Point Park Globe

Clinton explains ‘simple’ election choice

Written By Marina Weis

June 29, 2016


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Thousands of people gathered in Market Square, wrapping around buildings and surrounding sidewalks, during a chilly Monday morning to hear Bill Clinton speak.Rep. Mark Critz, D-Johnstown, clad in a Steelers jersey, introduced the former president who campaigned for President Barack Obama the day before th...

Bounded by ‘brotherhood,’ Point Park rugby team strives to be recognized

Written By Ryan Bertonaschi

June 29, 2016


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Anyone who tunes in to post-game interviews with coaches, owners or general managers from respective sports teams is bound to hear the word “brotherhood” used to describe the relationship of members.The Point Park Rugby Club is not recognized by any local rugby unions as a team and does not have a ...

BSU holds Open Mic Night, features poets, musicians

Written By Malik Vincent

June 29, 2016


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Observers of all kinds filled the Starbucks at Conestoga Hall at Wood Street and Fort Pitt Boulevard to witness spoken word and music. The event that took place on March 30 was sponsored and operated by Point Park University's Black Student Union (BSU).     Poets, rap artists, and vocalists attuned th...

Budget debate pits club funding against gifts

Written By Joanne Parise

June 29, 2016


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The United Student Government's finance committee stood in front of a full house when it presented the funds allocated to various student clubs at Monday's meeting.The seats were filled with clubs' representatives waiting to see how much their club received compared to their initial request, but few cl...

CAB becomes more student friendly

June 29, 2016


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Music, dance and artistic expression filled the George Rowland White (GRW) Theater as the Campus Activities Board (CAB) took another stride toward expanding the Point Park University community.            The expanding of club connections between CAB and other student organizations is a pa...

CAB debuts second new event, develops ‘identity’

Written By Corrine Volosky

June 29, 2016


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As Campus Activities Board prepares to debut its first Dinner and a Movie event on Sunday, Feb. 26, the organization offered an inside look at the decision-making process of some of Point Park University's biggest events.CAB, one of Point Park's leading organizations, is mainly responsible for planning an...

CAB employs Guerilla Marketing

Written By Cory Bosket

June 29, 2016


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None other than the Point Park University Bison will be donning a ghoulish costume, racing through campus and scaring students into the event to help promote the upcoming Halloween dance,            The Wood Street skywalk will be turned into a fashion runway for models to strut their stuff in...

Hundred Wood to open in Village Park

Hundred Wood to open in Village Park

Written By Jon Andreassi

June 29, 2016


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photo by Matthew Nemeth Opening Sept. 8 is the new campus restaurant, Hundred Wood. The ecologically minded gastropub will feature recycled wooden furniture and more affordable prices than its predecessor.              Local restaurateurs Dennis and Melody Scott ...

Alumni come ‘Back to the ‘Burgh’

Written By Nikki Williams

June 29, 2016


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In 1975, when most of their friends were walking across the stage to receive their diplomas from Point Park University, Gene and JoAnn Pieszak were walking down the aisle.Nancy Davis-Kahrs remembered her days fighting for women's rights in 1967—to not be ordered to wear skirts to class.For Paul O'...

Students discuss Peduto’s Pittsburgh improvements

Students discuss Peduto’s Pittsburgh improvements

Written By Brittany Maniet

June 29, 2016


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New initiatives to early childhood education, new bike lanes and making streets and social events cleaner and safer for the upcoming generation of Pittsburghers; these are a few of the proposals Mayor William Peduto has begun implementing in his term as Mayor of Pittsburgh.  “He seems st...

Alumni office connects current, former students

Written By Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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Surrounded by decades of Point Park University yearbooks, jerseys and photos, Lisa Patterson works at the job she loves, connecting with over 24,000 alumni just like herself.Down the hall from Patterson’s office, Kristen Baginski is busy getting to know the university she is now working for as the di...

Adjunct win right to unionize

Adjunct win right to unionize

Written By Anthony Mendicino

June 29, 2016


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photo by Ty Smith Supporters of adjuncts unionization march down Boulevard of the Allies on Monday in the Labor Day parade. Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade is the second largest in the U.S. after New York City.   Point Park’s adjunct faculty chose to unionize in a mail-in vote o...