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Candidates for USG President – Robert Bertha

Candidates for USG President – Robert Bertha

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Robert "Bobby" Bertha is a junior Broadcast Production and Media Management major from West Deer, Pa. who has served on USG for 2 years as both a Senator at Large and Vice President.

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Title IX to hold annual sexual violence awareness concert

Title IX to hold annual sexual violence  awareness concert

Written By Carley Bonk, Copy Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Pioneer Records will be holding its second annual Break the Silence concert Friday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Playhouse featuring Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties and Drop the Act.  The event is in collaboration with Point Park’s Title IX office to raise awareness for sexual violence. Samantha...

Food distributor’s incorrect labeling causes mix-up at Playhouse Café

Food distributor’s incorrect labeling causes mix-up at Playhouse Café

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Religious distress became a student concern after a mixup in food labeling at the Pittsburgh Playhouse led to the consumption of pork. Senator Samiar Nefzi brought to United Student Government’s (USG) attention about the incident that took place at Premieres Cafe in the Playhouse. After mislabeling,...

The Globe celebrates 50 years

The Globe celebrates 50 years

Written By Chloe Jakiela, News Photo Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS, PHOTOS

Five decades of Globe staff members including over 100 current Globe staff members, faculty and alumni attended the 50th anniversary reunion event Saturday evening in the Lawrence Hall lobby.

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Candidates For USG Vice President – Kristopher Chandler

Candidates For USG Vice President – Kristopher Chandler

Written By Michael Richter, Co-News Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s United Student Government is holding elections for all of its positions April 3 to 7. For the next two weeks, the Globe will profile the candidates for President and Vice President. We begin the series this week with profiles of the candidates for USG Vice President: Davion Heron and Kristopher Chandler. Student government Vice Presidential candidate Kris Cha...

Candidates For USG Vice President – Davion Heron

Candidates For USG Vice President – Davion Heron

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-Elect

March 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s United Student Government is holding elections for all of its positions April 3 to 7. For the next two weeks, the Globe will profile the candidates for President and Vice President. We begin the series this week with profiles of the candidates for USG Vice President: Davion Heron and Kri...

Academic Hall gets facelift

Academic Hall gets facelift

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Rep. Doyle blasts Obamacare repeal at Oakland town hall

Rep. Doyle blasts Obamacare repeal at Oakland town hall

Written By Iain Oldman, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle adhered to his opposition to Congressional Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at a town hall event Saturday, saying the plan will limit Pennsylvania’s ability to provide sufficient health care to the children, elderly and disabled. Doyle...

Health and Wellness fair to take place Wednesday

Health and Wellness fair to take place Wednesday

Written By Lauren Clouser, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The Student Health Center is hosting its semiannual Health and Wellness Fair today from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall lobby. According to Heather Capo, a nurse and the coordinator of the Student Health Center, a myriad of university and Pittsburgh health-related organizations will be in...

USG forced to re-vote on club budget

USG forced to re-vote on club budget

Written By Alex Grubbs, USG Beat Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Confusion hit student government as its vice president failed to broker a tie vote on a club’s budget last week. “I take responsibility for this whole mess,” United Student Government (USG) Vice President Bobby Bertha said Monday as the legislative body had to re-vote on Theater Club’s budget. Last...

Cold doesn’t stop parade goers

Cold doesn’t stop parade goers

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Irish or not, thousands of Pittsburghers braved the cold Saturday dressed in green as part of the 61st annual St. Patrick’s day parade. “There were a lot more people last year for sure, but for the weather it was still a decent turnout I think,” sports, arts and entertainment management sophomore...

Sinkhole repaired outside of Playhouse

Sinkhole repaired outside of Playhouse

Written By Gracey Evans, Sports Photo Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS

A manhole, which fell in and affected the pickup and dropoff of students to the Pittsburgh Playhouse, was fixed by Monday afternoon. On Monday morning at 6:43 a.m., students received a message sent on high importance from Jan Pekar, the Director of Transportation and Administrative Services, stating...