Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

One of the personalized emails sent last week that rose phishing email concerns.

Student Satisfaction survey raises red flags amid phishing email concerns

Written By Gavin Petrone and Carson Folio March 13, 2024

Students were wary of a recent survey last Monday, sent out via email by the office of President Chris Brussalis. The survey offered a chance to win a $50 gift card should students click its embedded link.   When...

SGA names election board members, prepares for shift in leadership

Written By Gavin Petrone, SGA Beat Writer March 13, 2024

Three club representatives, selected by Chief of Staff Frankie Bracey, were unanimously appointed to SGA’s election board in a meeting on Monday, March 11.   August Stephens of WPPJ, Elliott...

Outside the University Advising Center on the fifth floor of West Penn.

Dance advisor Amy Kier to advise business students in recent change

Written By Michelangelo Pellis and Erin Yudt March 13, 2024

Dance students are now without a full-time academic advisor as of this past Friday, March 8.   Announced in an email to dance students on February 29, long-time advisor Amy Kier has moved to...

Outside the bookstore, which will shift to solely merchandise in the fall.

All students to be opted into the Bison Book Bundle for additional fee

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect March 6, 2024

The Bison Book Bundle, in partnership with the bookstore powered by Barnes & Noble, will ensure that students enrolled in 12 credit classes will automatically have all their required course materials...

SGA approves nearly $18,000 for Spring 2 club allocations

Written By Gavin Petrone, SGA Beat Writer March 6, 2024

SGA unanimously approved $17,792.60 for this quarter of spring club allocations, exceeding their usual budget of $10,000 by nearly $8,000 in a meeting on Monday, March 4.   Treasurer MC Carder...

Students reflect about staying in Pittsburgh during Thanksgiving break

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect November 29, 2023

If Amanda Sun wanted to go home over break, she would have to pay anywhere from $1000 to $3000 for a 21 hour flight both ways from Pittsburgh to Shanghai, China.   For Sun, a sophomore musical...

A student proudly wear an I Voted sticker. This past Tuesday was the general elections, where key positions were on the ballot for Allegheny County.

Allegheny County split in general election results, Democrats win big at state level

Written By Cassandra Harris and Erin Yudt November 9, 2023

Tuesday was general election day in thirteen states throughout the country including Pennsylvania.   Several key positions were on the ballot in Allegheny County, which included Allegheny County...

One of the new 88 safety call boxes found throughout campus in the
computer lab on the second floor of Thayer Hall.

88 new safety call boxes installed after years of inoperation

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect November 9, 2023

After years of inoperation, the police and IT departments have installed 88 new police call boxes for $150 each in various locations around campus that, with the press of a button, calls the police department.   Once...

Several events were held throughout campus last Tuesday, the second annual Pioneer Pause, which
also fell on Halloween.

Second annual Pioneer Pause cancels classes last week

Written By Ashtyn Harter, Co-News Editor November 9, 2023

Last Tuesday, all classes were canceled for the second annual Pioneer Pause.    The Pioneer Pause was created to give students a day off to relax and prioritize their mental health during the...

President Chris Brussalis speaks Monday in the PNC Theatre during the announcement presentation of the next strategic planning.

President Brussalis announces part two of university’s strategic planning

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief November 1, 2023

On Monday, university President Chris Brussalis announced “Pioneer Vision 2030,” the next strategic plan for the university. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the plan last week.   “Pioneer...

The now clean lobby of Conestoga Hall where recycling used to pile up.

Recycling issues in Conestoga Hall addressed

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, Co-News Editor November 1, 2023

There is finally a solution to the recycling problem in Conestoga Hall that has affected residents throughout the semester. However, some students are still left with confusion.     “The...

A new Italian restaurant opened in Market Square last week.

Alta Via Opens in Market Square

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect November 1, 2023

A new luxury Italian restaurant with dishes ranging $7 to $65 opened next to Primanti Brothers in market square on October 27. Alta Via offers a range of handmade pastas, salads, meats and desserts.   Even...

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