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Podcast focuses on in-depth interviews

Podcast focuses on in-depth interviews

Written By Carley Bonk, Co-Features Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Steve Cuden wears many hats - screenwriter, lyricist, director, producer, writer, playwright, author, professor - and now, podcaster. “StoryBeat” is Cuden’s most recent endeavor, a weekly podcast series introducing creative professionals in a conversational storytelling package. “I really focus on...

Black Student Union returns with “BSU Block Party”

Black Student Union returns with “BSU Block Party”

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Aniya Thomas, a senior acting major with a minor in broadcasting, was a member of the Black Student Union (BSU) when she was a freshman and then worked up the ranks to treasurer, then vice president, and now president. “I have a big passion for communities and for growing a community that may not b...

Pioneer Public – Ian Brady

Pioneer Public – Ian Brady

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

It’s clear that in an age of increased divisiveness, in which the discourse is harder than ever to navigate, sophomore mass communication major Ian Brady isn’t discouraged from adding to the conversation. In fact, he’s energized. “Both of my parents, in different ways, are both lovers and such givers and I ...

Harrity helps move university past into the future

Harrity helps move university past into the future

Written By Colleen O'Neil

September 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Many college students apply for work study positions at their university with the intention of gaining job experience, not expecting a lifelong career to come of it. However, 2008 Point Park University graduate Phillip Harrity received a full-time job from his work study position. “The more that ...

Labor Day Parade works through campus

Labor Day Parade works through campus

September 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) march down the Boulevard of the Allies during the Labor Day Parade on Monday.

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Students pack park for picnic

Students pack park for picnic

Written By Hannah Walden

September 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Students grab food at the Campus Activity Board’s Pioneer Picnic on Monday. The picnic marks one of CAB’s first events of the semester, highlighted by food and live music in Village Park.

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Senior film student interned with Warner Bros.

Senior film student interned with Warner Bros.

Written By Carley Bonk, Co-Features Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Making it big in Hollywood is what most screenwriters would call success. One of the university’s own, senior screenwriting major Nick Sarnelli, took a step closer to that goal this summer as an intern at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles, CA. “It was interesting to see what scripts were being...

Pop goes the coffee shop

Pop goes the coffee shop

Written By Allison Hritz

August 29, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Letter from the Co-Features Editors

Letter from the Co-Features Editors

Written By Carley Bonk and Matt Petras

August 29, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Among the responsibilities of running a local newspaper is aiding in fostering a sense of community. The Globe already runs great stories about new clubs, star athletes, on-campus activism and more. Unfortunately, the stories of interesting, worthwhile individuals often fall through the cracks because...

“Avenue Q” summer staging included university talent

“Avenue Q” summer staging included university talent

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Alumni Theater Company's (ATC) July 28-29 rendition of “Avenue Q”  was a raunchy parody of “Sesame Street,” puppets and all, steeped in the existential dread of becoming an adult. In other words, it was perfect subject matter for college students to chew on. The musical at the New Hazlett...

About that student center swimming pool…

About that student center swimming pool…

Written By Zac Seymour

April 22, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Uncategorized

Across the skywalk and under the student center lies one of Point Park’s biggest mysteries; an abandoned swimming pool. Point Park acquired the student center, formerly the YMCA Greater Pittsburgh, about 10 years ago. Initially, the university had a handful of ideas for the space, but ultimately...