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Future of COPA show “Parade” met with uncertainty

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

December 6, 2019

A decision as to whether or not “Parade” will go forward with production has still not been made after the second of two discussions Friday, according to Dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) Steven Breese. Breese said students could expect a decision to be made within the coming wee...

USG Senator accused of forging signatures

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-News Editor

December 4, 2019

An impeachment trial is slated for United Student Government (USG) Senator Mathew Johnson for next week’s meeting. Johnson is accused of forging an unknown number of student sign-up signatures on a club application form. The club, Turning Point USA, was unanimously rejected by USG on Nov. 13.  ...

President Hennigan hosts follow-up town hall meeting

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

December 4, 2019

In an anticipated follow-up to a town hall meeting held on Thursday, Nov. 21, President Hennigan met with students of the Conservatory of the Performing Arts (COPA) in the Highmark Theater of the Pittsburgh Playhouse starting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, in order to discuss plans for the near futu...

Vice President plays ukulele during meeting, avoids censure

Vice President plays ukulele during meeting, avoids censure

Written By Sarah Gibson, USG Beat Writer

December 4, 2019

While Monday’s USG meeting ran shorter than most others held this semester, it did not fall short in terms of eventfulness.  An open floor was held for senators and students to voice opinions or to make motions. Senator Bryce Hayzlett called for the impeachment of Senator Mathew Johnson. After Vice Pres...

Oh, Christmas Tree

Oh, Christmas Tree

December 4, 2019

Turnstiles installed in Lawrence Hall over break

Turnstiles installed in Lawrence Hall over break

Written By Diana Navarrete, For The Globe

December 4, 2019

Students returned to Lawrence Hall after Thanksgiving Break to find four sets of security turnstiles in place at each entrance. The main purpose for installing the turnstiles in Lawrence Hall was to address concerns about unauthorized people entering the building behind other students and for extra...

App helps students with financial plan

Written By Hayley Keys, Co-News Editor

December 4, 2019

On Nov. 18, George Santucci, the Director of Financial Aid, sent out a mass email to all students explaining that the university had begun a partnership with the app WhichWay. In the email, Santucci said that the app would “give students direction” when it came to budgeting, financial literacy,...

Dean of COPA cancels show ‘Adding Machine’

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

November 22, 2019

Artistic Director and Dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA,) Stephen Breese held a “town hall” meeting on Nov. 21 for theater students regarding concerns about the production of “Adding Machine: A Musical.”  Following Breese’s opening remarks, a multitude of students took the floor to ...