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Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Written By Jared Murphy, Staff Photographer

February 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, PHOTOS

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Low budget options to avoid over- spending on Valentine’s holiday

Written By Sarah Yobbi, For The Globe

February 12, 2019


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Jaimy Gallagher owns The Pretzel Shop and offers sweet treats for low prices from $1. Trader Joe’s offers good cuisine that Anthony Yoder cooks in his apartment, and spends “roughly 20-25 bucks.” Wanting to impress someone on Valentine’s Day can be difficult when you’re a broke college kid....

Future Educators of America practice defense

Future Educators of America practice defense

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The second floor of the Student Center was filled with practicing teachers throwing punches and kicks Tuesday evening. The Future Educators of America were learning the art of Krav Maga - an Israeli militant form of self-defense - from certified instructor at Crafton’s Wright’s Gym, Kathy Kluk. “The fi...

Pioneer Public – Vanessa Love

Pioneer Public – Vanessa Love

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

February 5, 2019


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In addition to being the new director for Title IX and Diversity, Vanessa Love, 35, has had a varied career in the legal field in relation to helping students, as well as those in child services. Love went to the University of Pittsburgh and majored in political science with a minor in legal studies bef...

CAB gives back with lunches

CAB gives back with lunches

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 29, 2019


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Last Thursday on Jan. 24, in light of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) held an event to provide bagged lunches for the needy. Kate Smith, senior business management major and Executive Director of CAB, says  the campus community likes to honor the holiday while giving back...

Pioneer Public – Dannys Marrero

Pioneer Public – Dannys Marrero

Written By Payton Communal, Co-Features Editor

January 29, 2019


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When asked how he would leave his mark on Point Park University, Dannys Marrero replied, “I’m a military-student-athlete-drag queen, just saying.” Marrero, a 20-year-old political science major, has quite the all-encompassing co-curricular life. “You can do whatever you want to do,” Mar...

Pioneer Public – BreeOnna Springer

Pioneer Public – BreeOnna Springer

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 22, 2019


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“Sometimes as a woman in our society, it’s hard to uplift others because it feels like we’re in constant competition to be better, or prettier, or more this or more that, when we should honestly come together and appreciate others for their differences,” BreeOnna Springer said. Springer, 22, ...

Women turn hatred for music into passion

Women turn hatred for music into passion

Written By Dara Collins, Editor Elect

January 22, 2019


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At six years old, Allissa Logsdon began playing her late great aunt’s piano, and her mother encouraged piano lessons. At 12 years old, she began singing and added voice lessons. Bryana Appley started playing the piano and violin at nine years old and picked up a guitar for the first time at the same ...

Favorite author surprises student for act of kindness

Favorite author surprises student for act of kindness

January 22, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia, PHOTOS, Uncategorized

Senior Mass Communications student Ian Brady embraces Wesleyville resident Shani Bills. Brady opened his Pittsburgh apartment to the Bills family when Shani’s husband, Paul, suffered a brain aneurysm on Dec. 8, 2018 and was admitted to a local hospital. To commend Brady’s act of kindness, author Kev...

Pioneer Public – Aleina Smith

Written By Payton Communale, Co-Features Editor

January 15, 2019


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Point Park professor Dr. Aleina Smith graduated high school with almost 4,000 community service hours and has earned herself six college degrees. “I love to learn,” Smith said. “I love to challenge myself. I love to be in a space where other people want to challenge themselves. I was the nerd, but...

Pioneer Public – Megan Fahey

Pioneer Public – Megan Fahey

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

January 8, 2019


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When Megan Fahey, 29, graduated from West Virginia University in 2017 with a degree in creative writing, she discovered she would have to wear a hard hat if she wanted to take the only position offered to her in the field after applying for almost 70 jobs. “[The job] required me to work in the adva...

Philanthropy on the rise within campus clubs

Philanthropy on the rise within campus clubs

Written By Zoe Esperseth, For The Globe

January 8, 2019


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The number of helping hands is on the up and up at Point Park, rooted in the fact that more clubs are getting serious about philanthropy and giving back to the community According to Rachel Phillips, assistant coordinator of student involvement at Point Park University, more and more individuals have bec...