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Pioneer Public – Drue Glaser

Pioneer Public – Drue Glaser

Written By Matt Petras, Co-Features Editor

September 21, 2017


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Drue Glaser, a sophomore student, has spent most of her life acting, singing and dancing. She said her mom claims she was already singing in the crib. However, she isn’t an acting major, or even in COPA. Glaser is a global cultural studies major. “I’ve been an actor all my life, but I decided it w...

Behind-the-scenes decorators place flowers

Behind-the-scenes decorators place flowers

Written By Lauren Clouser, Copy Editor

September 19, 2017


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Although the university has considerably less green space than some campuses, it makes the most of what it does have. Flowers line the sidewalks, trees shade Village Park and shrubberies line the walls outside of Academic Hall. All of these plants are regularly cared for through the effort of both the...

Farmer’s market returns

Farmer’s market returns

Written By Mary Anne Doggett

September 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Jonnah McClintock, sophomore advertising and public relations major, selects blackberries from the Green Market table during the Farmer’s Market last week.

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

Written By Aidan Segal

September 19, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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“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


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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


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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...