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Playhouse hosts gala with performances, cocktails and alumni

Playhouse hosts gala with performances, cocktails and alumni

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Donors dressed in black tie and formal attire funneled into the new Pittsburgh Playhouse on Thursday to attend a gala held in honor of the opening. The gala was held for those who donated money towards the efforts to build the Playhouse. A cocktail bar was offered during the beginning of the night al...

Volleyball claims first place in RSC East, starts new win streak

Volleyball claims first place in RSC East, starts new win streak

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Despite the snap of its winning streak, the Pioneers climbed to the top of the River States Conference (RSC) East Division last weekend. A non-conference matchup between Point Park and University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (UPJ) broke the six-match winning streak the Pioneers held. UPJ swept Point Park 25-...

Students hold rally, speak against inaction to sexual assault

Students hold rally, speak against inaction to sexual assault

Written By Sarah Gibson and Mick Stinelli

October 9, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

An impromptu rally drew dozens of listeners and stories of sexual assault to Village Park on Monday. It started with a post on Facebook. Mia Sterbini, a sophomore acting major, sent a message out to friends on a Conservatory for the Performing Arts page, calling it a “Rally Against Complacency a...

Women’s soccer sets school record with eight consecutive wins, remain undefeated in RSC

Women’s soccer sets school record with eight consecutive wins, remain undefeated in RSC

Written By Rachel McKriger, For The Globe

October 9, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

History has been made by the Point Park women’s soccer team. After defeating Ohio Christian University on Thursday, 2-0, Point Park increased its winning streak to eight matches. The feat broke the former school record of seven games. Meanwhile, the loss was the first in conference play for Ohio Chr...

Women’s soccer extends win streak to seven

Women’s soccer extends win streak to seven

Written By Rachel McKriger, For The Globe

October 2, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

“Crazy” is how Maggie Kuhn elected to describe last week. That is not an understatement for the Point Park women’s soccer team. Three games in the span of six days were slapped onto Point Park’s schedule. Tuesday’s match against Geneva University, located about 40 minutes away in Beaver Count...

Point Closet prepares for shop’s grand opening

Point Closet prepares for shop’s grand opening

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

When Point Closet held its first pop-up shop of the year last week, president Monae Findley said she wasn’t expecting many people to attend. Findley originally anticipated about 200 people, a number which was based on attendance at last year’s pop-up. According to the sign up sheet, they had double...

President Kearns given “highest form of reprimand”

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

United Student Government (USG) President Kaylee Kearns narrowly avoided an impeachment trial at this week’s USG meeting following censures submitted by an anonymous senator. The censures - the most serious form of reprimand for a USG member - concerned a number of unreported meetings that occurr...

Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Bob Rager came to Point Park as the head coach of the men’s basketball program in 1989, but his time and legacy as a Pioneer started 19 years prior. Rager did enough during his time as a student athlete to leave a legacy on campus forever, but he was hardly done. In 1970, Rager attended Point Park ...

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing held its first event of the fall semester Thursday, “Why a Sports Sponsorship Works.” Featuring Sean Hanrahan and Chris Eames of ESPN and Arby’s Restaurant President Rob Lynch, the trio discussed what goes into setting up a sports sponsorshi...

We Didn’t Start The Fire

We Didn’t Start The Fire

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Women’s soccer sees first win ahead of RSC play

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

What a stark difference a week can make. After falling 6-0 to Madonna University on Monday, Point Park notched its first victory of the season against Pikeville University on Sunday morning. One match provided a clean sheet, the first of the season, for Ashtyn Webb. The story was different against...