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SGA Works on Automated Mail Service and a Greener Campus

Written By Cassandra Harris, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

SGA called their meeting to order at 3:17 p.m. on October 31. Senators discussed projects they were working on. Some include improving the Boost system, hosting a two-day club fair, looking into getting...

University to create sixth school for continuing education, certificate programs

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect November 10, 2022

On Oct. 25, the Board of Trustees unanimously passed for the creation of a sixth school at the university, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.   The university currently has five...

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Democrats win key Pittsburgh area races

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief November 9, 2022

Democrat John Fetterman declared victory over Republican Mehmet Oz in the Pennsylvania senatorial race. Their race was subject to national attention as it was a key race for control of the Senate.   “It’s...

Student Health and Wellness Center adds health educator position

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect October 28, 2022

With the Student Health and Wellness Center UPMC partnership beginning in 2020, new additions continue to be added to the space, including a new health educator, expanding on the administrative assistant...

Post-Gazette workers strike near campus

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief October 26, 2022

Editor’s Note: Some voices within this story are Point Park graduates who had involvement with The Globe when they attended the university. These voices have no involvement with The Globe now, as they...

Tentative U-Pass pilot agreement signed between university and Pittsburgh Regional Transit

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect October 13, 2022

The university has renewed talks with the Pittsburgh Regional Transit to provide the U-Pass program to students. According to a spokesperson for PRT, a tentative agreement to launch a test pilot program...

Student Health and Wellness Center holds opening ceremony

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect October 13, 2022

The Student Health and Wellness Center held a grand opening event with a ribbon cutting ceremony last Wednesday on the third floor of the Student Center.  The center officially opened last fall but...

Pioneer Pantry hosts first pop up event of semester

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect October 13, 2022

The Pioneer Pantry held its first fresh produce pop up event last Wednesday on the second floor lounge of Lawrence Hall. The event was free to all students. The organization filled tables with apples,...

953 plates missing from dining hall in only first five weeks of semester

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect October 13, 2022

Last Monday students received an email addressing an issue on campus: a large number of plates missing from the dining hall and asking for their return. Kristy Weiss, general manager for Culinart, the...

Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness applications to open this month; students weigh in

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect October 12, 2022

Back in August, President Joe Biden announced a three-part plan to cancel student debt for low to middle income class families. Applications for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program are expected...

Provost announces academic changes

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor September 21, 2022

In an email sent on behalf of the President’s Office on Sept. 12, 2022, the university announced two new changes to the university’s academic structure, effective as of this semester.  Firstly,...

No plans to change mask optional policy despite increase in COVID-19 cases

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor September 14, 2022
With students entering into their third week of classes, the university has already seen a significant increase of COVID-19 cases on-campus, leading to many concerns for the health and safety of students and faculty. 
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