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CAB hosts first coffeehouse

CAB hosts first coffeehouse

September 11, 2019

The best to-do’s in Pittsburgh

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

September 11, 2019

Living in a city is exciting. Each city has its own quirks - special traditions, festivals, hot spots and more. Pittsburgh, of course, is no different.  Downtown Pittsburgh, where Point Park is located, has a lot for people to do. Market Square is a perfect example - it always has concerts, farmer...

University welcomes new students with week of events

University welcomes new students with week of events

Written By Kenneth Foran, For The Globe

September 4, 2019

From Aug. 26 through 29, several student organizations put on events all around campus to welcome a new class of freshmen and returning students alike to another year at Point Park University. The week kicked off in Lawrence Hall Ballroom with Monte Carlo night on Aug. 26. Upon entry, students rec...

Pioneer Public – Kenny Sickles

Pioneer Public – Kenny Sickles

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

September 4, 2019

The typical story of dance competitions for young kids starts with hard work and determination, followed by performing in front of a panel of judges, an award ceremony and everyone going home and preparing for the next competition without really learning and growing from the level that they are at ...

International Media students visit United Kingdom

August 28, 2019

The Spring 2019 International Media class traveled to the United Kingdom in May for a two-week media studies trip. The class traveled to five cities across England and Scotland: London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Liverpool, Manchester and Edinburgh. ...

Point Park students fill seats at summer concerts

Written By Globe Staff

August 28, 2019

Ariana Grande Tia Bailey Pittsburgh was packed with Ariana Grande fans on June 12, for her concert at PPG Paints Arena. Grande’s show was opened by Social House, as other opening act Normani was ill, but they still kept the crowd’s energy up. They played their popular song “Magic in the Hamptons,”...

Pioneer Public – Hayley Oakley

Pioneer Public – Hayley Oakley

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

August 28, 2019

Then 17-year-old Hayley Oakley from Lynchburg, Va. had no idea how attending a concert in Pittsburgh would change her life or how hard she would fall in love with Downtown’s music and college scenes. When Oakley attended a One Direction concert at Heinz Field back in 2015, she explored Downtown and st...

Fall semester brings fun festivities near campus

Fall semester brings fun festivities near campus

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

The beeping of the Boulevard walk sign, the buzzing of emails flooding inboxes, the panic of whether or not you should drop that stupid gen-ed your friend made you sign up for: all of these things are tell-tale signs of fall at the good old corner of Real and World.  Fall on any university campus can be b...

Alligators, arts among city attractions this summer

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

August 21, 2019

The spirit of Pittsburgh is rarely ever as alive as it is during the summer months. The city contains over 90 neighborhoods, each with its own unique happenings and events. The summer of 2019 was no exception. Here’s what happened. The Great Gator Mystery Over the summer, a total of four live alligators were discov...

Downtown offers boatloads of options for transport

Downtown offers boatloads of options for transport

Written By Sarah Gibson, Opinion Editor

August 21, 2019

Students from all over the globe enroll at Point Park University every year. For students more familiar with the city, using the subway, commonly known as the “T” here, or catching a bus is no sweat; but for others, it can be incredibly intimidating.  For those who are unfamiliar, provided is a guide to aid the maneuvering of Pittsburgh...

Younger generations turning to K-pop instead of American music

Younger generations turning to K-pop instead of American music

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 16, 2019

In Newark, New Jersey, a line stretches the length of the sidewalk in front of the Prudential Center. The line makes a sharp left at the corner, and continues, past the stadium and through the small city. Newark stands in the shadow of New York City, and while it is home to the New Jersey Devils, it m...