health challenges during coronavirus, University Counseling Center steps up

Written By Zoey Angelucci, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

In the times of a pandemic, Point Park University’s Counseling Center has done its best to  serve all students and their mental health needs.  By catering to students’ anxieties, isolation, stress, and other mental health issues during this isolating COVID-19 scare, the UCC’s team is tryin...

Safe ways for students to participate in fall activities

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

September 30, 2020

It’s officially fall, and October is here. Normally it would be time to go hard for the season, but due to the coronavirus, many events have been canceled.    Celebrating the holidays during a pandemic as we usually do may not be possible, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t wa...

Students unwind with Zoom Pilates class amid pandemic stress

Written By Logan Garvey

September 30, 2020

Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG) is a club well-known on campus for bringing positivity to women of all ages. Through the pandemic, many events have brought stress for people on a global scale. On Friday, SWSG invited students to participate in a Zoom pilates event to create mindfulness and act as a...

University provides insight, tips on coping with seasonal depression

Written By Kylie Thomas, Features/Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor

September 30, 2020

The fall brings many festive occasions: Halloween is coming, the sun is setting earlier, Christmas isn’t far from reach and the seasons are changing. Unfortunately for many college students, this seemingly wonderful time of year is not so wonderful for their seasonal depression.  Seasonal affec...

Pioneer Public: Owen Stetson

Written By Tia Bailey

September 23, 2020

Owen Stetson is a junior sports, arts and entertainment major, but you might know him better as the owner of  the popular-among-students Instagram page, pointparkmemes. The account has always been anonymously run, but Stetson decided to do a face reveal last week. Stetson was not the original ow...