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Mental health concern for victims of sexual abuse

Mental health concern for victims of sexual abuse

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

With a wave of high-profile victims professing their own personal experiences of sexual harassment and abuse, the #MeToo movement, revived from its original campaign in the 1990s, has revitalized a deeper conversation about what it means for women who have been abused, and how they can recover. Men...

SAEM panel encourages varying experiences, dreams

SAEM panel encourages varying experiences, dreams

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

“What would you tell your student self?” That is a question that was answered at the recent sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) alumni panel before Point Park’s career fair Thursday. The panel consisted of five graduates from Point Park’s SAEM program who currently have jobs in ...

Pioneer Public – Dani McSweeney

Pioneer Public – Dani McSweeney

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Dani McSweeney started at West Virginia University (WVU) with plans to become an athletic trainer. After realizing that path wasn’t for her, McSweeney transferred to Point Park to become a sports, arts and entertainment management major (SAEM). “I actually took the Point Park SAEM 101 in high school, my...

Valentine’s Day nears; students share first kiss stories

Written By Hattie Charney

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Preteen Bryanna Madden devised a plan with her friend at a middle school dance when she engaged in her first kiss, even if it wasn’t the best. Kristopher Chandler was surrounded on the dance floor when he leaned in to kiss the girl in the blue dress. Michael Diaz experienced his awkward first kiss...

‘Huncho Nitty’ looks to change lives through music

‘Huncho Nitty’ looks to change lives through music

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

While holding his little brother in his arms after the death of their brother, Rushan Roberts made the decision to pursue a degree, become a college athlete and take music seriously.  “I’ve seen so many people get killed and I grew up with a dad that was into drugs and he got arrested for that,...

A fan of family and football, but not the Falcons

A fan of family and football, but not the Falcons

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Kendall Ree once opened a video message sent from his father of New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham saying hello to him. He also met with the girls from the reality television show “Dance Moms” and went backstage to meet rapper Wiz Khalifa after a concert. Ree lives a life that most people dream. ...

Pioneer Public – Kendall Claxton

Pioneer Public – Kendall Claxton

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Senior Kendall Claxton has acted ever since she was four, when she performed for a children’s ministry production company started by her parents. From there, Claxton said her parents encouraged her love for the arts, although she didn’t take acting seriously until middle school where she performed in ...

Director reflects on Playhouse memories

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Opinions Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Most people wake up Christmas morning with their family surrounding a decorated tree with presents scattered beneath it - Kim Martin, however, remembers spending one December 25th morning a little differently from that oh-so traditional scene. Instead of a tree and gifts, Martin woke up in Point Park’s v...

Students struggle with groceries, healthy options

Students struggle with groceries, healthy options

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

The college experience is different for university students throughout the country and the world. One thing that seems to remain a constant, especially at Point Park, is the struggle to access groceries or healthy options while living their college experience. Students have two main sources of on-c...

Berlin balances mixing, performing, legislating

Berlin balances mixing, performing, legislating

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

January 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Jacob Berlin is a student known across campus for his larger than life personality. At first glance, one can immediately sense his radiating ambition. Berlin, sophomore mass communication major, has a busy life in addition to his studies. From a young age, a passion for mixing tracks has been a role h...

Wizards gather in SC gym

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Harry Potter is a series of books and films that will live on in infamy for children growing up in the early 2000s. Wands, owls and magic are all key to the success of the franchise. One of the more underrated parts of the franchise may be its mythical sport, Quidditch. Point Park’s Campus Activities B...

Pioneer Public – Victor Sule

Pioneer Public – Victor Sule

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURES

Victor Sule had never left his home country of Nigeria until he came to America this summer. After earning his undergraduate degree in botany in Nigeria, Sule came to Point Park to study environmental studies. Sule said he picked Point Park because it was not too big or too small, and because he wante...