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Alumnus makes comeback on Pittsburgh Public Theater stage

Alumnus makes comeback on Pittsburgh Public Theater stage

Written By Francesca Dabecco

January 31, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Just a few blocks away from where he began his college acting classes in 1998, Point Park alumnus Chad Bender is taking the O’Reilly Theater stage for Pittsburgh Public Theater’s production of “Twelfth Night,” a comedic play by William Shakespeare. Running from Jan. 26 – Feb. 26, this production...

Hand-in-Hand Alliance links students together

Hand-in-Hand Alliance links students together

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Copy Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

What had originally begun as an internship for Hannah Hepler has turned into a full-fledged program that is working to provide a smooth transition into college for students with disabilities. The Hand-in-Hand Alliance, a program offered through Point Park’s Disability Services, is partnering new...

Actress, writer tells life story with new one-woman show

Actress, writer tells life story with new one-woman show

Written By Victoria Lemon

January 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The Pittsburgh Playhouse REP Professional Company is starting 2017 off strong with a unique performance of a one-woman show about the struggles an all-American family faces when dealing with special needs. “Woody’s Order!” is a biographical play written and performed by Ann Talman and directed...

Point Park facility names steeped in university history

Point Park facility names steeped in university history

Written By Dara Collins

January 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

The names of Point Park’s facilities appear engraved in the concrete walls and printed across the flags along the buildings. Students walk through and past these buildings without thinking twice about these names, although the buildings that stand today on campus hold a history. The dance complex,...

Photography students featured in pop-up exhibit

Photography students featured in pop-up exhibit

Written By Gary Lenigan

January 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The work of Point Park University artists covered the walls of a home in Oakland last Saturday during a pop-up show appropriately titled “Fabric of Portraiture.” The exhibition displayed the interdisciplinary work of six photographers in the Point Park community. Among those featured in the show...

CAB holds skating event at PPG Ice Rink, despite rain

CAB holds skating event at PPG Ice Rink, despite rain

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Students hit the ice Wednesday evening at the PPG Place seasonal outdoor rink for a free event hosted by the Campus Activity Board (CAB). Because of inclement weather, the event was rescheduled to one week later, to be held  Wednesday, Jan. 18. Junior sports, arts and entertainment management...

Tattoo company holds annual special

Tattoo company holds annual special

Written By Nikole Kost, Features Photo Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS

Students from Point Park, Duquesne and Pitt flood Pittsburgh Tattoo Company as they hold their annual Friday the 13th tattoo special.

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University Instagram account wins national award

University Instagram account wins national award

Written By Eddie Trizzino, Co-Features Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Felicia McKinney spends a lot of time using social media. Although it is often thought of as a leisure activity, McKinney’s use of Point Park’s Instagram account has won a gold award from the 2016 Education Digital Marketing (EDM) Awards. “It’s very exciting to know that what we’re doing...

Playwriting returns with enrollment reaching capacity

Playwriting returns with enrollment reaching capacity

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

While pursuing a career in the field of musical theatre or acting, students typically work toward finding their voice on stage. During their time at Point Park, some may find their voice on paper. This spring semester revived a playwriting course that offers students an alternate creative outlet with...

Winter break an opportunity for professional development

Winter break an opportunity for professional development

Written By Kimberly Keagy

December 6, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

Heading home for winter break can seem like an oasis to college students, and while there is some value in getting that missed shut-eye, there’s only so much rest necessary, and students should focus on more this winter break. Andrew Goldstein, reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2014 Point...

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...