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Of Mice and Men opens at Pittsburgh Playhouse

Of Mice and Men opens at Pittsburgh Playhouse

Written By Mia Rupani
June 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Point Park University will kick off its 2014-15 theater season with Of Mice and Men, a play written by John Steinbeck and adapted from the 1937 novel of the same name. The University’s professional theatre company The REP will be performing the show Sept. 5-21. Robert A. Miller, son of famous Americ...

Musical theater major joins Broadway cast

Musical theater major joins Broadway cast

Written By Ty Smith
June 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

photo by Mike Guo Kaley Ann Voorhees, a  musical theater major, made her Broadway debut in “The Phantom of the Opera” in New York City on Monday. “Phantom” is Broadway’s longest running musical.    When Kaley Ann Voorhees received a call from her manager t...

Charities join together for a spectacle event

Charities join together for a spectacle event

Written By Tyler Polk
June 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

A year ago, arts planner Nina Sauer of Most Wanted Fine Art met the socially conscious owners of Penn Avenue Eyewear at an event at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont. They began to explore ways that the eyewear company could help starving artists build collections and find health care.  A year ...

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 30, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

photo courtesy of Tekko marketing and communications department  A group of cosplayers gathers outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center last year. Thousands of people bring different characters to life from anime to video games by creating costumes. A crowd of Japanese culture enthusiasts and ...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 16, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 16, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

Written By Iain Oldman
March 9, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

photo by Shayna Mendez Amanda Horn, sophomore economics & finance major and Maia Gilmour, sophomore psychology major jam out to music played at the rally before the start of the speeches supporting Bernie Sanders in Market Square on Feb. 27. In preparation for Pennsylvania’s April ...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 30, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

Take your stories beyond the text

Take your stories beyond the text

Written By Sample Staff Member
December 29, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story text.  Check it out on the SNO help site: http://v5.help.snosites.com/add-content/story-features/

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 29, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website to increase your audience.  Then when you publish a story, add a link and teaser on your Facebook...

Customize the look and feel of your site

Customize the look and feel of your site

December 21, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

The look and feel of this site is created by a combination of style and layout choices. To help get you started, your site came with a preselected style, but you can change this preset style to create a different baseline look. You can change the fonts, background, general appearance, and even your...