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Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Gabe Reed celebrates EP Release with club show at Stage AE

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Pioneer Records artist and senior musical theatre major Gabe Reed performed at Stage AE last Thursday to celebrate the release of his debut EP and music video. The four-song EP titled “Chasing Grey” was released as part of the annual Pioneer Star contest held by Pioneer Records. Each fall, the ...

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Seniors say ‘bye-son’ to college

Written By Robert Berger

April 10, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Before the senior class sports their caps and gowns when walking down the aisle for commencement ceremonies, Point Park will honor the class of 2018 one last time through annual senior week events. “Point Park was my first choice, and the cinema program was really appealing to me,” senior cinema prod...

Bats explode for 40 runs in 3-game series sweep to improve 15-0 RSC

Bats explode for 40 runs in 3-game series sweep to improve 15-0 RSC

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After 25 innings of baseball last weekend, the Pioneers posted 40 runs on the board to  Ohio Christian University’s (OCU) nine to continue their perfect record in conference play.  “I felt like finally our offense produced to its capabilities this weekend,” head coach Loren Torres said. ...

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.

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...

Student activists look to continue #MeToo conversation

Student activists look to continue #MeToo conversation

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a world to educate them on sexual assault. Seniors Hannah Helper and Wesley Ehle share quite a bit – busy schedules, jobs within the Office of Student Life and an unrelenting ability to crack a good pun, just to name a few – but they also share a belief...

Shields cruises to 2 national championships

Shields cruises to 2 national championships

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Six individuals and two relay teams from Point Park University’s track and field teams flew to Pittsburg, Kansas last weekend to compete in the NAIA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championship. Junior Anna Shields highlighted the women’s roster as she finished with two national title...

Rainy weekend floods Thayer Hall, West Penn basements

Rainy weekend floods Thayer Hall, West Penn basements

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

When first responders descended to the Thayer Hall basement Friday evening, the floodwaters were already up to four inches in some areas.

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Mental health concern for victims of sexual abuse

Mental health concern for victims of sexual abuse

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-Elect

February 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

With a wave of high-profile victims professing their own personal experiences of sexual harassment and abuse, the #MeToo movement, revived from its original campaign in the 1990s, has revitalized a deeper conversation about what it means for women who have been abused, and how they can recover. Men...

Governor Wolf Pays visit to CMI

Governor Wolf Pays visit to CMI

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

In an effort to hear from constituents and directly address gerrymandering and redistricting issues, Gov. Tom Wolf brought his non-partisan listening session to the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) last Thursday at 2 p.m. “I’m actually here at Point Park because the president and the folks at Point...

Counseling director Taffie Bucci resigns

Counseling director Taffie Bucci resigns

Written By Matt Petras

January 30, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Effective Feb. 1, Taffie Bucci will resign as director of counseling services, citing her belief that the department is understaffed, originally revealed in December PublicSource reporting. “I’ll really miss the students,” Bucci told The Globe in her office Friday. The university has yet to ch...

One year later, still marching on

One year later, still marching on

January 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, PHOTOS

An estimated thousands of people marched through the streets of Pittsburgh Sunday to take a stand for women’s rights. The march marked the first anniversary of the inauguration of President Donald Trump and celebrated the second anniversary of the Pittsburgh Women’s March.