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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. 

Adobe to no longer provide Creative Cloud to students

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor September 7, 2022

An email sent to students on behalf of the Information Technology Services (IT) announced that the university will no longer provide Adobe Creative Cloud programs on personal machines or for home usage.  On...

John Ledley, a member of the United Steelworkers, participating in the demonstration.

Adjunct faculty hold demonstration during freshmen move-in day

Faculty were joined by fellow United Steelworkers members and PA-17 Democratic congressional nominee Chris Deluzio
Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief August 21, 2022

Members of the university adjunct faculty held a demonstration during freshman move-in day today to raise awareness of ongoing negotiations between them and the university. According to members of the...

Point Park police department joins ABLE Project

Partnership aims to train officers in peer intervention
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor April 20, 2022
Point Park’s Police Department has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, a program designed to train officers to intervene if a fellow officer is violating protocol.

SGA session comes to a close, new members sworn in

Written By Erin Yudt, SGA Beat Writer April 20, 2022

The Student Government Association (SGA) has officially ended for the semester as the organization’s final meeting was held this Monday, inaugurating next semester’s president, vice-president and senators.   Former...

University considers replacements for Schoology

Students, faculty, test multiple alternatives as Schoology contract nears end
Written By Caitlyn Scott , Co-News Editor April 20, 2022
Students and faculty could see a change in how they submit assignments and see grades in the near future as the university continues to test new grading platforms to replace Schoology.

SGA communications director steps down after losing presidential election

Written By Erin Yudt, SGA Beat Writer April 13, 2022

Former Student Government Association (SGA) presidential candidate Drew Simko has stepped down from his position as communications director, according to current SGA President Dennis McDermott. The announcement...

The Globe News Brief

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor April 13, 2022
This is the Globe News Brief for the week of April 13.

SGA appoints and censures members in two-hour long meeting

Written By Erin Yudt, SGA Beat Writer April 7, 2022

CORRECTION: In the print version of this article, the quote: "This is supposed to be professional, not personal. We need to learn how to keep bias out of this process" was incorrectly attributed to Kendra...

University to hold first inaugural Lavender Graduation

Ceremony to recognize LGBTQIA+ graduates and allies on campus
Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2022
In two and a half weeks, the university will hold its first inaugural Lavender Graduation.

The Globe News Brief – 4/6/2022

Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor April 6, 2022

Scientists transmit broadcast of Earth’s location into space A radio signal dubbed the “Beacon in the Galaxy” (BITC) message is being broadcast by scientists into space in hopes of contacting...

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