Point Park Globe

Spring CAB event to bring Coachella to Village Park Friday

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Campus Activities Board (CAB) will send off the spring semester Friday with “CABchella,” named after the music festival Coachella. According to Executive Director of CAB Kaitlyn Smith, the event serves as the university’s Spring Fling and promises music and food in Village Park. Four performer...

Feminist Collective president resigns, new leadership established

Feminist Collective president resigns, new leadership established

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

April 3, 2018


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The Feminist Collective shifted its club officer positions over the weekend after President Adam Rossi stepped down due to issues arising regarding his leadership as a male president. Vice President Ariel Squire, a sophomore performances and practices major, will finish the spring semester serving as ...

Student government opens funding investigation, adopting resolution

Written By Alexander Popichak, USG Beat Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Point Park’s United Student Government (USG) opened an investigation during its Monday meeting into expanding its monetary footprint. The resolution, adopted unanimously Monday, is the first step for the legislative body to work with university administrators in re-evaluating what funds USG is given ...

Annual Pioneer Community Day set to flood city with volunteers

Annual Pioneer Community Day set to flood city with volunteers

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Point Park organizations will gather on Saturday for the eighth annual Pioneer Community Day (PCD) to restore gardens and churches throughout Pittsburgh. The day of volunteering is headed by Matt Bauman, United Student Government (USG) parliamentarian. “Last year was, I think, a very successful Pioneer Communit...

CAB rehires executive director, first to serve consecutive terms

Written By Nick Kasisky

April 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

For the first time in club history, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) named junior business major Kaitlyn Smith to serve a second year as executive director for the organization. The position is traditionally held by senior students. Smith, however, was given the position during her junior year. Smith...

Future generations march for their future

Future generations march for their future

Written By Chloe Jakiela and Jared Murphy

March 27, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

High school students lead rally of approx. 30,000 people at March for Our Lives on Saturday, marching from the Pittsburgh City-County Building to Market Square, protesting gun violence in solidarity with the national movement.

USG recognizes Christian club, discusses ongoing elections

USG recognizes Christian club, discusses ongoing elections

Written By Alexander Popichak, USG Beat Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS

As Point Park’s United Student Government (USG) enters its election week, the legislative body recognized a new club. The club approved Monday, The U, is a branch of a youth group at Pittsburgh-based Amplify Church. Amplify is a non-denominational church and branches of The U have been set up at In...

Paylo clarifies dress policy for grads

Paylo clarifies dress policy for grads

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor Elect

March 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS

As graduation looms ahead for seniors in many organizations across campus, policy for what is acceptable decoration to represent those organizations on graduation day remains in place, according to Dean of Students Keith Paylo. “Policy is policy,” Paylo said in a phone interview. “The only cords that ar...

Point Blank Live fills GRW, unites talent

Point Blank Live fills GRW,  unites talent

Written By Nick Horwat, Co-A&E Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS

It started with the idea of something big, and ended with an arrest. Not a literal arrest, though the show was closed by an entire cast in handcuffs. Alexander Popichak had plans of doing something big on television that was not news-focused, and Copen was in from the beginning. “Popichak asked me...

Sex offender arrested on campus pleads guilty

Sex offender arrested on campus pleads guilty

Written By Nikole Kost, News Photo Editor

March 22, 2018


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A registered sex offender that was arrested in Lawrence Hall last year plead guilty this morning to resisting arrest and trespassing. Judge Jill E. Rangos of Allegheny County Criminal Courts of Common Pleas sentenced Banks to one year of probation, completion of his GED, and have no contact with Poi...

University unveils restored facades as construction nears completion

University unveils restored facades as construction nears completion

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor Emeritus

March 20, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

When Elmer Burger, university architect and planner, describes the open plaza on the Forbes Avenue side of the new Pittsburgh Playhouse, the imagery turns to an Italian town square. The centerpieces of the outdoor terrace at the new Playhouse are three historic facades, unveiled Monday, that adorn th...

USG Election 2018: Presidential and VP candidates

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

March 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Presidential Candidates: Hayley Hoffman says that if she were elected United Student Government (USG) president, she would be the connecting voice between the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) and the rest of the University. “I can see students within COPA struggling without that voice; they ...