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Chase and the Barrons hold release party

Chase and the Barrons hold release party

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Blaine King reflects on time as leader with USG, U-View

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Four years ago when he arrived at Point Park, Blaine King stumbled across a recruiting table for the school’s student government and decided to sign up. That not only catapulted him into the fast world of school politics, including serving two years as the United Student Government (USG) president,...

New work debuts on Playhouse stage for One-Acts Festival

New work debuts on Playhouse stage for One-Acts Festival

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

For students enrolled in the conservatory’s advanced directing course, the end of the semester means more than just finals week; it means directing and debuting an entire one-act play or musical in just under two months. The Raymond Laine Memorial One-Acts Festival showcases entirely student-run...

University alumna now Bellevue mayoral candidate

University alumna now Bellevue mayoral candidate

Written By Francesca Dabecco

April 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

When alumna Emily Marburger made a Facebook post just a few months after the 2016 presidential election, she was not expecting to receive such overwhelming support. Dottie from Indiana wrote, “You are our bright and shining future Emily!” Linda from Florida wrote, “Your town needs you and...

Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS, Web-Extras

A flash mob sponsored by UPMC gathered in the middle of Market Square at 12:22 p.m. on Tuesday to raise awareness about becoming an organ donor.

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Point Park celebrates Senior Week

Point Park celebrates Senior Week

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, PHOTOS

‘Moonlight’ affects students of cinema, LGBT backgrounds

‘Moonlight’ affects students of cinema, LGBT backgrounds

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Silmari Muñoz knew she wanted to show “Moonlight” at Point Park’s Gender and Sexuality Spectrum Alliance’s (GSSA) annual movie night as soon as she heard of its premise.

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YouTube provides opportunities for cinema students

YouTube provides opportunities for cinema students

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief

April 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Ian Lewis, senior cinema production major, started his career in high school, with an amateur camera, a couple of puppets and a YouTube account. Now, he works on short films with his classmates as he pushes towards earning a degree in cinema production. Just like Lewis, YouTube has also been growing....

Students undertake national and global summer work opportunities

Students undertake national and global summer work opportunities

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

After students finish their spring semesters, some start their summer semester, some graduate, and some find ways to occupy the four months before coming back to school in the fall. At Point Park, three students are eager to take their work outside the Steel City and move to take a more personal or...

CSI Point Park: an inside look at the crime scene lab

CSI Point Park: an inside look at the crime scene lab

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-News Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Academic Hall classrooms can normally be seen filled with living, breathing humans, but 508 Academic is the opposite. This classroom is specifically designed for students to study the deceased… or, in this case, dummies. “This allows anyone who is going into criminal justice, forensic science...

Pioneer records artist to host album release party

Pioneer records artist to host album release party

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Pioneer Records is holding its annual CD release party Tuesday, April 11 to debut Chase and The Barons’ new EP, “Propose a Toaster” and music video, “Rule the World.” This is the first event by Pioneer Records to be held at The Club in Stage AE, a venue able to hold five hundred people. Acoustic...

Children of history tackle sensitive time period

Children of history tackle sensitive time period

Written By Victoria Lemon, Playhouse Beat Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” written in 1852, is an anti-slavery story that follows the life of a middle-aged slave, Tom. The adaptation of this novel by Jason Jacobs and Tome Cousin will be presented on the Rauh stage at the Pittsburgh Playhouse to finish out the 2016-17...