Point Park Globe

President holds first open forum meeting

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

January 15, 2020

As the university transitions from fall to spring, administration, faculty, staff and students are still seeking answers to questions posed at various open forum meetings held at the end of last semester. The previous forums were held in order to rectify a lack of diversity and inclusion within the...

Pioneer Records announces new Pioneer Stars

Written By Luke Mongelli, Co-News Editor

January 15, 2020

Pioneer records named Elias Khouri and Dejah Monea as Point Parks’ 2019-20 Pioneer Stars. According to Point Park University’s official website, Monea, a 20-year-old junior that majors in sports, art and entertainment Management (SAEM) from the Pittsburgh area, and Khouri, an 18-year-old freshman...

2 SGA senators turn in resignation letters

Written By Sarah Gibson, SGA Beat Writer

January 15, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) received two letters of resignation this past Monday, one from Senator Mya Jackson and another from Vice Chair of Student Concerns Committee, Cole D’Alicandro. Both senators cited scheduling conflicts as to why they were unable to continue being a part of SGA. During...

SAEM Club, CAB announce Spring Concert headliner

SAEM Club, CAB announce Spring Concert headliner

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2020

Drake Bell from the hit Nickelodeon television series “Drake and Josh” will headline the Spring Concert hosted by Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management (SAEM) Club and Campus Activities Board (CAB). “We wanted to get an artist that we knew that every student would know and would like, and...

State experiences unusually long flu season

State experiences unusually long flu season

Written By Diana Navarette, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Pennsylvania flu season is in the midst of an extended flu season. The season began in September and is expected to run until mid-May. “Cold weather and your body being cold lowers your immune system, so there’s germs going around, and it’s...

COPA replaces “Parade” with “Pippin”

COPA replaces “Parade” with “Pippin”

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

January 8, 2020

The 2019-2020 Pittsburgh Playhouse season was altered once more following weeks of student advocacy at the end of the Fall 2019 semester.   Over the semester break, a statement was released by Point Park announcing that the show “Parade,” which was scheduled to be performed in the spring,...

Turnstiles added to Lawrence Hall Lobby

Turnstiles added to Lawrence Hall Lobby

Written By Luke Mongelli, News Editor

January 8, 2020

The new turnstiles that were installed in Lawrence Hall prior to the end of the Fall 2019 semester, will be functional and ready for use as Point Park rings in the new year. In an email sent out in the early morning on Friday, Jan. 3, Dean of Students Keith Paylo, relayed a message from Chief Besong...

SGA kicks off spring semester

SGA kicks off spring semester

Written By Sarah Gibson, SGA Beat Writer

January 8, 2020

On Monday, January 6, the Student Government Association (SGA) met for the first legislative body meeting of the new semester. Change was in the air right off the bat. Present at the meeting for the first time were five representatives from the Graduate Student Association. They were granted representation...

SGA welcomes new Vice President for Spring 2020

SGA welcomes new Vice President for Spring 2020

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Opinions Editor

January 8, 2020

It’s a new semester at Point Park, and for the Student Government Association (SGA), that means many things: a new funding period, new events to plan and this particular year, it means that it’s sophomore global cultural studies major Grace Tyler Frank-Rempel’s first semester as Vice President...

First Cavs Legion GC scholarship awarded

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2020

Point Park University junior Zach Jenkins received the first ever Cavs Legion GC Scholarship, according to the Cavs Legion Twitter account.   “I feel so honored to be the recipient of the Cavs Legion GC scholarship,” Jenkins said. “Receiving this scholarship has shown me the value of...

“Bound in Before” uses dance in a new way

“Bound in Before” uses dance in a new way

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

First love is often an emotional subject. Thinking back to that time may bring up feelings of happiness, sadness or nostalgia. The dance theater show “Bound in Before,” which ran the weekends of December 6-8, and 13-15 in the PNC Theatre of the Pittsburgh Playhouse, explores this idea with creativity and inn...

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...