Point Park Globe

USG recognizes four clubs, K-Pop, Frisbee, among others

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The United Student Government (USG) recognized four clubs at its most recent meeting on Monday. The Point Blank Comedy Collective was recognized alongside the Point Park University K-Pop Dance Club, the Point Park Uno League and the Point Park Ultimate Frisbee Club. The Point Park Uno League was fou...

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

University seeks student input for future shuttles to suit commuters

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Alongside the first year of a Downtown Pittsburgh Playhouse comes changes for more than just Conservatory of Performing Arts students. Student shuttles from campus to Oakland have been pulled back from 15-minute-loops to pickups every half-hour. “The university, through the president, made the decision t...

Public Safety changes pointALERT system

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

September 11, 2018


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In the wake of the assault at Smithfield News, it has been revealed that new changes could be coming to Public Safety within the next month. The assault took place on Sept. 2 at 2:30 a.m. According to Public Safety’s police blotter, an individual notified Point Park police of an assault at Smith...

Bathtub bubble over, downtown attempts to pull plug

Bathtub bubble over, downtown attempts to pull plug

Written By Gracey Evans, News Photo Editor

September 11, 2018


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Pennsylvania attorney general issues report on campus safety

Pennsylvania attorney general issues report on campus safety

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 4, 2018


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State Attorney General Josh Shapiro visited the University of Pittsburgh last week to release a report on campus safety. The report features recommendations to Pennsylvania colleges and universities on how to act on students’ mental health, drug and alcohol abuse and sexual assault. “We want st...

Schoology All In

Written By Mitchell Drake, For The Globe

September 4, 2018


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This fall marks the full integration of Schoology, Point Park’s new online education tool. Schoology is a learning-management-system (LMS). The program has become increasingly prevalent in modern the age of education, and works to connect students with educators and easily manage assignments, submis...

New coffee shop opens

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 4, 2018


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After two semesters of an empty campus coffee shop, students once again have somewhere to grab fresh brews. “Our plans for this space were to turn it into a hub, basically, and I just got a promotion to run this location, so I’m really excited,” Director of Dining Service Zachary Schmidt said...

CCO at Point Park celebrates day off

September 4, 2018


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Students hit jackpot

Students hit jackpot

Written By Sydney Smith, The Globe

September 4, 2018


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Biden shows for Pittsburgh parade

Biden shows for Pittsburgh parade

Written By Jared Murphy, For The Globe

September 4, 2018


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Point Park to announce new School of Education

Written By Mick Stinelli and Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editors

September 2, 2018


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Point Park will formally announce the introduction of its School of Education Wednesday, Sept. 5, according to multiple sources within the university. The Chair of the School of Education, Darlene Marnich, described some of the benefits of transforming the education department into a School of Edu...

New campus coffeehouse opens

New campus coffeehouse opens

August 28, 2018


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