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School of Education hires new temporary dean

After serving as dean for three years Dr. Darlene Marnich steps down from her role, in the meantime Shari Payne takes on two dean roles
Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect September 20, 2023

After serving three years as sitting dean for the School of Education, Dr. Darlene Marnich decided to step down to be chair of the Leadership and Administration department in the School of Education. “I...

Mei Meis Mandarin Gourmet. a Point Park community staple restaurant, is set to close at the end of the month.

Mandarin Gourmet to shut down after 40 years in business

Written By Erin Yudt and Matt Sly September 20, 2023

Mandarin Gourmet is set to close their doors at the end of the month according to an Instagram story shared last Wednesday. Mandarin Gourmet has been around for 40 years, but on September 29, the restaurant...

A look into the contents of the sex safety boxes that can be ordered once a month by students.

Health center offers free sex safety box delivery to on campus students

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, News Editor September 20, 2023

Here at Point Park, there is a new initiative from the health center starting this month called Glove Box. Glove Box is a condom distribution program that will deliver students an array of sex safety products...

Full-time replacement for School of Communication advisor still not found

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect September 13, 2023

On July 31 previous School of Communications (SOC) advisor Emily Quidetto announced that she would accept another position at the university. The transition period has left SOC students without a full-time...

Campus macitence service changes name to Velociti

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, Co-News Editor September 13, 2023

As students return to campus, there are several changes they may notice. The student center is under construction and the dining hall has been remodeled. However, there is one subtle change that might...

University proposed to pay $1,250,000 settlement in COVID case

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief September 13, 2023

In a settlement signed on June 30, the university is set to pay $1,250,000 to enrolled students in the spring semester of 2020 due to an “alleged breach of contract” when they transitioned to remote...

Interim president Chris Brussalis appointed ninth university president over the summer

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief September 6, 2023

On July 25, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved Dr. Chris Brussalis as the ninth president of Point Park University.    Brussalis was serving as interim president after the resignation...

Students with meal plan can now only order once a day from the cafe

Written By Ashtyn Harter, For The Globe September 6, 2023

x With the start of the new semester here at Point Park, there are bound to be some new changes. One area of change that sticks out among the rest are the changes that have taken place in Point Cafe.  Unlike...

University provides on- ground undergraduate students free bussing with activity fund

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect September 6, 2023

In a blast email sent on August 26, Director of Student Life Desmond McCoy announced the University’s launch of its free bussing program called U-Pass through Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT).  To...

University replaces previous WiFi network for PioneerNet

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect September 6, 2023

According to an email from Point Park’s Information Technology Services (IT), “PioneerNet is now the new campus WiFi network.” It was implemented to replace the previous WiFi network and PointParkWebLogon. According...

SGA holds final events of the semester and prepares for next year

Written By Cassandra Harris and Erin Yudt April 20, 2023

Last Wednesday, the Student Government Association (SGA) held one of their last meetings of the semester in Village Park. The organization also held several events throughout the week like Meet the Presidents,...

Former WQED producer hosts live podcast event

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2023

The newly reopened Center for Media Innovation (CMI) hosted Pittsburgh-based documentarian Rick Sebak for a live podcast. Sebak was interviewed by students Andrew Bensch, Samantha Hindman, and Natalia...

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