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President Paul Hennigan reflects on his tenure ahead of retirement

President Paul Hennigan reflects on his tenure ahead of retirement

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021

At the end of the spring 2021 semester, President Paul Hennigan will retire after serving 21 years at the university, first as the Vice President of Finance and Operations and then as president.    Starting...

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University cancels production of “Passing Strange”

Written By Nardos Haile, Co-News Editor April 21, 2021

After three student cast members of the only musical production this semester, “Passing Strange,” quit the show over concerns of allegedly inadequate COVID-19 guidelines, the Conservatory of the Performing...

Puff Johnson: A Star in the Making

Puff Johnson: A Star in the Making

Written By Antonio Rossetti, For The Globe April 21, 2021

Puff Johnson is a student during the day, but his nights are much different. When evening hits, Puff dawns the iconic Carolina blue uniform, laces up the sneakers and takes the floor for the North Carolina...

University announces new president

University announces new president

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

On Monday, April 12, the university sent an email announcing the hiring of a new university president. The announcement comes after a search conducted by the Board of Trustees following President Paul...

Globe staff reviews: Dr. Seuss’ the Grinch Musical

Written By Globe Staff January 5, 2021

While our staff at The Globe often produces reviews of the newest movies, shows and music releases, sometimes there comes a piece of media that is so impactful or prolific that we all feel the need to...

Pioneer Public: Mara Leroux

Pioneer Public: Mara Leroux

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor December 9, 2020

For sophomore cinema production BFA major, Mara Leroux, the semester hasn’t been easy. But that hasn’t kept her from embracing the positive parts of the semester and looking forward to the future.    While...

Jesse Calloway had a team high 10-points.

On a RSC play detour, men’s basketball takes on two D-1 teams

Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor December 9, 2020

Even though the men’s basketball team lost both of their games this week, the team has nothing to be ashamed of. The Pioneers faced off against two Division-I teams on the road this week, going against...

Mincemoyer works on creating the art installation. Photo Credit: Carin Mincemoyer

An inside look: The inspiration behind professor’s latest art installation

Written By Logan Garvey, For The Globe November 25, 2020

Throughout her life, Mincemoyer has always worked with her hands on the influence of her parents, both hard working in careers and hobbies.    “My dad was a diesel mechanic, so he worked...

Women’s soccer goes 1-1 on the week, final game rescheduled

Women’s soccer goes 1-1 on the week, final game rescheduled

Written By Mason Strawn November 4, 2020

The women’s soccer team split their two games this week, defeating the University of Rio Grande Red Storm at home 2-0 and then losing to the Asbury University Eagles 2-0 at home on Senior Day while playing...

Women's soccer goes 1-1 for the week, prep for rest of busy October

Women’s soccer goes 1-1 for the week, prep for rest of busy October

Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor October 14, 2020

Point Park’s very own women’s soccer team was able to defeat the Carlow University Celtics 4-3 in overtime this week on Tuesday, Oct. 6, but were defeated two days later on Thursday, Oct. 8 against...

President Hennigan announces retirement from university to take effect summer 2021 

Written By Jordyn Hronec and Amanda Andrews October 7, 2020

The Board of Trustees announced the retirement of President Paul Hennigan, effective in the summer of 2021, in an email to the university community on the morning of Monday, Oct. 5.  “I am honored...

Letter from the Editor: The disappointing downfall of a historic institution

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2020

The community that The Globe serves is quite small. This is especially apparent when our community is compared to the community served by other, professional news outlets—such as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,...

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