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Point Park Singers to host annual holiday concert

Point Park Singers to host annual holiday concert

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

While the rest of the world is decking the halls and rocking around the Christmas tree, the Point Park Singers are getting ready for the holidays in a different way. Throughout the fall semester, the group has been rehearsing every Monday night in preparation for its annual holiday concert. Jim Overly,...

Pioneer Records signs Chase and the Barons as newest Pioneer Star

Pioneer Records signs Chase and the Barons as newest Pioneer Star

Written By Carley Bonk, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Since Chase and the Barons has been named the latest Pioneer Records star, the band has already seen progress in their ability to build their fan base and develop their image and sound. “Music development wise, just playing so often has gotten us to be much tighter as musicians, our live shows have...

Gallery: Weekend in Washington D.C.

Gallery: Weekend in Washington D.C.

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Campus Activities Board helps students go shopping

Campus Activities Board helps students go shopping

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The weeks leading up to the holidays are also the final few weeks of the fall semester, meaning finals are right around the corner. This year, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) is once again giving students a ride to the Ross Park Mall via the shuttle service for their Shop ‘Til You Drop event. “With...

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre continues ‘The Nutcracker’ tradition

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre continues ‘The Nutcracker’ tradition

Written By Karly Rivera, Co-Features Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Starting off dancing as an angel and a party girl in “The Nutcracker,” the now Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) principal dancer Amanda Cochrane, has taken part in the Christmas-time tradition since she was 10 years old. “It’s a wonderful tradition,” Cochrane said. “When you hear sugar...

Dance professor’s passion for improvisation aids her in career

Dance professor’s passion for improvisation aids her in career

Written By Kimmie Prokurat
November 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Buses speed by, people charge to their destination and loud noises bounce off of buildings all while a group of dancers in the middle of a sidewalk move so slowly that to the naked eye, they barely seem to be moving at all. The woman responsible for this artistic display which colored the streets...

Watch: NPR’s Diane Rehm visits Point Park

Watch: NPR’s Diane Rehm visits Point Park

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-Elect
November 15, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia, WPPJ

The Point Park Globe's Editor-Elect Alexander Popichak had the chance to speak with NPR's Diane Rehm, host of The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU-FM in Washington, D.C.. Rehm visited Point Park University November 14th for a celebration of her work and in support of her latest book On My Own which details the...

‘Contemporary Choreographers’ produces shows for Playhouse

‘Contemporary Choreographers’ produces shows for Playhouse

Written By Karly Rivera, Co-Features Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

From the lighting design to the dynamic choreography, stage manager Cat Hickerson believes “Contemporary Choreographers” is a show anyone, no matter their background, can enjoy. “Each piece is very unique,” said Hickerson, a senior stage management major. “I think it’s a really good example...

PPG Place tree and ice rink ready for Light Up Night

PPG Place tree and ice rink ready for Light Up Night

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Photo: Fall Fest brings music to Village Park

Photo: Fall Fest brings music to Village Park

Written By Robert Berger, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Therapy Animals comfort students with mental health issues

Therapy Animals comfort students with mental health issues

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Chaise Schrecengost’s dog Jack follows her almost everywhere. Although people ask her why a dog is in buildings or on the bus with her, she has an easy explanation for the reason: Jack is her therapy dog. “People ask me why I have a dog with me, but I’m always prepared for the situation,”...

Student’s travels inspire decision to pursue photojournalism

Student’s travels inspire decision to pursue photojournalism

Written By Courtney Giles
November 9, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Kelsey Mikeska always wanted to travel the world, and when she got the opportunity to work as an Au Pair in Sydney, Australia she knew this would allow her to live out her dreams. “Within a month, I found a family, booked a ticket, quit my job and moved,” Mikeska said. Her journey has changed...