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Pioneer Public – Christina Wonnacott

Pioneer Public – Christina Wonnacott

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Most view retirement as a time to slow down and relax. Christina Wonnacott saw it as an opportunity to go back to school.  “A lot of people retire and I guess play golf and stuff, and that wasn’t my bailiwick. I love going; I love doing,” Wonnacott said.  Wonnacott is currently in her f...

Students earn internships working for Disney World

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Copy Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Some of Point Park’s very own will be living out their spring semesters in the place where all dreams come true.  A handful of Pioneers have been accepted into the Disney internship program and will be leaving for Florida in mid-January of 2019. Sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) m...

Active Minds Club becomes active once again

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

October 9, 2018


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The once deactivated Active Minds Club is reactivated and ready to help students discuss and handle mental health issues. Active Minds Club is a chapter of the national organization Active Minds. The club is an advocacy, awareness and education group that strives to erase stigmas surrounding mental...

Musical theater alum in ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Musical theater alum in ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Written By Daniel Strickland, For The Globe

October 9, 2018


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With a brand new creative director, The Pittsburgh Public Theater’s new season has added a recent Point Park alumni to one its productions. This season brings a promising diverse and collective group of shows to the Pittsburgh area. Among it is Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Sweat,” Shakespeare’s...

Pioneer Public – Dylan Kersten

Pioneer Public – Dylan Kersten

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 2, 2018


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Senior global cultural studies major Dylan Kersten became interested in music around the age of four or five, when his two older brothers made him a mixtape. “It was Bon Jovi, Lil’ Bow Wow, Cher, Backstreet Boys, Limp Bizkit, all these great things,” Kersten said. “So that was my first piece o...

Point Closet prepares for shop’s grand opening

Point Closet prepares for shop’s grand opening

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When Point Closet held its first pop-up shop of the year last week, president Monae Findley said she wasn’t expecting many people to attend. Findley originally anticipated about 200 people, a number which was based on attendance at last year’s pop-up. According to the sign up sheet, they had double...

‘When We All Vote’ rally held to influence young voters

‘When We All Vote’ rally held to influence young voters

Written By Joie Knouse, Staff Photographer

October 2, 2018


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Accounting students earn scholarships at Casino Night

Accounting students earn scholarships at Casino Night

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

October 2, 2018


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Students gathered last Monday night at the Sheraton in Station Square to spin some wheels and network with professionals. Casino Night, hosted by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), is an event where students from the Pittsburgh region come together to accept scholar...

Pioneer Public- Elise D’Haene

Pioneer Public- Elise D’Haene

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 25, 2018


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Elise D’Haene, a teaching artist in the cinema department, was a practicing psychologist when she decided she wanted to get into writing. “I had a practice, I was a therapist, I realized I really wanted to write,” D’Haene said. “So the first thing I did was write a novel called ‘Licking ou...

SAEM Club holds auditions for “Got Talent” show

SAEM Club holds auditions for “Got Talent” show

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

September 25, 2018


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Spinning plates, dad-jokes and drag queens are the tip of the iceberg for the acts that auditioned for Point Park Has Talent. Students of all majors came out last Thursday night in Village Park to audition for Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management (SAEM) Club’s talent show. Nate Grossi, juni...

Pioneer Public- Conor Mendelson

Pioneer Public- Conor Mendelson

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

September 18, 2018


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Senior accounting major Conor Mendelson visited Boston twice before he decided to intern there for three months this summer.  Mendelson landed the internship with the help of his sister, who works in Boston’s biotechnology industry. She sent out Mendelson’s resume and within an hour he received an o...

Diverse student interests encourage new clubs

Diverse student interests encourage new clubs

Written By Sara Flanders, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


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Whether students are into playing Uno and frisbee, dancing to K-Pop or performing in stand-up and sketch comedy- there’s a club for that. Four new clubs were recognized by The United Student Government (USG) this past week, adding to the university’s other 50 student-run clubs.  Rachel Phillips, Assistant Coordinator of Student...