Point Park Globe

Point Park students part of winning team at advertising competition

Point Park students part of winning team at advertising competition

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Two Point Park students were members of the winning firm of this year’s “The Pitch” advertising competition. The annual competition, sponsored by the Pittsburgh regional chapter of the Advertising Federation (AdFed), challenges six groups of advertising students to craft a marketing plan for a speci...

International Media Students unsure of waitlist status

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief

December 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

For the spring course International Media, Point Park’s registration program, Jenzabar, is unable to create wait lists for dual-listed courses going into the spring semester. Helen Fallon, the professor who teaches the course, has to keep her own personal waitlist for the class and the subsequent t...

Bubble soccer returns to warm welcome

Written By Dannys Marrero

December 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) brought back its annual Bubble Soccer event to provide students with the opportunity to make new friends, relieve some stress and have fun wearing inflatable bubbles. Students who took part on Nov. 29 formed two separate teams while constraining their movem...

USG discusses future approaches to funding

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Student government conducted their second to last meeting of the semester by discussing future funding periods and internal procedures. During the Treasurer’s Report, United Student Government (USG) Treasurer Josh Croup started a discussion within the legislative body about allocated club funds duri...

Playhouse gathering favorite memories from Oakland site

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s conservatory is asking its alumni, staff, current students and the public to submit their favorite memory of the Oakland Pittsburgh Playhouse ahead of its closure in June 2018. According to the Playhouse’s website, the project is an “opportunity to reminisce through its 85 years and submit a memory for consideration to be posted on the Share Your Pittsbur...

Table Top Tirade ends semester with marathon event

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

This weekend, the gaming club at Point Park will wrap up the semester with two final events. Table Top Tirade will kick the weekend off with their final tournament of “Magic: The Gathering.” Every last Friday of the month this semester, the club held tournaments with a $12 entry fee. This month’s...

USG faces three resignations ahead of semester’s end

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Pro-Tempore Daniel Murphy along with two senators have resigned from their positions effective immediately. According to a USG press release, Murphy served as senator for the Conservatory of Performing Arts for three years. This was Murphy’s first semester a...

Pompeani father-daughter duo returns to alma mater for talk on TV industry

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Students and faculty filled the Lawrence Hall Ballroom last Tuesday to hear Bob and Celina Pompeani share advice on broadcasting and the current state of the industry. “I always look forward to coming back,” Pompeani said afterward. “I think one of the best things this university does is bring...

Student government swears in new vice president, senators-at-large

Student government swears in new vice president, senators-at-large

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Bobby Bertha appointed Senator Kaylee Kearns as vice president. According to a USG press release announcing her nomination Friday, Kearns is a sophomore sports, arts and entertainment management major representing the Rowland School of Business. She has be...

Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Christopher Ruddy, founder and CEO of Newsmax Media Inc., discussed his career in the media and friendship with President Donald Trump during his appearance that was met with a silent protest at the Pittsburgh Playhouse last Wednesday. The second installment of the Center for Media Innovation’s (CMI) TalkBack...

Criminal Justice Club shows appreciation to local law enforcement

Criminal Justice Club shows appreciation to local law enforcement

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-Copy Desk Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Last year, members of the Criminal Justice Club started an initiative to deliver cakes to different police zones around Pittsburgh to show their appreciation for law enforcement officials. This year, the newfound tradition scales more than just the Pittsburgh police zones, adding Point Park’s police de...

“Trump whisperer” Christopher Ruddy to speak at Playhouse

“Trump whisperer” Christopher Ruddy to speak at Playhouse

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Right-wing media pioneer Christopher Ruddy will speak tonight at the Pittsburgh Playhouse about his company Newsmax Media Inc. as well as his experiences as a friend of President Trump. The event is the second installment of the TalkBack Series sponsored by the Center for Media Innovation (CMI), a sp...