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Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

After the first two-thirds of their game against Ohio Christian, the women’s soccer team faced a harsh reality: you have to play how you practice, eventually. For the past few weeks, the Pioneers were practicing, as per usual. Throughout the season, head coach Bethanie Moreschi had her team working...

Conservatory showcases contemporary choreography

Conservatory showcases contemporary choreography

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

This previous weekend, Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, the Conservatory of Performing Arts’ (COPA)  Dance Department showcased four contemporary dance choreographers in the department’s performance season theme, “Women’s Voices.”  Choreographers included Amy Hall Garner, Pearlann Porter, Yin Yue and Martha Nichols. ...

Pittsburgh adopts UN Sustainable Development Goals

Pittsburgh adopts UN Sustainable Development Goals

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-News Editor

October 16, 2019

The city of Pittsburgh and the state of Pennsylvania have unveiled a variety of new announcements related to climate action and other social causes in the last two weeks.  Mayor Bill Peduto attended the United Nations Climate Summit as a representative of the nation’s mayors and met with New York City Mayor Bill De Blasi...

Seeking Counsel on Campus: A Collaboration between The Pitt News and The Point Park Globe

Seeking Counsel on Campus: A Collaboration between The Pitt News and The Point Park Globe

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Andrew Brinker, Christian Snyder, and Carley Bonk

October 9, 2019

An exploration of the pros, cons of group therapy By Jordyn Hronec and Andrew Brinker Editor-Elect and Former Co-News Editor   Gabby Ritterson, 19, from Old Bridge, N.J., attended group therapy for two years due to ongoing experiences with mental illness.  Grace McAfee, 19, from the North Hills of Pittsburgh, attended s...

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Dominant is the best way to describe the Point Park men’s soccer team. In a hectic week that featured three matches in the span of five days, Point Park racked up three statement wins. Two of the wins were against conference opponents Midway and Asbury. Meanwhile, the first of three victories ...

Security updates met with frustration

Security updates met with frustration

Written By Hayley Keys, Co-News Editor

October 9, 2019

This past Tuesday, Assistant Vice President and Chief of the Point Park Police Department Jeffrey Besong announced to students via email that the university would be implementing turnstiles in an attempt to improve security in Lawrence Hall. The email stated that the new turnstiles would be installed throughout ...

Pull up a chair, Pioneers

Pull up a chair, Pioneers

Written By Hannah Johnston, Sports Photo Editor

October 2, 2019

 

LatinX students host kickoff event in Village Park

LatinX students host kickoff event in Village Park

Written By Sara Cronin, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 2, 2019

Point Park’s LatinX Student Association hosted their first event of the semester this past Thursday. Village Park was filled with laughter and upbeat Latin American music as students danced and enjoyed each other’s company. The LatinX kickoff event offered free food, music and small pins and s...

Men open RSC play with 6-3 win

Men open RSC play with 6-3 win

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The month of September was kind to the Point Park men’s soccer team. Heading into conference play, the Pioneers boasted plenty of confidence. After opening the month with a loss against Lincoln College, the Pioneers went on a four-match unbeaten streak before opening up the RSC competition. On Sat...

O’Rourke holds Oakland rally, appeals to young crowd

O’Rourke holds Oakland rally, appeals to young crowd

Written By Jake Berlin, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Last Wednesday, former Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) became the second presidential candidate in a week to visit the University of Pittsburgh’s campus in Oakland. “[When I think of Pittsburgh], I think of the neighborhoods that have so much character,” O’Rourke said. “I think about a comm...

Obituary: Dr. Kaye Cupples

Obituary: Dr. Kaye Cupples

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

Dr. Kaye Cupples, who served as an associate professor of special education and director of the special education programs at Point Park University, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, according to an email notice from the Office of the Provost. “Because of him, and ...

Tree nut allergy signs in Lawrence Hall explained

Tree nut allergy signs in Lawrence Hall explained

Written By Marlee Pinchok, For The Globe

September 25, 2019

This semester, the university displays tree nut allergy signs in Lawrence Hall  to encourage students to be mindful of those with severe tree nut allergies. In bold lettering, “NUT ALLERGY ALERT” title the signs followed by a boxed description that reads: “In an attempt to minimize exposure...