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Track and field head coach terminated last Friday

Track and field head coach terminated last Friday

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Kelly Parsley, head coach of the track and field teams for the past five years and head coach of the cross country team for the past four, was relieved of his position at the university on Friday morning. The termination came after Parsley received his ninth and tenth recognitions as River States Confer...

Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team is headed into River States Conference (RSC) playoffs after splitting their last two regular season games. Their first game of the week was their concluding game on their home turf, hosting the second-place Indiana University (IU) East on Tuesday night. Going into the game, Po...

Valentine’s Day in the city

Valentine’s Day in the city

Written By JOUR 257 Feature Writing

February 14, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

This Valentine's Day, The Globe partnered with Professor Helen Fallon's Feature Writing class to both spread love and tell stories of love from all throughout Pittsburgh.  University wears heart on its sleeve By Jordyn Hronec For college students, most major holidays are spent back home and away f...

Indoor track and field achieves back-to-back championship titles

Indoor track and field achieves back-to-back championship titles

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

For the second year in a row, both the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams are conference champions after spending this past weekend in Tiffin, Ohio. “The conference teams were definitely coming for us, so this victory was a little sweeter than last year’s because the conference has gotten so much better,”...

Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Stylish students perform in SAEM ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Written By Jared Murphy, Staff Photographer

February 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories, PHOTOS

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Women tally big win ahead of NAIA bye week

Women tally big win ahead of NAIA bye week

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team had one chance to pick up another River States Conference (RSC) win before their bye week, as they traveled just under three miles away from campus to Carlow University. The Pioneers opened up the game outscoring the Celtics 24-6 in the first ten minutes. Continuing t...

Future Educators of America practice defense

Future Educators of America practice defense

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

The second floor of the Student Center was filled with practicing teachers throwing punches and kicks Tuesday evening. The Future Educators of America were learning the art of Krav Maga - an Israeli militant form of self-defense - from certified instructor at Crafton’s Wright’s Gym, Kathy Kluk. “The fi...

Extreme temperatures blast Pittsburgh, then recede

Extreme temperatures blast Pittsburgh, then recede

Written By Hayley Keys, For The Globe

February 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Point Park also hosts a little over 1,000 students who live on campus and another 3,000+ who commute to campus every day. Cold weather poses the greatest threat to those individuals. Michael Gieseke, Dean of Student Life also helps determine if the university will close. “Everyone has to determine for themselves whether conditions in their own...

Two big RSC victories put women in third

Two big RSC victories put women in third

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

It was a weekend full of career highs and school records for the women’s basketball team. It all started on Thursday when the Pioneers hosted Asbury University for the first River States Conference (RSC) of the weekend. Sophomore forward Carly Lutz collected a career-high 17 rebounds, 10 defensively and s...

Pioneer Public – Dannys Marrero

Pioneer Public – Dannys Marrero

Written By Payton Communal, Co-Features Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When asked how he would leave his mark on Point Park University, Dannys Marrero replied, “I’m a military-student-athlete-drag queen, just saying.” Marrero, a 20-year-old political science major, has quite the all-encompassing co-curricular life. “You can do whatever you want to do,” Mar...

Public hearing occupies City-County lobby

Public hearing occupies City-County lobby

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Co-News Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:00 p.m., the lobby of the City-County Building was the host to a public hearing. The hearing was held in regards to gun control legislation that was proposed by council members Corey O’Connor and Erika Strassburger. Due to the high volume of citizens and speakers ...

Senior thanks family

Senior thanks family

Written By Rachael McKriger, For The Globe

January 22, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Sam Weir didn’t even realize she scored 30 points. The senior forward propelled Point Park to a victory over Ohio Christian University, 76-65, last week. It was a career-high game for Weir, who is a graduate student at the university. However, don’t ask Weir about personal achievements. She wa...