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Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Strong odor prompts photo lab to call firemen

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Crime Report September 10

Crime Report September 10

June 29, 2016


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Monday 9/1 – Total Calls - 19 Lock Outs – 10 Medical Calls – 1 1:58am Boulevard Apartments 4th Disturbance Cleared 7:44pm Lawrence Hall Odor Cleared 10:37pm Village Park Fight, suspicious activity Cleared   Tuesday 9/2 – Total Calls – 38 Lock Outs &...

New club for first year leaders

New club for first year leaders

Written By Andrew Henderson

June 29, 2016


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Make Your Mark at Point Park! (MYMaPP!) is a new program for freshmen at Point Park which will connect 30 new students with leadership opportunities on campus. According to Bradley Kovalcik, coordinator of Student Activities, a survey of incoming Point Park freshmen showed that new students are mo...

Tom McMillan discusses Flight 93

Tom McMillan discusses Flight 93

Written By Michael Richter

June 29, 2016


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photo by Haley Wisniewski Students and faculty listened to speaker Tom McMillan on Sept. 11 in the JVH Auditorium. McMillan discussed his book “Flight 93: The Story, The Aftermath, and the Legacy of American Courage on 9/11” and provided information about Flight 93 through a slideshow p...

Drug, Alcohol Policies and Fines

Drug, Alcohol Policies and Fines

Written By Jane McAnallen

June 29, 2016


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Graphic By Riley Benson Students violating University drug and alcohol policies can face fines and other penalties, depending on the severity of infractions. Fines are higher for students hosting parties, or having a gathering of students in their dorm where drug or alcohol violations are taking place. ...

City amends marijuana bill, university stays put

City amends marijuana bill, university stays put

Written By Kimberly Prokurat

April 20, 2016


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After Ezal Pavlichko was fined heavily and tossed out of his dormitory for breaking Point Park’s drug policies this year, he was shocked to find out that Pittsburgh City Council has recently voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana within city limits. Following the passing of...

Rally draws thousands of Clinton supporters to CMU

Rally draws  thousands of Clinton supporters to CMU

Written By Michael Richter

April 13, 2016


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photo by Julianne Griffith Presidential Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to an estimated crowd of 2,000 at Carnegie Mellon University’s  Skibo Gymnasium on Wednesday April 6, 2016. Prior to the April 26 Pennsylvania Democratic Primary, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke t...

Adjunct professor resigns amid university’s response to dispute

Adjunct professor resigns amid university’s response to dispute

Written By Josh Croup

April 13, 2016


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photo by Dominique Hildebrand  Students rush past Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Trudy Avery’s plant in the hallway leading into the Academic Hall photography labs and Thayer Hall fifth floor dorms. A Point Park University adjunct photography professor resigned last week after a disagr...

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders shares platform at rally with Pittsburghers, students

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders shares platform at rally with Pittsburghers, students

Written By Alexander Popichak

April 6, 2016


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photo by Julianne Griffith Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a democratic candidate for president, speaks to a crowd of 8,500 during the “A Future We Can Believe In” rally at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Thursday, March 31, 2016. Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont S...

USG Senator resigns

USG Senator resigns

Written By Josh Croup

February 17, 2016


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A United Student Government (USG) senator has resigned after violating the Code of Ethics outlined in the USG constitution. Freshman sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) major Brennen Burke submitted his resignation to USG last week after sources say he was taken by ambulance to a loc...

City to celebrate its bicentennial with events throughout year

City to celebrate its bicentennial with events throughout year

Written By Alexander Popichak

January 20, 2016


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photo by Dominique Hildebrand The statue of the late mayor Richard Caligiuri overlooks the Pittsburgh Bicentennial banners at the Grant Street entrance to the City County Building This year marks a major milestone for the city of Pittsburgh: the bicentennial its incorporation as a city. To ...

Improv group induces laughs

Written By Andy Weier

June 29, 2012


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"Not Quite There," Point Park University's student improvisation troupe, successfully performed last Wednesday during a campus comedy night held in the GRW Theater in the University Center. Unlike most shows around Point Park - elaborately staged, costumed, directed and scripted - last week's comedy ni...