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Graduating CAB leader discusses organization’s past, present, future

Graduating CAB leader discusses organization’s past, present, future

Written By Dara Collins, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Sports, arts and entertainment management senior Colten Gill describes the Campus Activities Board (CAB) as an always changing, never static organization. As a student who has switched majors, gained promotions within a student organization and his internship, and made a spontaneous decision to join...

Musical theatre program creates new partnership

Musical theatre program creates new partnership

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Copy Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Musical theatre students will have the opportunity to aid the development process of new musicals as part of a partnership with Pallas Theatre Collective: The New Musical Laboratory. Point Park University officially announced the new partnership on March 20. Over the past three years, Pallas has brought...

Gina Catanzarite: A Modern Village Storyteller

Gina Catanzarite: A Modern Village Storyteller

Written By Manon Riley

April 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Throughout the duration of Gina Catanzarite’s flourishing career, there are many stories she has transcribed into award-winning documentaries; one in particular made a lasting impression. She documented an organization called "Project Hope" when they welcomed 30 prospective Russian adoptees to the...

Point Park student set to launch late-night talk show

Point Park student set to launch late-night talk show

Written By Iain Oldman, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Standing on the floor of a clunky, unappealing set produced by green screen graphics, Samiar Nefzi ekes out a smile as he reads news about Jessica Biel and Sarah Michelle Gellar. He looks stiff. The sophomore is reading from a script rolling on an off-screen teleprompter, running down a list of talking...

Freshman filmmakers pop into national film festival

Freshman filmmakers pop into national film festival

Written By Matt Petras, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When Daniel Kelly described how he did independent video advertisements for various clients, he was wearing a t-shirt he got from one of those clients – “Calypso.” Leo Pfeifer could look back all the way to 8th grade when remembering film festivals he had entrees in. The freshmen’s short...

The lost tale of Point Park’s Switzerland campus

The lost tale of Point Park’s Switzerland campus

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Darlene Natale was only a freshman at Point Park in 1973 when she went on the learning adventure of a lifetime. She took a chance at a new program at the college that moved her to Switzerland for the semester for the same cost to study in Pittsburgh. She even met her future husband on the satellite...

Transgender student IDs now allow preferred name, gender

Transgender student IDs now allow preferred name, gender

Written By Francesca Dabecco

March 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Every student at Point Park has an issued student ID with their photo and name. It serves as a key to access campus buildings, a way to check out books in the library and a means of purchasing food through a meal plan, to name a few of its purposes. However, for some students, this simple indication...

Psychology grad program chronicles Pittsburgh’s homeless

Psychology grad program chronicles Pittsburgh’s homeless

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Psychology Robert McInerney, students are tasked with visiting the homeless throughout Pittsburgh and speaking with them about their experiences.

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CAB gets corny for Spring Fling

CAB gets corny for Spring Fling

Written By Chloe Jakiela, News Photo Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

CAB's Spring Fling will have a western theme this year and will be held April 21 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Village Park.

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ABC producer shares his story with students

ABC producer shares his story with students

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The Center for Media Innovation (CMI) hosted 1988 alumnus David Perozzi last Wednesday afternoon for an open discussion about his career as a producer for shows including ABC News, Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time, Scam of the Century: Bernie Madoff’s Crime & Punishment and more. Andrew...

Real students represent the university in television ads

Real students represent the university in television ads

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

In 2012, Joe Godley was on the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) floor of Lawrence Hall when he was asked for a copy of his résumé and headshot, both of which he had on him at the time. He didn’t immediately realize he would soon be a new face for the corner of real and world. “When I gave...

Pittsburgh Playhouse to host nationally touring band

Pittsburgh Playhouse to host nationally touring band

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

On March 31, the Pittsburgh Playhouse will host its first rock concert with an artist outside of Point Park, featuring Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties and Drop the Act. Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties is the solo project of Dan “Soupy” Campbell, lead singer of Philadelphia pop punk band,...