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Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

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Outside the IT Help Desk on the second floor of Thayer Hall.

Scammers are phishing for money

Written By Julia Schiffhauer, For The Globe February 14, 2024

Phishing emails have been surfacing in Point Park inboxes in the fall and spring semesters. Students have run into trouble deciding on the legitimacy of these emails’ contents, but emails are not the...

A mask, needle and other trash floats in the Mon River last week.

Trash left behind at Point State Park and Mon Wharf parking garage after flood

Written By Cilia Catello, For The Globe February 14, 2024

The Mon Wharf parking garage and Point State Park flooded last Monday because of persistent showers and melting snow, leaving items from the homeless encampment in the Mon Wharf behind.   Pittsburgh’s...

So Fresh is so fresh. Heres the proof.

‘Burgh Bites: So Fresh is really Fresh

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect February 14, 2024

For some reason I had avoided eating at this restaurant. Judging from the outside, my impression was that it’s just another trash place to buy salads. When I saw the restaurant’s automated machines...

Outside Ritiks Bank Market to the right of the University Center, where the old Sallys was located.

Ritik’s Bank Market opens next to University Center

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect February 7, 2024

As of Christmas, Ritik’s Bank Tower Market filled a vacant storefront next to Point Park’s Student Center, leaving it sandwiched between two smoke shops.    However, along with an assortment...

A strawberry banana Nutella crepe from PGH Crepes.

Burgh Bites: PGH Crepes

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect February 7, 2024

Every once in a while on the Boulevard of the Allies, the boxy yellow PGH crepes truck appears in its yellow glory. The man and woman I’ve seen inside of the truck are kind and quick to ask for someone’s...

Inside the WPPJ radio studio, where the computer that had a malfunction led to two songs being on loop for an entire weekend.

WPPJ’s soundboard leaves two songs on loop

Written By Rachel Ross, Co-Features/Arts and Entertainment Editor January 31, 2024

Students on campus the weekend of Jan. 20 might have noticed something unusual about the music playing on the sound systems: it was the same two songs looping over and over again.    On January...

‘Burgh Bites: Weenie World- Community and greese

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect January 31, 2024

In search of a fancy restaurant to eat at, I instead stumbled upon a business hiding on the corner of Smithfield Street and Strawberry Way. This place, with the glorious title “Weiner World,” has been...

‘Burgh Bites: Einstein Bros. Bagels

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor Elect January 24, 2024

Walking to The Globe office, I held my stomach to protect my food baby from the cold. Tucked inside my jacket, I held a $7.89 pepperoni pizza bagel and a $7.49 Farmhouse Sandwich with avocado spread. In...

Mike Tomlin biography author holds book signing at Point Park

Written By Brynn Rees, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

In the midst of Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s immense media coverage, Point Park students had the opportunity last Thursday to discover more on his personal life. Author John Harris – the biographer...

‘Burgh Bites: Yuzu Kitchen, Fancy chicken nuggets

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect January 17, 2024

I had high hopes for Yuzu Kitchen, it’s expensive like Alta Via and its entrance looks intimidating and high class. I didn’t realize until this semester that it was not just a bar but also a Japanese-style...

Marcus Betts, a freshman broadcast reporting major, poses for the camera. The student with cerbal palsy has his own sports radio show on WPPJ.

Pioneer Public: Even with cerebral palsy, Marcus Betts is unstoppable

Written By Gavin Petrone, Staff Writer January 10, 2024

Marcus Betts wants to work for the NFL network.    He’s a freshman broadcast reporting major with cerebral palsy and a passion for sports.    Betts spoke about his first few days...

‘Burgh Bites: Taco Town

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect January 10, 2024

It took 10 indecisive minutes of looking over the menu at Taco Town to know that I wanted to pick items off of their traditional menu. My boyfriend is Colombian and on our first date at a Mexican restaurant,...

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