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Inside one of the Reset Rooms on the fifth floor of West Penn.

Sexual assault grant to fund campus ‘Reset Rooms’

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, Co-News Editor September 27, 2023

Funded by the It’s On Us PA grant, starting on September 27, Reset Rooms, quiet spots on campus away from the busy Downtown streets, will be available for students to go when they need a moment of peace.  In...

Mayor Ed Gainey visits Point Park.

Allegheny County Mayor addresses crowd in a conference at Point Park

Mayor Ed Gainey and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said young people are the key to the rebirth of Downtown at an event on Tuesday, September 26. “You see so many young people… there’s...

Full-time replacement for School of Communication advisor still not found

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect September 13, 2023

On July 31 previous School of Communications (SOC) advisor Emily Quidetto announced that she would accept another position at the university. The transition period has left SOC students without a full-time...

Campus macitence service changes name to Velociti

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, Co-News Editor September 13, 2023

As students return to campus, there are several changes they may notice. The student center is under construction and the dining hall has been remodeled. However, there is one subtle change that might...

University proposed to pay $1,250,000 settlement in COVID case

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief September 13, 2023

In a settlement signed on June 30, the university is set to pay $1,250,000 to enrolled students in the spring semester of 2020 due to an “alleged breach of contract” when they transitioned to remote...

Interim president Chris Brussalis appointed ninth university president over the summer

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief September 6, 2023

On July 25, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved Dr. Chris Brussalis as the ninth president of Point Park University.    Brussalis was serving as interim president after the resignation...

Students with meal plan can now only order once a day from the cafe

Written By Ashtyn Harter, For The Globe September 6, 2023

x With the start of the new semester here at Point Park, there are bound to be some new changes. One area of change that sticks out among the rest are the changes that have taken place in Point Cafe.  Unlike...

University provides on- ground undergraduate students free bussing with activity fund

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect September 6, 2023

In a blast email sent on August 26, Director of Student Life Desmond McCoy announced the University’s launch of its free bussing program called U-Pass through Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT).  To...

University replaces previous WiFi network for PioneerNet

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect September 6, 2023

According to an email from Point Park’s Information Technology Services (IT), “PioneerNet is now the new campus WiFi network.” It was implemented to replace the previous WiFi network and PointParkWebLogon. According...

SGA holds final events of the semester and prepares for next year

Written By Cassandra Harris and Erin Yudt April 20, 2023

Last Wednesday, the Student Government Association (SGA) held one of their last meetings of the semester in Village Park. The organization also held several events throughout the week like Meet the Presidents,...

Former WQED producer hosts live podcast event

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2023

The newly reopened Center for Media Innovation (CMI) hosted Pittsburgh-based documentarian Rick Sebak for a live podcast. Sebak was interviewed by students Andrew Bensch, Samantha Hindman, and Natalia...

Center for Media Innovation reopens

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor April 19, 2023

On April 11, 2023 the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) had its grand re-opening in West Penn. The CMI had to relocate when Point Park’s lease ran out after the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh sold their building...

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