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Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Christopher Ruddy discusses state of journalism, Trump administration

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Christopher Ruddy, founder and CEO of Newsmax Media Inc., discussed his career in the media and friendship with President Donald Trump during his appearance that was met with a silent protest at the Pittsburgh Playhouse last Wednesday. The second installment of the Center for Media Innovation’s (CMI) TalkBack...

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Volleyball coach let go ahead of RSC tournament

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Mike Bruno was fired Friday as the head volleyball coach, the Athletic Department announced. Officials declined to comment on specifics of the decision and players approached by the Globe declined to comment on the details of what led up to the firing. Bruno has coached at Point Park since 2005 and is the all-tim...

Volleyball Coach Fired

Volleyball Coach Fired

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS, SPORTS

Mike Bruno was fired as the head volleyball coach, the athletic department announced Friday.  Assistant coach Bridget Bielich is the acting head coach. The volleyball team will play at Indiana University of Pennsylvania tomorrow evening in the last regular season game of the year. The Pioneers...

“It was a graveyard smash”

“It was a graveyard smash”

Written By Allison Hritz

October 31, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS

CAB hosted the “Hocus Pocus Halloween Dance” last Wednesday at Spirit in Lawrenceville.

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Phi Beta Lambda collecting caps for local child patients

Phi Beta Lambda collecting caps for local child patients

Written By Sarah Gibson, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) found a new way for students to make a difference and it’s as easy as saving a bottle cap. PBL, Point Park’s business fraternity, started collecting bottle caps around campus. Each plastic bottle cap that is collected will provide one minute of dialysis for a local child ...

“That’s an image that will always be in my head”

“That’s an image that will always be in my head”

Written By Nikole Kost, Online Photo Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

As he walked up the stairs with Alina Sheykhet’s parents to see why she wasn’t answering her phone, Zach Brandner thought his roommate left without telling anyone. After Sheykhet’s father knocked down the locked door, all it took was a quick glance of his roommate’s body lying on the floor t...

Seventh floor caught in hot water after pipe joint burst

Seventh floor caught in hot water after pipe joint burst

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Vanessa Vivas and Mya Burns were working on homework on the seventh floor of Lawrence Hall Thursday night when Burns heard a loud noise followed by a rushing sound. “There was a really loud noise that sounded like an air conditioner,” Burns said Thursday. “Sometimes the air conditioning is really loud in...

Students set sail for internships

Students set sail for internships

Written By Sarah Gibson

October 3, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Latest Stories

Over 100 different companies and workplace representatives attended Point Park’s Internship and Job Fair on Sept. 28 which offered students the chance to meet with prospective employers and network with others in similar fields. Angela Scaramucci, director of the Career Development Center, said the event is...

State budget cuts could affect Port Authority transit commuters

State budget cuts could affect Port Authority transit commuters

Written By Derek Malush

September 26, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories

According to the Port Authority Transit (PAT) officials of Allegheny, half of the bus routes in the Pittsburgh region could be eliminated if cuts are made from the city’s transit budget to cure a statewide budget shortfall. The state of Pennsylvania is currently in need of $357 million to aid state ...

Golf season in full swing

Golf season in full swing

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The Point Park golf team tees off on a hole during at the Carnegie Fall Shootout at The Links at Spring Church on Sept. 16.

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Sex offender arrested on campus

Sex offender arrested on campus

Written By Nikole Kost, Photo Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

A registered sex offender lurking outside of a dance class in Lawrence Hall led to charges of aggravated assault with campus and city authorities on Sept. 7, according to Point Park’s crime report. Tyler Kerbel, a sophomore dance major, recalled one of his friends telling a story about suspect Dalbert...

On-campus housing not guaranteed to late applicants

On-campus housing not guaranteed to late applicants

Written By Victoria Bails

September 5, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, NEWS

Some students will be starting off this term on the waiting list for housing after applying for housing after the due date. “I am filled to capacity, and we do not guarantee housing after July 15,” Assistant Dean of Student Life Janet Evans said. Evans still has about six people on the waiting...