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Point Park reacts to pending changes to Office of Equity and Inclusion

Officials release more details on the plans; SGA Executive Cabinet cites issues with university’s handling of situation
Written By Amanda Andrews and Jake Dabkowski March 16, 2022
The Point Park community continues to respond and react to last week’s leaked development that the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) will soon be undergoing significant reorganization.
President Don Green asks faculty, staff to wear name tags

President Don Green asks faculty, staff to wear name tags

President's name tag announcement splits faculty
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor February 16, 2022
President Don Green announced via email that the university will be distributing name tags to faculty and staff — and the announcement has been met with mixed responses.
Two men on stage with idkHOW neon sign in background

‘I Don’t Know How But They Found Me’ get found at the Roxian Theatre

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor February 16, 2022
The concert took place on February 9 at the Roxian Theatre with the opening act, Superet, a band that has opened for iDKHOW on a previous tour.
Commuter students voice concerns about risky winter conditions with the increasing storms

Commuter students voice concerns about risky winter conditions with the increasing storms

Some commuters advocate for remote option when roads, sidewalks could pose a danger for traveling
Written By Diana Navarette, For The Globe February 9, 2022
With the recent severe storms, students are finding it difficult to plan around the unpredictable winter months—and the problem is even more complex to navigate for commuters who do not have the advantage of living on campus.
Alexis Dominguez standing in front of a wooded area

Obituary: Alexis Dominguez

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2022
Alexis, a member of the Point Park baseball team for three years and a junior sports, arts and entertainment management (SAEM) major and psychology minor, died early on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 26.
Center for Media Innovation at night

Center for Media Innovation to move to West Penn

Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor February 2, 2022

Director for the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) Dr. Andrew Conte publicly announced plans to transfer the CMI to the West Penn building on Monday, leaving students with mixed reactions on the center's...

New Point Park President Don Green at Point Park University in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. (Photo by Megan Gloeckler)

President Don Green discusses tuition, equity and COVID-19

The president reflects on the fall semester and provides updates on plans for the spring
Written By Amanda Andrews and Jake Dabkowski January 26, 2022

In an exclusive interview with the Globe, President Donald Green spoke about his experiences and observations during his first semester, the recently announced tuition increases, the ongoing pandemic,...

Taylor Rinn with a basketball

Basketball star Taylor Rinn reflects on time at Point Park

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor January 26, 2022
Taylor Rinn is a junior forensic science student during the day, but when school is over and game time approaches, Rinn laces up her sneakers, dons the green and gold, and is prepared to play basketball for the Point Park Pioneers.
Members of the Dream Start Foundation standing in a line

Two alumni co-create new non-profit to help disadvantaged youth

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor December 8, 2021
Two Point Park alumni and current graduate students recently started a non-profit called the Dream Start Foundation, which is looking to support disadvantaged youth and neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.

Globe’s Point: Take A Break

November 17, 2021
Pioneers: enjoy your break and try not to stress too much.
Jana Schmid

Jana Schmid reflects on cross country journey from Germany to United States

She recently qualified for nationals, along with Alyssa Campbell
Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor November 17, 2021

Jana Schmid is a student during the week, but weekends are much different. When Saturday comes around, she dons the green and gold cross country uniform, laces up her shoes and is prepared to run 5,000...

Students voice CulinArt concerns after recent staffing shortages

Students voice CulinArt concerns after recent staffing shortages

CulinArt GM looking for student feedback
Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect November 17, 2021
CulinArt Services have recently initiated temporary changes to their operations due to shortages of staff, which they have announced has been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although this may be the case, students say their issues with CulinArt date back to before the pandemic began.
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