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An inside look: The inspiration behind professor’s latest art installation

Mincemoyer works on creating the art installation. Photo Credit: Carin Mincemoyer
November 25, 2020

Throughout her life, Mincemoyer has always worked with her hands on the influence of her parents, both hard working in careers and hobbies.    “My dad was a diesel mechanic, so he worked...

Theater creator writes his plays about tough conversations

November 18, 2020

At the age of 11, Adil Mansoor chose himself and his identity as a young queer Pakistani boy. At the age of 35, he chose himself again and took an uncomfortable conversation about queerness with his Muslim...

Judging Java: 7-11

November 18, 2020

1/2 out of 5 Globes   The classical music blared as I walked into the Wood Street 7-11. Entering one of the most uniquely depressing places in the City of Pittsburgh, I thought to myself “what...

Pioneer Public- Long Phan

November 18, 2020

Long Phan is a senior photography major who is originally from Vietnam.  Phan transferred to Point Park after the school he was at previously, the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, closed down. His experience...

Gen Z use TikTok to get politically involved

November 11, 2020

Rosalie Anthony, a 20-year-old college student from Birmingham, Alabama, typically uses TikTok to post about her workout routines and to do fun dances with her younger siblings. But during election season,...

Judging Java: Gloria Jean’s

November 11, 2020

Most college-aged kids seem to be under the impression that all cups of coffee are the same, but in reality, not all coffee is created equal. In this column I review the various coffee shops near Point...

Ways to keep warm and have fun as weather gets colder

November 11, 2020

Pennsylvania weather is always changing, one week will be 30 degrees, the next will be 70. But as it gets into the lower temperatures, outside activities start to become second to staying inside. Just...

Quarantine spaces on campus

November 11, 2020

Colleges and universities around the country have put different COVID-19 procedures in place so that students could return to campus this semester. Point Park has quarantine/isolation rooms for students...

How to Maintain Self-Care During the Election

November 4, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is here, and for most of Point Park University, it is a very important event. A good majority of the students at PPU are going to be voting for the first time, and that has...

Students sound off on Roe V. Wade, abortion rights ahead of the election results

November 4, 2020

All sources interviewed for this article requested anonymity.   The day that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, many immediately wondered what would happen to Roe v. Wade in the...

Pioneer Public: Meghan Fitzsimmons

Pioneer Public: Meghan Fitzsimmons
October 28, 2020

Meghan Fitzsimmons is a junior sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) major who is also the events coordinator for our student radio station, WPPJ.  Fitzsimmons worked on the big event Rock-A-Thon,...

Judging Java: Nicholas Coffee & Tea Co.

October 28, 2020

4/5 Globes   Most college-aged kids seem to be under the impression that all cups of coffee are the same, but in reality, not all coffee is created equal. In this column I will be reviewing...

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