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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

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

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

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

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...

Skyline a ‘flop’ to Sci-fi fan

Written By Veronica Kropf

June 29, 2016

"Skyline" starring Eric Balfour and Scottie Thompson, directed by Colin and Greg Strause unfortunately did not deliver to this Sci-Fi fan. The Strause Brothers are visual effects veterans, "The Day After Tomorrow" and "Terminator 3" whose only prior directorial credit is "Aliens vs. Predator: Re...

Steelers games: high ticket prices a pain for students

Written By Malik Vincent

June 29, 2016

 Can you afford to go to the big game at Heinz Field on Sunday?If you want to sit in section 506 when the Steelers take on the New York Jets in the AFC title game, it's going to cost a pretty penny. A steep $249 per ticket, to be exact: the near cost of a full year of activities on campus.Granted, it...

Students, staff of cinema and digital arts, demonstrate to keep the PA film tax credit

Written By Rachel Nunes

June 29, 2016

Point Park University cinema and digital arts students, faculty and local filmmakers gathered in front of the Warner Theater on Fifth Avenue to symbolize the historical relationship that Pittsburgh has with the film industry, adjunct faculty member Christopher Sepesy said, while standing on two apple bo...

The Ugly Truth of Paradise

Written By Chelsey Engel

June 29, 2016

As I looked out the airplane window, my eyes set upon the crystal clear water and lush, vibrant cliffs of Hawaii.  Most tourists flying in see that beauty, and only that beauty.  However, I was heading to the island for a reason other than sightseeing.  I was there to photograph a summer camp for ho...

The Wallflowers’ ‘triumphant return’

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016

“I lost my sight but not the vision” – It’s a lyric which not only perfectly describes The Wallflowers’ invigorated sound but also their triumphant return to the studio on their latest album Glad All Over. As the band’s first studio album since 2005, it brims with intriguing narrative and soulful...

Tobacco products given new flavors, appeal to younger demographic

Written By Andy Weier

June 29, 2016

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

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...