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February Photo Contest

Written By The Globe

June 29, 2016


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Febuary's photo contest winner is Freshmen, multimedia major, Gina Zuccolotto. Second place winner is Sean Mckeag and Jace Lumley.First place winner: Gina ZuccolottoSecond place winner: Sean McKeagThird place winner: Jace LumleyPhoto submissions for the March Photo Contest are being accepted until Ma...

‘Fitness with a twist’ boosts women’s confidence

Written By Faith Cotter

June 29, 2016


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Half hidden in a string of yellow and brown brick buildings in the South Side in a room overlooking the city, women have a place where they can feel sexy, have fun and bond with their friends while strutting their stuff around a pole, all in the name of fitness and dance.Near the dance floor stood Va...

Freshmen fears fizzle following move-in

Written By Abby Mathieu

June 29, 2016


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Beginning Aug. 26, 2010, the Point Park University campus showed signs of life once more as freshmen began streaming through the doors with hands, crates and boxes loaded. Waiting in the half-hour line for the elevator, I scanned the room to find the same hesitant but excited expression on everyone el...

If I weren’t a Boy Scout…or, how I spent my summer vacation

Written By Faith Cotter

June 29, 2016


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Camp staff in yellow life jackets floated in the cool water of the Youghiogheny River below, the sunlight glinting off their helmets as some friends of mine shouted my name, encouraging me to stop thinking about falling from the rock and the possibilities of breaking a leg or losing my shirt, and ju...

Legality of unpaid internships in question

Written By Kristen Zelenka

June 29, 2016


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The average college student goes to his or her internship every day, working sometimes up to twelve hours for the "experience."  Although no one wants to work for free, millions of college students do it every day.  In exchange for credits, which they have to pay for, they get the satisfaction of kn...

Models strut the runway in sixties throwback

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016


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Surrounded by women dressed in Jackie-O inspired shift dresses, pillbox hats and dainty white gloves; hippie-esque white crocheted tops and mod-like color-blocked shift dresses: Welcome to 1968.The Heinz History Center hosted its Vintage Pittsburgh Fashion Show Friday night, featuring vintage and cl...

Penguins, Imagine Pittsburgh make best things in life free

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


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 If there are two things that sports fans in Pittsburgh love, it is the Pittsburgh Penguins and getting things for free. ImaginePittsburgh.com decided to combine both of these elements by giving away every ticket for a preseason game in the brand-new Consol Energy Center free of charge.8,000 of the ar...

Photo Editing v. Deceptive Advertising

Written By Lauren Chlebowski

June 29, 2016


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In 1999, actor Dustin Hoffman sued Los Angeles Magazine for placing a distorted image of his character from the film "Tootsie" in an editorial called Grand Illusions. The editorial featured Hoffman's character's head placed on a model's body to showcase spring fashions.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Ap...

Pittsburgh: one of the most polluted cities

Written By Veronica Kropf

June 29, 2016


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Among many of Pittsburgh's other rankings, its metropolitan area is the seventh most polluted city in the country, according to the American Lung Association's 2010 annual air quality report. Specifically, Allegheny County received failing grades for both particulate matter (PM) and ozone pollution. Tr...

Point Park expands classrooms further through the city of Pittsburgh

June 29, 2016


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 Stage AE, located on the North side, is commonly known for supplying the city of Pittsburgh with rarely seen but generally known shows and events. So far this year, musicians like Girl Talk, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg have all graced the venue and paid gratitude for their loyal fan base. Many Point Pa...

‘Cinderella’ charms Pittsburgh audiences

Written By Kim Roberts

June 29, 2016


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Masses of Pittsburghers filled the Benedum Center for Performing Arts Downtown on Saturday night to see Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's "Cinderella." Little girls in sparkly ball gowns and glittering tiaras of their own sat anxiously in their seats, craning their necks to see when the curtain would rise an...

Point Park University’s Distinguished Master Artist Held Final Workshop

Written By Rachel Weber

June 29, 2016


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Marvin Hamlisch, Point Park University's Distinguished Master Artist in Residence for fall 2011, held his last workshop on Friday, Jan. 27. This one focused on musical compositions he created for films.A legendary musical theater composer came to Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Ar...