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Alumni relish campus changes, school growth

Written By Adelyn Biedenbach
June 29, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

This past weekend was Point Park University's first "Back to the ‘Burgh" weekend. Occurring the year after the successful 50th anniversary alumni weekend, the events offered a similar opportunity for alumni or former faculty and staff to return and see how many changes have been made.I have learned a ...

Americans are forgetting what actually matters

Written By Rachel Nunes
June 29, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

I am going to talk about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and how I feel about this guy who is essentially the Ayatollah's talking head gone wild.  The puppetry mechanism on this pretty boy is busted, and the Ayatollah gives a "word-up" to that as of 2008. Ahmadinejad is...

Beyoncé’s lip sync betrayal

Written By Jennifer Lough
June 29, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

 Numerous stories have been written speculating that Beyoncé lip synced The Star Spangled Banner at President Obama’s Inauguration, along with satirical accounts of Republicans calling for Obama’s resignation in light of this recent scandal as published on ABC, NBC and HuffingtonPost. Is this ne...

Trump rallies merit moral obligation to protest

Trump rallies merit moral obligation to protest

Written By Laura Byko
April 13, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

On Monday, Donald Trump announced that he’d be coming to Pittsburgh. Today, Donald Trump will be in Pittsburgh. He will be holding a town hall meeting at the Soldiers and Sailors Museum in Oakland at 5:30 p.m. with Sean Hannity of Fox News and a rally at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center at 7...

Donald Trump more dangerous than funny

Donald Trump more dangerous than funny

Written By Matt Petras
March 16, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

I haven’t been a Catholic for years, but as I write this, I feel as if I’m sitting in a confessional, ashamedly looking at my hands as I try to find the words to express the wrong I’ve done. Yes, I have a confession to make: I used to get giddily excited to watch Donald Trump insult his oppon...

America should say no to outdated drug policy

America should say no to outdated drug policy

Written By Kariann Mano
March 9, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

“Nearly 80 percent of people in federal prison and almost 60 percent of people in state prison for drug offenses are black or Latino.” That’s a fact from a recent Drug Policy Alliance article written about the war on drugs, incarceration and race. Nancy Reagan fought hard against drug use a...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 30, 2013
Filed under OPINIONS

Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher resolution than will ever be useful on a website — the pictures you take are often more than...

Create a custom header

Create a custom header

Written By Author, Writer
December 30, 2013
Filed under OPINIONS

Your header graphic should have your logo, organization name, tagline, and any other essential information about your program. Your graphic should be sized to 980px wide, and the height should be between 100px and 200px. You can upload your header graphic in the Custom Header Graphic section of the SNO...