Point Park Globe

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Mike Bruno was fired Friday as the head volleyball coach, the Athletic Department announced. Officials declined to comment on specifics of the decision and players approached by the Globe declined to comment on the details of what led up to the firing. Bruno has coached at Point Park since 2005 and is the all-tim...

Wood Street Subway to close this December

Wood Street Subway to close this December

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

For certain Point Park students, it will soon be time to start looking for a new place to dine close to campus. The Subway at the corner of Wood Street and Fourth Avenue is closing its doors for good in the near future. Sunnat Gulmetov is the general manager of both the Wood Street Subway and the M...

USG Vice President resigns, replacement to be announced

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Vice President Davion Heron resigned from his position on Friday, Nov. 3, effective immediately. According to a press release from the United Student Government (USG), Heron cited personal reasons, and has declined to comment on the issue. He served as a senator, recording secretary and vice presi...

Pioneer Pantry event inspired by “Chopped”

Written By Kelsey Wolfe, Copy Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

School of Communication students enrolled in Camille Downing’s Special Events Planning course are raising awareness about the new Pioneer Pantry this semester. Each semester, students who take the class are required to work as an “agency” and plan an event for a nonprofit organization. With ...

DEVELOPING: USG Vice President resigns

DEVELOPING: USG Vice President resigns

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

United Student Government (USG) vice president Davion Heron has resigned, according to a news release issued late Friday.

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Volleyball Coach Fired

Volleyball Coach Fired

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Mike Bruno was fired as the head volleyball coach, the athletic department announced Friday.  Assistant coach Bridget Bielich is the acting head coach. The volleyball team will play at Indiana University of Pennsylvania tomorrow evening in the last regular season game of the year. The Pioneers...

Dave DiCello shares stories behind photos

Dave DiCello shares stories behind photos

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Pittsburgh photographer Dave DiCello spent Wednesday evening on campus sharing stories behind his photos and offering advice to students on all aspects of the photography business. Hosted by Point Park’s chapter of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and the Globe, DiCello spoke for ...

Campus Activity Board wins National Award

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The advertising campaign behind Point Park’s Halloween dance won a national award last week in Buffalo, NY. Members of the Campus Activity Board (CAB) recently traveled to the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-Atlantic Conference. During the trip, the organization was presented ...

Pioneer adventure weekend reflects and looks ahead

Pioneer adventure weekend reflects and looks ahead

Written By Sarah Pais, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Pioneer Adventure Weekend (PAW) returned to the Deer Valley YMCA Family Camp Oct. 20 and 21. PAW was open to all upperclassmen at Point Park University. The weekend get-away was planned by Maria Ochoa, resident director for Point Park, and ten of the upperclassmen resident educators (REs.) “We a...

Student gov’t approves second period funding allocations

Written By Hannah Walden, USG Beat Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Leaders of Point Park clubs met with student government members to approve club allocations for the second funding period of the semester. Student Human Resources Association club asked for $450 for a group membership fee. While there is no rule stating that United Student Government (USG) does not fund membership, it was initially decided that it would not be funded during this period.

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Phi Beta Lambda collecting caps for local child patients

Phi Beta Lambda collecting caps for local child patients

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) found a new way for students to make a difference and it’s as easy as saving a bottle cap. PBL, Point Park’s business fraternity, started collecting bottle caps around campus. Each plastic bottle cap that is collected will provide one minute of dialysis for a local child ...

Podcast explores Duquesne missing persons cases

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Duquesne graduate student Dakota James disappeared this past winter under mysterious circumstances, and after a six-week city-wide search, his body was found in the Ohio River. Two years earlier, Duquesne nursing student Paul Kochu went missing under mysterious circumstances, and after an extensiv...