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Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Stop the Wait flash mob takes over Market Square

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-Features Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, PHOTOS, Web-Extras

A flash mob sponsored by UPMC gathered in the middle of Market Square at 12:22 p.m. on Tuesday to raise awareness about becoming an organ donor.

Police chief returns to alma mater

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS, Video, Web-Extras

Point Park alumnus Scott Schubert was sworn in as police chief on Feb. 16 at the City-County Building. This past Friday he returned to his alma mater to speak with Co-Sports Editor and Editor Emeritus Josh Croup about a variety of topics. Schubert reminisced on his Point Park days, and talked about ...

As it happened: Students Cover Inauguration

January 20, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized, Web-Extras

Staff from the Globe, as well as media partners U-View and WPPJ will be in Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh to cover the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation's 45th president. We did our best to keep track, and here's content from D.C. and Pittsburgh from Alexander Popichak, Allison...

Students gather for final presidential debate watch party

Written By Nikole Kost

October 20, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

A standing room only crowd gathered at the Center for Media Innovation Wednesday, exactly 20 days before Election Day, as students and community members came together for a watch party for the third and final presidential debate. About 50 attendees assembled in the CMI to illuminate each candidate’s...

Tobacco products given new flavors, appeal to younger demographic

Written By Andy Weier

June 29, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

Less than a year after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ban on candy and fruit-flavored cigarettes, tobacco companies have responded by increasing the variety of smokeless tobacco products available on the market.The latest product released by tobacco company R. J. Reynolds is Camel "Orbs...

University Center hosts PodCamp 6

Written By Celeste Begandy

June 29, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

Sunday was the last day of PodCamp Pittsburgh 6, a social media "un-conference" for the Internet-savvy in the area. Held in Point Park University's University Center, the variety of sessions had something to offer for any Tweeter or Stumbler.Sessions started at 10 a.m. Registered attendees had the ch...

Walk Off the Earth rocks Mr. Smalls

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

The night before Halloween, fake spider webs covered mic stands, a drum set, a keyboard and other areas of the stage at Mr. Small’s Theatre in Millvale.  The fog machine created a hazy look against the blue, red and pink lights flashing throughout the venue. An anxious audience awaited performances by...

West of Memphis: Voices for Justice encourages hope, support

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

Some might say celebrities can make their voices heard a bit louder than others at times.In the case of the West Memphis Three, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Jr. and Jason Baldwin might say the voices of several filmmakers and notable musicians granted them freedom.“West of Memphis,” a docum...

What I Wish I Knew

Written By Kellie Murphey

June 29, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

The days of dorm life finally settle and become the norm as the class of 2015 begins to make their first footprints on campus. But before settling into the classical college student schedule, the upperclassmen at Point Park University have a few words from the wise to offer."As a freshman, I really wi...

Wikileaks stomps on American’s rights

Written By Talisha Schrello

June 29, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

Our constitutional rights as Americans are being stomped on. We have to look at the issues surrounding our government.There is a Freedom of Information Act that is supposed to provide transparency about the government, but in there contains a National Security Exemption has kept them a secret until Wi...

Zombies invade Downtown!

Written By Kelly Cline

June 29, 2016


Filed under Web-Extras

Visitors to Market Square yesterday put on their best attire, including tattered prom dresses spewed with blood and other torn articles of clothing, revealing bloody organs and protruding bones. The screeching screams and grumbling groans taunted the city and spooked those that dared to get close as...