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Pioneer Public- Elise D’Haine

Pioneer Public- Elise D’Haine

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Elise D’Haene, a teaching artist in the cinema department, was a practicing psychologist when she decided she wanted to get into writing. “I had a practice, I was a therapist, I realized I really wanted to write,” D’Haene said. “So the first thing I did was write a novel called ‘Licking ou...

SAEM Club holds auditions for “Got Talent” show

SAEM Club holds auditions for “Got Talent” show

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

September 25, 2018


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Spinning plates, dad-jokes and drag queens are the tip of the iceberg for the acts that auditioned for Point Park Has Talent. Students of all majors came out last Thursday night in Village Park to audition for Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management (SAEM) Club’s talent show. Nate Grossi, juni...

Pioneer Public- Conor Mendelson

Pioneer Public- Conor Mendelson

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 18, 2018


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Senior accounting major Conor Mendelson visited Boston twice before he decided to intern there for three months this summer.  Mendelson landed the internship with the help of his sister, who works in Boston’s biotechnology industry. She sent out Mendelson’s resume and within an hour he received an o...

Diverse student interests encourage new clubs

Diverse student interests encourage new clubs

Written By Sara Flanders, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


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Whether students are into playing Uno and frisbee, dancing to K-Pop or performing in stand-up and sketch comedy- there’s a club for that. Four new clubs were recognized by The United Student Government (USG) this past week, adding to the university’s other 50 student-run clubs.  Rachel Phillips, Assistant Coordinator of Student...

Honors Organization holds events to honor 9/11

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

September 18, 2018


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Students came together last Tuesday to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.  The Honors Student Organization (HSO) held three events on Sept. 11 to educate students on the events that occurred in Shanksville, PA, as well as to honor those who lost their lives. HSO has held diff...

New Point Park Uno League, all they do is play Uno

Written By Kelsey Paulus, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


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A new organization has come to the attention of the students at Point Park: the Point Park Uno League. And yes, all they do is play Uno. What started out as casual tournaments with friends for a few years soon turned into a club that has been decently accepted on campus. With around 130 members joining...

Pioneer Public- Sandra Mervosh

Pioneer Public- Sandra Mervosh

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 11, 2018


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After her father suffered a heart attack, Professor Sandra Mervosh found herself taking over the family company. “I went from working on the inside with him literally in one afternoon to running the entire company,” Mervosh said. Venture Graphics, a project management company, was founded by M...

Pinnacle Productions releases mainstage theme

Pinnacle Productions releases mainstage theme

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

September 11, 2018


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Oakland basements and tiny classrooms have housed the many unique productions courtesy of Pinnacle Productions. Pinnacle Productions, a student-run theater company, gives students the opportunity to direct, design, perform and stage manage their own shows. “I think there’s a connotation that i...

Lawrence Hall residents try to keep cool

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 11, 2018


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On Thursday night, freshman Meghan Fitzsimmons tried to sleep on one of the couches on the second floor lounge of Lawrence Hall. She wasn’t alone. “All the couches were full,” Fitzsimmons said. The lounge, which is usually filled with people studying or passing through, had become a makeshift sle...

Production 3 students prepare films

Production 3 students prepare films

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

September 4, 2018


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Though the new school year has just begun, Production 3 students have been working all summer on short films that will screen in a red carpet event this December in the GRW Theater. The class has one less film than usual this semester, but directors of the five shorts due to show are across the board in the...

Pioneer Public – Cole D’Alicandro

Pioneer Public – Cole D’Alicandro

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

When Cole D’Alicandro started researching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood for an introductory broadcast course, he became inspired to pursue a job in children’s television. “I’ve been researching him [Mister Rogers] more than any human should,” D’Alicandro said. “I had to write a couple...