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Hip-hop artist Jay La’Mont shoots for the big leagues

Written By Aidan Segal

September 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Jay La’Mont, a Point Park sophomore, aspires to assimilate into a game that only a few have played and countless have dreamed of. The rap “game,” that is. New York and California have a stranglehold on the hip-hop scene that features among the greatest to ever hold the mic. Pittsburgh’s relati...

Student Leaders for Animal Ethics now on campus

Student Leaders for Animal Ethics now on campus

Written By Megan Bixler

September 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

While many people eat meat, most do not think about where it comes from. A group of concerned students have a plan to work against that. “I want people who are curious about animal welfare and the plant-based lifestyle to come with questions,” said Sienna Rodriguez-Truley, a freshman creative wri...

Men on campus show off their sense of style

Men on campus show off their sense of style

Written By Carmen Amadio

September 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Jacob Bergey, junior broadcasting major, poses in a simple black v-neck and a classic red flannel from J.Crew, skinny jeans from Nordstrom  and a pair of black ankle boots from Marc Anthony New York. He adds his square framed glasses and gold watch for the finishing touch. “I have an eclectic style...

Pioneer Public – Nick Kardos

Pioneer Public – Nick Kardos

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Nick Kardos’ description of himself started simple enough. “Very quiet,” he said. His attire said a lot about who he is, though. He wore a t-shirt with characters from the cartoon “Regular Show” on it, and two necklaces, one a cross made of nails and the other a shield housing a tiny mustard...

Student film “Runaway” moves into production phase

Student film “Runaway” moves into production phase

Written By Carley Bonk, Co-Features Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Drew Praskovich is enamored by horror films and spent his childhood watching them with his grandmother. Austin Harvey is also familiar with the genre, inspired in his screenwriting by authors such as Stephen King, Edgar Allen Poe and H.P. Lovecraft. Growing up near a drive-in theater shaped Johnny Hough’...

Campus includes diverse women’s fashion examples

Campus includes diverse women’s fashion examples

Written By Carmen Amadio

September 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Junior english literature major Hannah Starcher poses in a blazer and tube top from Avalon Excahnge, corduroy pants from Urban Outfitters, astronaut necklace from Market Square’s Christmas Market, and shoes from Target. Hannahs favorite way to shop is thrifting and her go-to store is Goodwill in the ...

New student organization channels positive vibes

New student organization channels positive vibes

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-Elect

September 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

“Do you like me? Check yes or no.” It was the love letter heard ‘round the world - at least it was when you were in grade school. Passing, writing and receiving love letters was one of the most compelling past-times of many childhoods. No matter whom they were from, no matter what they said, l...

Pioneer Public – Brandon Rodgers

Pioneer Public – Brandon Rodgers

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Brandon Rodgers is one of many students who had to adjust to life in Downtown Pittsburgh - yinzer-speak, pierogis, inconsistent weather and all. “I’m from Memphis, Tennessee, and my first objective was to get away from that area and, in my mind, go far,” Rodgers said. Downtown is pretty diff...

Students take a paws from stress with Campus Canines

Students take a paws from stress with Campus Canines

Written By Allison Hritz, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Students and faculty weren’t the only ones to walk through campus this week. On Thursday, Sept. 9, the College Canines set up shop in the lobby of Lawrence Hall. With them, they brought a variety of dogs. “My heart is so happy...I’m crying tears of joy,” said Tiffany Walker, a freshman stage managemen...

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 ...