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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...

A screenshot of the class registration schedule for the spring semester from the university-wide email

Center for Student Success in “offer phase” for new School of Communication advisor

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief October 25, 2023

With class registration for the spring semester opening within the next week, the School of Communication still does not have a full-time advisor replacement. However, the university is in the “offer”...

Courtesy of Joon

University announces partnership with online therapy company

Written By Michelangelo Pellis and Ashtyn Harter October 25, 2023

  Last Wednesday the university announced that they are partnering with Joon, an online therapy company designed specifically for young adults. The university counseling center will still be offering...

New ads via Instagram

New university advertisements flood student Instagram feeds

Written By Erin Yudt and Cassandra Harris October 25, 2023

  “Point Park University: where it all comes together” reads several advertisements from the university’s latest advertising campaign launched on Oct. 1. The advertisements have now been...

The results of the SGA student WiFi survey via SGAs Instagram

Student Government Association releases student WiFi survey results

Written By Erin Yudt and Cassandra Harris October 25, 2023

The Student Government Association (SGA) released their WiFi survey results at their legislative body this Monday, Oct. 23.    The survey, which went out Oct. 12 through the 17, had 235 student...

The PPG Place holiday tree stands tall as the ice rink is being completed.

Too soon? PPG Place ice rink manage does not think so

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, Co-News Editor October 18, 2023

The Christmas tree has been put up in PPG Place and, while the manager of the ice-skating rink has a reason for its placement in October, some Point Park Students think that it's too early.  Andre...

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