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Pioneer Public – Drew Praskovich

Pioneer Public – Drew Praskovich

Written By Nicole Pampena, Online Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

As a filmmaker, Drew Praskovich prefers telling stories about women, feeling more appreciation for the female perspective than the male perspective. But when the senior cinema production major finally came around to making a movie about pregnancy, he made the main character a pregnant man. “Something I re...

Pittsburgh tattoo expo returns for third year

Pittsburgh tattoo expo returns for third year

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

March 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

Walking down an aisle of booths with tattoo artists from Pennsylvania to California, a woman laying on a table caught the attention of passers-by with her extended leg covered in bright blue ink from the top of her foot to her hip. In another aisle, an artist sat two inches from a man’s chest while tattooing a ...

Pioneer Public – Jessica McCort, Ph.D.

Pioneer Public – Jessica McCort, Ph.D.

Written By Tiara Strong, For The Globe

March 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

When it comes to what Dr. Jessica McCort can do, there are no limitations. McCort teaches literary arts and rhetoric. She is also a yoga instructor. In addition to earning her Doctorate from Washington University in Philosophy, English and American Literature, McCort puts in work outside of the classroom. On McCort’s li...

Alumni wedding at Carnegie Museum

Alumni wedding at Carnegie Museum

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

At the Carnegie Museum of Art on Feb. 21, former Point Park students Colten Gill, 24, and Louis Spanos, 23, said their vows in front of family, friends and paying strangers.  The ceremony was held as part of the museum’s Third Thursday events and was centered around a contest that required local couples to submit their ...

Honors Program takes spring break trip to New York City

Honors Program takes spring break trip to New York City

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia, PHOTOS

Over spring break, the Honors Program took their annual trip to New York City. During the trip, students visited with artist, Nick Sider. They also attended the Broadway show “Mean Girls,” visited the New York Botanical Garden with Honors students from Monroe College, participated in a Hamilton ...

Pioneer Public – Amanda Anderson

Pioneer Public – Amanda Anderson

Written By Nardos Haile, For The Globe

February 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Amanda Anderson was a Point Park acting major long before she became the Director of Student Life. “I majored in acting because it was the only thing that I thought I was good at, the only thing I had any desire to do,” Anderson said. Anderson, a California native, raised in Western Pennsylvania was an aspiring actress when ...

Anonymous social media page generates rumors

Written By Mitchell Drake, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Last Monday, Feb. 11, an email was sent to members of the Uno League with the subject “RED ALERT.” In the email, Bryan Partika, Pioneer Ambassador and President of the Uno League expressed the dangers of the PPU Dirty Laundry Instagram page and urged members of the league to stay away from it an...

Valentine’s Day in the city

Valentine’s Day in the city

Written By JOUR 257 Feature Writing

February 14, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

This Valentine's Day, The Globe partnered with Professor Helen Fallon's Feature Writing class to both spread love and tell stories of love from all throughout Pittsburgh.  University wears heart on its sleeve By Jordyn Hronec For college students, most major holidays are spent back home and away f...

Pioneer Public – Montana Gabriele

Pioneer Public – Montana Gabriele

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Montana Gabriele knew from a fairly early age that she wanted to work with the dead. Now, Gabriele, a sophomore funeral services major, is making that childhood dream a reality. “I dissected a cat for a seventh grade science project, and I went to a Catholic school so there was only 13 of us in a class...the...