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Honors Program members tell all about the program

Written By Cassandra Harris, Staff Writer September 28, 2022
On the fourth floor of Lawrence hall sits the Honors office. The glass doors give a glimpse inside, but hide plenty of questions.. What even is the Honors Program? What does it do for students? And what is the honors workload like? Let's take a look. 

Judging Java: Prestogeorge Coffee & Tea

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist September 21, 2022

There are a lot of coffeeshops in the Strip District. In fact, there’s just a lot in the Strip District. It’s a wonderful area to walk around in, and it's an even better area to walk around with a...

Sarah Perrier reflects on changes to the university as well as new position as director of the new CIE

Written By Rachel Ross, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 21, 2022

In 2008, Dr. Sarah Perrier first joined the Point Park faculty to teach Creative Writing classes, a program that she helped in establishing along with colleague Dr. Karen Dwyer. Now, Dr. Perrier has assumed...

6 first semester tips for college freshmen from a college senior

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 14, 2022
Starting college as a freshman is a time of new beginnings with a lot to learn. It’s easy to get caught up in the confusion of a new place with new people and new experiences. Not to mention there’s learning how college classes work, being bombarded with organization and club options, getting used to having roommates, and oh so much more. With so much happening on college campuses, you might be wondering where to start. As a senior in college, here are a few tips and tricks to get you through the first fall semester and start your college story. 
Diners eat in at Mandarin Gourmet

Mandarin Gourmet has a “five year lease,” staff is “hopeful”

The building that Mandarin operates out of was recently sold, calling their future into question
Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 7, 2022

Not even a block from Lawerence Hall is the Chinese and Japanese restaurant Mandarin Gourmet. The restaurant has become a staple of the Point Park student’s diet, especially since it provides students...

Judging Java: The Unionization of Starbucks

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2022

This week’s Judging Java is going to be a little bit different. Instead of a traditional coffee review, I’d like to talk about something that is happening in the city of Pittsburgh that’s not just...

Judging Java: Reflections on a Junior Year

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist April 20, 2022
As is tradition for this column at the end of a semester, I will be taking this space to offer reflections on the past semester as opposed to reviewing a coffee shop. I am, however, still writing this in a coffee shop (Delanie’s on Carson Street, for those curious), so it does still count.

Seniors reflect with coming graduation

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 20, 2022
Reflections. That’s the theme of these last few days of the semester as seniors think back on their experiences and time on campus. After some time at Point Park, the graduating Class of 2022 is getting ready to wander through Village Park for the last time.

5 tips to make it through finals week

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 13, 2022
With the end of the semester quickly approaching, finals week is just a week and a half away — a time when some students stress out and burn out due to the pressure of finals week.

Pioneer Records to host 2022 Release Show this Wednesday

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist April 12, 2022
Point Park’s very own Pioneer Records will be hosting their 2022 Release Show this Wednesday, April 13, at The Club at Stage AE. The students at Pioneer Records have been pouring their energy into this show in order to share with the world a performance that would be both memorable to the audience and those performing. The artists slated to take the stage include Tupelo, Cesca Violet and The Kill Caesar Club.
Photo by: Maia Montgomery

Pioneer Public: Bethany Latham (James The Seventh)

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 6, 2022
A sophomore public relations and advertising student with a love for music, Bethany Latham, known artistically as James The Seventh, has created a psychedelic musician identity and a body of work to follow the same theme. When an injury stopped Latham from dancing in the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, she turned to music. It was a gift from her dad that encouraged her, after years of considering writing songs, to finally leap into the music scene.
Photo by: Jake Dabkowski

Judging Java: Starbucks Baya Energy Drink

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect April 6, 2022
If you’ve been watching television lately, you’ve probably seen an advertisement for Starbucks’ new Baya Energy drink. The drink only comes in can form, it’s not something you can order in their stores but rather something at supermarkets and convenience stores.
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