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WPPJ gets ready to hold the 41st Rock-A-Thon

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor October 20, 2021

Every year, the student radio station on campus, WPPJ, hosts a multiple-day event to raise money for The Early Learning Institute. Rock-a-Thon will be held next week with exciting prizes to be won. Zac...

The Vindy’s Jackie Popovec talks Women Who Rock benefit concert

The Vindy’s Jackie Popovec talks Women Who Rock benefit concert

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor October 20, 2021

On October 16, Women Who Rock held their fourth annual benefit concert for Magee-Womens Research Institute featuring big rock industry names such as Rita Wilson, Sheila E., Orianthi and Lauren Monroe with...

Judging Java: KFC

Judging Java: KFC

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist October 20, 2021

2 Globes I have had a lot of fast food coffee in my life, and something about them is so consistently mediocre. When I say consistently mediocre, I mean that they are a specific type of consistently...

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Pioneer Public: Genesis Harshell

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor October 13, 2021
Art has always been a passion of student Genesis Harshell (she/they), and she recently got to share her passion with a Twitch streamer that she looks up to.
A cappuccino from La Prima in the Strip District

Judging Java: La Prima Espresso Company

La Prima is the first coffee establishment to receive a 5 Globe ranking from our resident Coffee Columnist
Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist October 13, 2021

5 Globes This week, I was in the Strip District and thought to myself, “I could really go for a traditional cappuccino.” I did not expect that the cappuccino I would end up ordering would be the...

Fall into autumn with 8 activities for non-scary Halloween lovers

Fall into autumn with 8 activities for non-scary Halloween lovers

Written By Rachel Ross, For The Globe October 6, 2021

The temperature is dropping, it’s getting darker earlier, and anything and everything that could possibly have a pumpkin spice variation is being given one: Fall is officially upon us. Among these staples...

Judging Java: Phoenix, Arizona

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist October 6, 2021

Last weekend, I had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Phoenix, Arizona, with my girlfriend, Maggie, to see the band AJJ perform live on my 21st birthday. If you’re unfamiliar with the band AJJ, they’re...

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Pioneer Public: Colleen Hooper

Written By Maegan Fewell, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

The Point Park community may know Dr. Colleen Hooper well from her work at the Dance Department under the Conservatory of Performing Arts. As a dance educator, choreographer and artist, she was first...

How to have haunting fun for the fall season near downtown Pittsburgh

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 29, 2021

Fall may have some of the best activities that you can’t find any other time of year, especially the haunted kind. There are pumpkin patches, ghost tours, corn mazes, and so much more. Due to the coronavirus...

Pioneer Public: Jenny Hoppes and Odessa Smith

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 29, 2021
Hoppes and Smith are the student directors of Pinnacle Productions’ pioneering take on gender with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Judging Java: An Ode To Coffee

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist September 29, 2021

Happy National Coffee Day everyone! This week I’d like to take a minute and, rather than talk about a specific place that may or may not have good coffee, focus on something a little more broad. Today...

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Pioneer Public: Joseph Cannon

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021
Making it big is relative for everyone but for Joseph Cannon, a senior acting major at Point Park, making it on the Netflix TV show “The Chair” with a speaking part is a big deal.
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