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Vice President plays ukulele during meeting, avoids censure

Vice President plays ukulele during meeting, avoids censure

Written By Sarah Gibson, USG Beat Writer

December 4, 2019

While Monday’s USG meeting ran shorter than most others held this semester, it did not fall short in terms of eventfulness.  An open floor was held for senators and students to voice opinions or to make motions. Senator Bryce Hayzlett called for the impeachment of Senator Mathew Johnson. After Vice Pres...

Student inspired by Mr. Rogers, finds those who ‘Live Like Fred’

Student inspired by Mr. Rogers, finds those who ‘Live Like Fred’

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2019

Fred Rogers inspired a young Colton DeBiase from the television screen at his babysitter’s house. Now, DeBiase finds the spirit of Mr. Rogers in those around him and shares them through his project, “Live Like Fred.” “It’s a campaign where we express the philosophies of kindness and love...

Women pick up big victories over Thanksgiving break

Women pick up big victories over Thanksgiving break

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

While the rest of the students on Point Park’s campus were home for Thanksgiving break, the women’s basketball team was traveling around the area for three non-conference matchups.  The first of their three wins came on Nov. 20 at Washington Adventist University thanks to sophomore guard M...

COPA dance department showcases student talent

COPA dance department showcases student talent

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Walking into the theatre you were filled with suspense, as the program was filled with a variety of pieces offering an infinite amount of possibilities. The stage was dark and as people started to fill the seats, you could feel the energy exuding. With a show choreographed by young, aspiring artists, ...

Volleyball plagued by quarterfinals curse for 4th year, RSC hosted in Student Center Gym this past weekend

Volleyball plagued by quarterfinals curse for 4th year, RSC hosted in Student Center Gym this past weekend

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2019

Point Park volleyball’s season ended last Friday in the quarterfinal round of the River States Conference Championship, notching the fourth season in a row that the Pioneers hit a roadblock in the opening round. “Although our season ended earlier than we had wanted, we still have so much to be pro...

All-female team will compete at state level of America250PA

All-female team will compete at state level of America250PA

Written By Hayley Keys, Co-News Editor

November 20, 2019

Point Park is sending an all-girl team to compete at the state level of America250PA. The team of Brianna Farrand, Kayla Snyder, Divine Kennedy and Sabrina Tatalias worked together to create a marketing plan for the Direct Effect Innovation Challenge (DEIC). The DEIC is a competition where college ...

USG shuts down proposed conservative club

USG shuts down proposed conservative club

Written By Sarah Gibson, USG Beat Writer

November 13, 2019

Senator Jade Steele was censured during Monday’s United Student Government (USG) meeting. Senator Steele was tried for two possible censures because she allegedly violated two different By-Laws of USG, being By-Laws 104.34 and 104.36 in the United Student Government Code of Ethics. Senator Steele’s ...

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Conservatory showcases director’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The original playwright, William Shakespeare, composed “Much Ado About Nothing” in the 1600s. In 1996, Steven Wilson, director and alumni of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA) adapted the show to the time of World War II, 1944 specifically, from Italy’s perspective.  “Shakespeare ...

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Point Park volleyball played big games last weekend celebrating the team’s four seniors as well as claiming the River States Conference (RSC) East division title. Clinching the division title, a feat the Pioneers haven’t achieved since 2016, means that Point Park will host the conference champio...

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Another regular season has come and gone for the Point Park men’s soccer team. Now, after finishing the season with a 15-3 record, the team awaits their playoff fate. With three matches in the span of six days, the Pioneers suffered one loss, but rebounded with two victories at home. Point Park began the...