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Award-winning dance writer to speak at GRW

Award-winning dance writer to speak at GRW

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Dixon Gottschild is a respected and influential voice in both the dance and academia communities. Gottschild published books, articles and essays, and her written works have earned her numerous awards. Gottschild is currently a retired professor with an honorary title of dance studies at Temple University....

Pioneer Public – Alex Gill

Pioneer Public – Alex Gill

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

January 15, 2020

The latest in social media outrage has been over the Australian bushfires, with posts praying for the estimated one billion animals and 28 people killed in the raging flames that have swept the country and continent. For dual American and Australian citizen and Point Park student Alex Gill, the fires...

Looking ahead to the Grammys

Written By Chandni Shah, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

The highly anticipated 62nd Annual Grammy Awards is coming up soon. On January 26 of this year, it will be decided whose songs and albums stood out among the rest. Among the 84 categories, there are several nominees that gained massive followings,  including Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish and Lizzo....

CAB encourages positivity at start of new year

Written By Lauryn Nania, For The Globe

January 15, 2020

On  Jan. 6, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) held an event in the Lawrence Hall lobby titled “New Year, Better You” with numerous activities to welcome students to the new year filled with positivity. “The event is essentially to leave negatives in 2019, bring in good vibes for 2020, you know,...

Pioneer Public – Daisy Allebach

Pioneer Public – Daisy Allebach

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Opinions Editor

January 8, 2020

“Kids these days know how to whip and Nay Nay, but do they know how to bless and pray pray?” [email protected] Daisy on TikTok To Point Park students, she’s Daisy Allebach, a junior performance and practices major, but the internet knows her as Uncledaisy, a TikTok user with 30,000 followers on the...

‘The Witcher’ series reigns supreme on Netflix

‘The Witcher’ series reigns supreme on Netflix

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

January 8, 2020

 Fans of the supernatural and fantasy have a new, highly developed universe to delve into—if they haven’t already.  The Netflix original fantasy series “The Witcher,” which debuted Dec. 20, gained massive popularity towards the end of December, even briefly contesting the highly praised Disney...

Pioneer Public – Lauren Reuther

Pioneer Public – Lauren Reuther

Written By Diana Navarrete, For The Globe

December 4, 2019

Lauren Reuther, sophomore psychology major, was able to create Point Park Cares and spread kindness to those who need it with the help of Dr. Sera Mathew as their club advisor. The idea to create the club came to her while she was volunteering at the Wood Street Commons in in her Community Engage...

Community puts together gifts for children worldwide

Community puts together gifts for children worldwide

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

December 4, 2019

Rather than spending his day at work as an engineer on the Class 1 railroads, Richard Scott took time off to help Operation Christmas Child (OCC) during the holiday season.  “It’s the best time of the year for me,” Scott said. The OCC is a ministry organization whose goal is to provi...

COPA dance department showcases student talent

COPA dance department showcases student talent

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Walking into the theatre you were filled with suspense, as the program was filled with a variety of pieces offering an infinite amount of possibilities. The stage was dark and as people started to fill the seats, you could feel the energy exuding. With a show choreographed by young, aspiring artists, ...

Pioneer Public – Gina Foreman

Pioneer Public – Gina Foreman

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 20, 2019

Inspiration can come in many forms, and for freshman Gina Foreman, her experiences in the classroom and her personal struggles inspired her to become a teacher. "I became interested in preK-4 elementary because I love working with young children," Foreman, 20, elementary K-4 and special educa...

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The original playwright, William Shakespeare, composed “Much Ado About Nothing” in the 1600s. In 1996, Steven Wilson, director and alumni of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) adapted the show to the time of World War II, 1944 specifically, from Italy’s perspective.  “Shakespeare ...

Pioneer Public – Brianna Fallahee

Pioneer Public – Brianna Fallahee

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 13, 2019

Sophomore theatre arts major Brianna Fallahee started in theatre at a young age. At 8 years old she was cast as Glinda the Good Witch in the Wizard of Oz. From there, she continued in a number of shows and continued her training in college. “The puffy, sparkly pink dress was a big selling point for me, and...