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HMR Apparel features messages of empowerment

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Justine Szurley said she has gotten negative pushback for her clothing line, particularly at markets open to the general public. Szurley, a freshman psychology major, recalled a time when a man approached her at a market and disagreed with a slogan on one of her shirts that said “Girl is Not an I...

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

December 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team opened up River State Conference (RSC) play last week with back-to-back RSC victories, first defeating Carlow University 79-69 on Tuesday night and then edging Indiana University (IU) Kokomo 67-66 on Saturday. “We don’t worry about win streaks or winning the game,”...

Rugby fundraiser participants sign contract to keep it “PG”

Rugby fundraiser participants  sign contract to keep it “PG”

Written By Mick Stinelli, Co-News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS

Last Wednesday, one of Point Park’s most popular fundraisers brought hundreds into the Lawrence Hall Ballroom for the eighth year in a row: Rent-A-Rugger, where members of the rugby club offer themselves - and a date itinerary - up for auction to the highest bidder. After the money is counted, it’s time to f...

New club to celebrate Hispanic culture on campus

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Over the summer, junior Ailen Videla Ortiz developed an idea for an on-campus club that centered around Hispanic culture. Ortiz recruited the help of junior dance majors Cecilia Benitez and Stephanie Perez, and together the three began to gather interest for the club.  “We kind of branched out to our other Latina/L...

Connect Unplugged centers around team building

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 27, 2018


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Megan Reiff, a freshman public relations and advertising major, decided to bring Connect Unplugged to break up cliques on campus.  Rieff heard the problem raised at the Pioneer Ambassador panel at her freshman orientation.  “Somebody asked what’s your least favorite thing about Point Park, and one of them said it’...

Point Park and YWCA form partnership

Point Park and YWCA form partnership

Written By Jordyn Hronec, For The Globe

November 27, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

A short walk down Wood Street brings you to Point Park University’s next-door-neighbor, the YWCA. Point Park’s involvement with the YWCA occurs through a multitude of ways, most notably perhaps through Point Park renting space from the YWCA for the Center for Media Innovation. “On our second an...

Men come up short in games over break

Men come up short in games over break

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 27, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team dropped three straight games over Thanksgiving break as there record falls from 2-1 to 2-4 on the season. Their first game was against Washington Adventist University (WAU) on Nov. 13, where they lost to the Shock 75-55 and giving WAU their first win of the season. The ...

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS, SPORTS

At this time in 2015, Anna Shields had given up on being a successful collegiate athlete and was working at a bank in her hometown of Torrington, Connecticut. Now in her senior year, Shields is a cross country National Champion and a National Athlete of the Year. “It feels really surreal ...and I can be c...

Nationally recognized drag queen visits campus

Nationally recognized drag queen visits campus

Written By Hattie Charney, Co-Features Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

From meeting Liza Minnelli to receiving a letter from the Vatican, Miss Coco Peru has led a life that others can only dream of. Students gathered in the GRW Theater last Thursday night to listen to Miss Coco Peru in her series “A Conversation with Miss Coco Peru” hosted by Bambi, a local drag...

‘Chopped’ raises awareness for Pioneer Pantry

‘Chopped’ raises awareness for Pioneer Pantry

Written By Lauren Clouser, Co-Features Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

A microwave, a toaster oven and a blender were the only tools given to the contestants of Pioneer Pantry’s ‘Chopped’ competition. Each four member team was provided with ingredients that could be found in any food pantry, and had 20 minutes to create a dish that would impress the panel of judges. ...

Men’s basketball starts season with winning record

Men’s basketball starts season with winning record

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team tallied their first win of the season on Tuesday night with an 87-55 win over PSU-Shenango at their home court of CCAC-Allegheny. “It was awesome for me and the guys to celebrate in the locker room after a win like that,” head coach Joe Lewandowski said. “We underst...

Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Miss Coco Peru meets PPU

Written By Katie Williams, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


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