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SGA prepares for upcoming elections

Written By Gavin Petrone, SGA Beat Writer February 21, 2024

On Monday, Feb. 19, SGA held a meeting to discuss their upcoming elections ahead of spring break, debating how students should cast their ballots.   Following the passing of Resolution BL.02122024,...

U-Pass Program continues to provide free bussing

Written By Hannah Staus, For The Globe February 21, 2024

In the beginning of the fall semester, Point Park University finally joined the U-Pass program, which allows students to travel for free around the city on buses, the T, and even the Incline. Pittsburgh...

Students for Change meets in Solidarity with Palestine

Written By Cilla Catello, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Point Park Students for Change hold first meeting in solidarity with Palestine by Cilia Catello on February 16, 2024   Last Monday, the Point Park Students for Change (PPSC) held their first...

Pastor Jennifer McCurry is set to take on a new position at Carnegie Mellon University at the end of this week.

Coordinator of Spiritual Life leaves for Carnegie Mellon University

Written By Gavin Petrone, SGA Beat Writer February 14, 2024

Pastor Jennifer McCurry is departing her part-time position as Coordinator of Spiritual Life at Point Park for a full-time position at Carnegie Mellon University.    McCurry began working for...

SGAs legislative body meeting on Monday, February 12 in the Lawrence Hall Fishbowl.

SGA approves resolution allowing non-affiliated students be elected President or Vice President

Written By Gavin Petrone, SGA Beat Writer February 14, 2024

In a meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, SGA passed Resolution BL.02122024 by vote of 7-3 with one abstention, eliminating the requirement that election participants have at least one prior semester of senator...

Outside the Office of Student Accounts on the first floor of Thayer Hall.

FAFSA information packages release date delayed to mid-March

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, News Editor February 14, 2024

On Jan. 30, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced that colleges would not receive student's financial aid applications until mid-March, rather than the typical October release.  George Santucci,...

Outside the University Advising Center (UAC) on the fifth floor of West Penn.

School of Communication and Arts and Sciences advisors hired

Written By Cassandra Harris and Erin Yudt February 14, 2024

The School of Communication (SOC) has officially hired a full-time academic advisor. The position has been vacant since the beginning of the fall semester.   Nina McGuigan, who has been working...

Courtesy of SGA’s Website

This week’s Legislative Body meeting discussed changes to the university’s advising department, new clubs and other advisor updates.

SGA appoints Senator Arden Adams to previously vacant Rules Committee Parliamentarian

Written By Gavin Petrone, SGA Beat Writer February 7, 2024

Senator Arden Adams took the oath of office for the previously vacant position of Rule Committee Parliamentarian after a vote of 6-0 with one abstention.   Adams said, “I am affluent in leadership...

Outside the University Center, where the library will now be open again on Sundays.

Library open again on Sundays from 1 to 10 p.m.

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, News Editor February 7, 2024

Effective immediately, the library will open back up to students on Sundays. It will be open from one p.m. to 10 p.m. Elizabeth Evans, a university librarian, announced the new hours last Tuesday in...

Brad Kovalick, director of SAIL, has left the university for Penn State Greater Allegheny.

SAIL Director leaves for Penn State Greater Allegheny

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief January 31, 2024

Director of Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership (SAIL) Brad Kovalcik has officially left the university, with his last day being this past Friday.   Kovalcik will now be the Office...

SGA reinstates parliamentarian role and rules committee

Written By Gavin Petrone, SGA Beat Writer January 31, 2024

This week’s SGA meeting opened with deliberation on what should be done about the vacant rules committee parliamentarian position.   Senators debated on if the position was still necessary,...

Outside the Pioneer Pantry, where a new free market is planned to be installed next semester with new state grant.

University receives state grant to address campus food insecurity

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, News Editor January 31, 2024

The “PA Hunger-Free Campus Grant” of a $34,100 reward from the state to the university will allow the Office of Community Engagement to provide a free walk through market or free grocery store to students...

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