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Rugby fundraiser participants sign contract to keep it “PG”

Rugby fundraiser participants  sign contract to keep it “PG”

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Last Wednesday, one of Point Park’s most popular fundraisers brought hundreds into the Lawrence Hall Ballroom for the eighth year in a row: Rent-A-Rugger, where members of the rugby club offer themselves - and a date itinerary - up for auction to the highest bidder. After the money is counted, it’s time to f...

Scooping ice cream for cash

Scooping ice cream for cash

Written By Gracey Evans, For The Globe

December 4, 2018


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New semester carries new courses

Written By Mitchell Drake, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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The incoming spring of 2019 brings another semester for Point Park students, but also brings new courses available that allow for even more enrollment opportunities. The majority of the following classes were drafted and began to take shape in Fall 2018, but some will debut in Spring 2019, accordin...

Security concerns return following mass shooting

Written By Andrew Brinker, For The Globe

December 4, 2018


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325 is the number of mass shootings in the United States in 2018 alone as of Dec. 3, according to the Gun Violence Archive. Since Columbine, more the 219,000 students have experienced gun violence at school, according to the Washington Post. Mass shooting is defined by the FBI as four or more people sh...

Rifts return in USG with one week left

Written By Amanda Andrews, USG Beat Writer

December 4, 2018


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United Student Government (USG) passed four new resolutions at this week’s legislative body meeting to reform its constitution as part of the effort the organization is taking to revise the document. One resolution, however, raised some controversy. The resolution updated the dress code of USG,...

“Old Man and the Sea” tests Playhouse as innovative space

“Old Man and the Sea” tests Playhouse as innovative space

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

December 4, 2018


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The Pittsburgh Playhouse will be the location of the worldwide stage adaptation premiere of Ernest Hemingway’s Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, “The Old Man and the Sea” this February. The show, adapted for the stage by A.E. Hotchner, one of the late Hemingway’s closest friends, will test the P...

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

November 27, 2018


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At this time in 2015, Anna Shields had given up on being a successful collegiate athlete and was working at a bank in her hometown of Torrington, Connecticut. Now in her senior year, Shields is a cross country National Champion and a National Athlete of the Year. “It feels really surreal ...and I can be c...

Faculty diversity committee moves forward after first active semester

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

November 27, 2018


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The committee for diversity and inclusion began as a fledgling ad-hoc committee in the spring. Now, it’s a standing committee hoping to make teaching styles, course language and faculty more inclusive. The report outlined a number of findings and recommendations for staff to increase diversity a...

Rounding out year, USG looks to 2019

Rounding out year, USG looks to 2019

Written By Amanda Andrews, USG Beat Writer

November 27, 2018


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United Student Government (USG) held its first Legislative Body Meeting since the end of Thanksgiving Break and has already started planning new objectives for the spring semester. Senator Sophie Burkholder suggested the popularly-received idea of USG creating and hosting a radio show on WPPJ Radio next semeste...

Seniors finishing early taking different paths

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

November 27, 2018


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While the ending of the semester signifies a simple holiday break for most students, for others it’s something much more significant: graduation. For a select amount of students, graduating early is a relieving way to get the jump on a career path for their major. Some students know exactly what they’re do...

A Tree All Aglow

A Tree All Aglow

November 27, 2018


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Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


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