Point Park Globe

Downtown bake shop closes doors, concentrates on other locations

Written By Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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Community Facilitator (CF), Nicole Jones, liked the convenience of having Dozen Bake Shop downtown.Downtown Dozen customer, Lynae Pindell, is upset that the location has decided to close.As the owner of Dozen, James Gray said Point Park University students can still enjoy their cupcakes and other tr...

Downtown Pittsburgh construction progresses

Written By Adelyn Biedenbach and Joe Buckel

June 29, 2016


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Point Park University has long referred to downtown Pittsburgh as an extension of its campus, and though construction near university grounds may be minimal, the cityscape around it is currently undergoing many integral changes.The North Shore Connector, an extension to the Port Authority's light ra...

Drawing workshop host fosters creativity, knowledge

Written By Joel Brewton

June 29, 2016


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James Sulkowski had been living in New York City for 20 years and had been painting oil-based-portraits when his agent contacted him and told him about a new commission to paint murals for King Khalid bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia. The pieces continue to hang as a permanent installation in the Abdul Az...

Club hosts event on women empowerment

Written By Jon Andreassi

June 29, 2016


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“Bombshells in Business,” an event hosted by Strong Women Strong Girls (SWSG), will help women who attend to “position their goals,” according to Shaquela Myrick.“We wanted to target juniors and seniors who are sort of in the transitioning process between going into their careers versus an...

E-refund

Written By Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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This semester, students can now choose a paperless way to receive their financial aid refund check.The Office of Student Activities worked with PNC Bank to create  the eRefund system, which enables the university to directly deposit refunds into a student’s checking or savings account.“Overall, st...

Club Involvement Fair Sparks Interest

Written By Briana A. Hallett

June 29, 2016


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Point Park University’s Student and Convocation Center was full of excitement and high hopes as a number of the university’s clubs and organizations gathered to recruit new members last Wednesday.About 100 students attended the event, which was held on the 7th floor of Point Park’s new Student Ce...

Elections, poll give students direct input on proposals

Written By Joanne Parise

June 29, 2016


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Students can start checking their email for their copy of the United Student Government’s annual election ballot on April 3.They will be able to vote for the president and vice president as well as freshman, sophomore, junior and senior representatives for each school through the email’s link to...

Commuters keep ‘aware’ during commute

Written By Katie Janicik

June 29, 2016


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 Kristy Johnson, a sophomore advertising and public relations major, carries mace with her when she leaves her off-campus apartment in Washington Plaza, near the Mellon Arena.Alyssa Zagorac, a senior acting major, always walks to Point Park University's Pittsurgh Playhouse shuttle with a friend. "I on...

Emergency plan prepares to protect

Written By Joe Buckel

June 29, 2016


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With the shootings at Chardon High School in Ohio on Feb. 27 and at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Oakland on March 8, many organizations are questioning their preparedness if such an emergency arose at one of their facilities.The same goes for Point Park University. Are the students, fa...

Computers stolen from University

Written By Justin Platek

June 29, 2016


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  Surveillance cameras captured him: a white man, appearing to be in his late twenties, exited Academic Hall with iMacs belonging to Point Park University over a two day spanin June.       Footage showed his face, but it was not recognized by university officials.    "[Anyone] can walk in...

Emmy nominated director, producer screens latest film

Written By Silas Orteza

June 29, 2016


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An "inspiration" was how director and producer Chris Moore described his 2009 documentary "The People Speak," which was screened in Point Park University's GRW Theater last Saturday evening for an audience of approximately 100 film students and faculty from Point Park, the University of Pittsburgh an...

Condom Carnival aims to raise sexual health awareness

Written By Lindsey Watson

June 29, 2016


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Students waited anxiously outside of the ballroom for the start of the annual Condom Carnival. Once inside, students were instantly put in the Halloween spirit as the Lawrence Hall Ballroom had been transformed into a dimly lit haunted house. Shrieks and screams could be heard from inside the ballroom, wh...