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Athletics prepares for full seasons despite COVID-19

Athletics prepares for full seasons despite COVID-19

Written By Luke Mongelli and Mason Strawn

September 2, 2020

On Friday, August 14, all fall sports athletes returned to campus to begin training and practices for their respective upcoming seasons.  Point Park University, the River States Conference, and the NAIA have cleared all fall sports to continue on schedule for the fall 2020 semester, throughout...

South Side begins bear hunts during quarantine

Written By Jared Murphy, News Photo Editor

April 1, 2020

South Side residents started to put stuffed bears in their windows for children and families walking or driving by to enjoy during quarantine. Communities all over the country are participating in these 'bear hunts'.

Bluebird Kitchen offers delightful fresh cuisine – at the cost of eating into your wallet

Bluebird Kitchen offers delightful fresh cuisine - at the cost of eating into your wallet

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

March 25, 2020

It can be easy as a student to fall into the rhythm of visiting the same fast-food restaurants in Market Square—Chipotle, Noodles and Company, Starbucks. However, if you’re looking for a change in pace, this hipster-esque cafe might just be for you.  Bluebird Kitchen is tucked in between the CV...

Instruction moves online due to coronavirus concerns

Written By Dara Collins and Jordyn Hronec

March 18, 2020

The university announced last Thursday that class instruction would move online this week on Wednesday, March 18, after having classes cancelled Friday, March 14 through Tuesday, March 17 due to coronavirus concerns. This announcement came on Thursday, March 13, a day after other area universities announ...

Pioneer Public – Niko Roros

Written By Amanda Andrews

March 18, 2020

Men’s soccer player Niko Roros was traveling from a game in Detroit when he got the message that would change his life.  Roros, who had played soccer in Italy in 2018, had caught the eye of the Soccer Management Institute, a leader in training soccer players and coaches.  After an interview...

‘Invisible Man’ second reboot pleases critics

Written By Tia Bailey

March 18, 2020

Elizabeth Moss fights her invisible ex-boyfriend in “The Invisible Man.” The film was released to theaters on Feb. 28 and currently has a 91 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  “The Invisible Man” focuses on Cecilia Kass (Elizabeth Moss) and her escape from her abusive boyfriend who works...

The Globe’s Point – Here’s the plan

The Globe's Point - Here's the plan

March 18, 2020

In a matter of one week, our globe has turned completely upside down. However, this Globe still turns.  As classes go online and businesses shut their doors, the news stops for no one. And neither will we. Here’s what you can expect from us for the rest of the semester. Starting this week, fu...

Baseball captures one more win ahead of canceled season

Written By Allison Schubert

March 18, 2020

The baseball team was able to fit one last game ahead of the remainder of the season being canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Pioneers traveled to close-by Chatham in Munhall, Pa. for a non-conference game against the Cougars. Sophomore Easton Klein started on the mound for the Pioneers, giving up three runs ...

University moves to online instruction

Written By Dara Collins and Jordyn Hronec

March 12, 2020

Point Park University announced via an email from the Office of the President on Thursday, March 12 that all face-to-face classes will be cancelled March 13-17. Classes will resume March 18 via online instruction or another alternative form due to growing coronavirus, or COVID-19, concerns. There...

What Does It Mean to Be Black?

Written By Kendra Summers

February 29, 2020

For a lot of black Americans, it feels like we exist in a time where you must know exactly how you define your blackness. This month especially, there’s a lot of people that suddenly want to know the ins and outs of your existence, meaning you have a short amount of time to put all of yourself in ...

Men’s basketball splits RSC games, clinch playoff spot

Junior guard Mark Shehady pulls up for a trey attempt while being closely guarded by WVU Tech defender Andreas Jonsson (4). Shehady had seven points in the RSC home match-up.

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The men’s basketball team split their games once again this week, but were able to officially clinch a playoff spot in the River State Conference (RSC) tournament. The Pioneers still stand at .500 on the season at 14-14, while recording a 6-8 record in RSC play this season. The men still stand...

Women prepare for duo of must-win RSC games

Women prepare for duo of must-win RSC games

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

The women’s basketball team found themselves on the wrong end of two closely fought battles this past week, suffering two more River States Conference (RSC) losses. The Pioneers’ first game came last Tuesday at Rio Grande, the No. 3 scoring offense in the country (89.0 points per game). It...