Point Park Globe

Club brings joy to nearby shelter residents

Written By Jodryn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under NEWS

In a small room in the basement of a building, three students perform a karaoke version of Dolly Parton’s “Nine to Five.” Sitting in front of the students are the building’s residents, mostly older people who all watch and smile. Sometimes they talk quietly amongst themselves. One of the residen...

CMI premieres new O’Donnell fellowship

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Center for Media Innovation (CMI) has established a partnership with the Allegheny Foundation to fund the $20,000 Doris O’Donnell Innovators in Investigative Reporting Fellowship for a journalist to utilize creative storytelling in underserved markets or “news deserts.” “It puts the CMI at the center of this eme...

USG prepares for summer

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) held its second-to-last meeting of the semester on Monday, April 15. The legislative body sought to tie-up loose ends and discuss resolutions that will affect USG as it moves into summer session under a new administration. There was also extensive discussion on the f...

Athletes Pied in the Park

Athletes Pied in the Park

April 16, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

CAB’s ‘Spring Fling’ event celebrates end of 2018-19 year

CAB’s ‘Spring Fling’ event celebrates end of 2018-19 year

April 16, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

On Friday, April 12, the Campus Activities Board put on “Spring Fling.” The event was in celebration of the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Students enjoyed live music, free Moe’s queso and activities such as potting succulents and making seaglass necklaces. CAB also provided ice cream, cotton ca...

Berlin wins by landslide vote

Berlin wins by landslide vote

Written By Dannys Marrero, For The Globe

April 9, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

On Friday, Michael Gieseke, Dean of Student Life emailed the student body the verified results of the United Student Government elections. In the email, after stating that this was a record-breaking election for student-voter turnout, Gieseke announced that Jake Berlin, a junior mass communication major, r...

Tuition set to increase again

Written By Andrew Brinker, Co-News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS

“Running a university is expensive,” Point Park University President Paul Hennigan said. “Every year the costs to run this place rise, and that ultimately drives a tuition increase.” Tuition prices are rising for the 2019-2020 school year, a decision by the Point Park administration that has been a...

Roast Boast Toast Bob O’Gara Send-Off

Roast Boast Toast Bob O’Gara Send-Off

Written By Alex Grubbs, For The Globe

April 9, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Legislative body votes down Kearns’ vetoes

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS

This week, the United Student Government (USG) overturned two vetoes put forward by President Kaylee Kearns. The first veto applied to Resolution 03182019.1, which created guidelines for the redaction of information in meeting minutes. In a letter to all USG members, Kearns cited her concerns regar...

In Brief – Ride Sharing Safety

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

April 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Nearly two weeks ago, on March 29, University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson mistakenly entered a vehicle she thought to be her Uber outside of a bar. The 21-year-old was last seen alive around 2 a.m. when she called an Uber and got into a black Chevy Impala. Josephson was separated from ...