Point Park Globe

President Kearns given “highest form of reprimand”

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Kaylee Kearns narrowly avoided an impeachment trial at this week’s USG meeting following censures submitted by an anonymous senator. The censures - the most serious form of reprimand for a USG member - concerned a number of unreported meetings that occurr...

USG swears in new senators amid censure

Written By Amanda Andrews, USG Beat Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) legislative meeting was in session on Monday for an unusually long duration, lasting around two and a half hours. Many items of timely importance were part of the legislative body agenda, including the induction of the newly elected senators, the USG internal budget, debat...

Distrikt Hotel houses students until Keystone Flats is complete

Distrikt Hotel houses students until Keystone Flats is complete

Written By Nardos Haile, For The Globe

September 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS

An unfinished Third Avenue student housing project has forced about 100 Point Park University students to live in hotel rooms for the past three weeks. Since the beginning of August, students have been staying in the Distrikt Hotel, located a few blocks from Point Park University’s campus, since...

NPR’s “1A” comes to Pittsburgh

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

September 25, 2018


Filed under NEWS

NPR’s “1A” host, Joshua Johnson, visited Pittsburgh to host a live show at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture Downtown last Thursday evening. Johnson spent last week working alongside journalists at the local public radio station, 90.5 WESA, whose staff helped organize the event...

USG approves budget for student organizations

USG approves budget for  student organizations

Written By Amanda Andrews, USG Beat Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) approved budgets for nearly 30 student organizations for this current funding period on Monday.  A majority of the budget proposals were met with unanimous support from USG, with several abstentions and no votes against from the board of senators.  Once USG ...

Point Park gone phishing

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

“Look before you click” is the golden rule when it comes to avoiding a phishing email attack from making a computer vulnerable to spammers. The United States remains a top target for phishing attacks, accounting for 86% worldwide, according to a study by Phishlabs. Just this past summer, the city...

Student, faculty member among those who presented at TEDx Talk event at George Rowland White Performance Center

Student, faculty member among those who presented at TEDx Talk event at George Rowland White Performance Center

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Saturday morning at the George Rowland White Performance Center, Point Park hosted its first TedX Talks which featured topics ranging from mental health, prison system failures, online advertising and risk of energy consumption.  Mark Houser, director of news and information at Robert Morris Univ...

Playhouse tickets now one dollar

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

For years, the United Student Government (USG) has subsidized the one-dollar charge for student tickets at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. Now, in order to meet growing financial demands of student clubs and organizations, President Kaylee Kearns has enacted an executive power to remove that subsidy. The...

Counseling services names new director

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The once vacant director of counseling services position has now been filled by former Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Executive Director Kurt Kumler.  Since the resignation of Taffie Bucci last year, the position has remained unfilled. Kumler, previously the executive director of Counseling and P...

Warm Weather While It Lasts

Warm Weather While It Lasts

Written By Haley Faust, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

We Didn’t Start The Fire

We Didn’t Start The Fire

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Phi Beta Lambda to become Delta Sigma Mu

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

“It’s different this year,” Zac Seymour, President of Point Park’s sole fraternity said in an interview last Friday. “It’s not the same as what they’ve seen in previous years. We’re really focused on you this year. We’re not focused on bringing more people into the organization, we’re...