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WXPI reboots classic Pittsburgh show “Chiller Theater”

Written By Ana Bellamy, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 27, 2023

It has been 60 years since Chiller Theater, the broadcast television show, was created in the heart of Pittsburgh, and now, after decades of being off-air, WPXI and Scarehouse are rebooting the series...

A look into the Penguins preseason

Written By Jake Loveisky and Megan Lukitsch September 6, 2023

As a new year approaches for the Pittsburgh Penguins, a lot has changed both on and off the ice.    Although last year was a difficult one for the club, with the Penguins missing the playoffs...

Submitted to the Globe by Joey Bova. 
Junior infielders Isaac Santana (20), Eddie Javier Jr. (21), and sophomore catcher Jordon Campbell (far right) high five their teammates after a win.  The Pioneers continue to hold first place in the River States Conference, thanks to 15-3 conference record, and have yet to drop a series to an RSC opponent this season.

Baseball sweeps Washington & Jefferson, take series over RSC rival IU-Southeast

Pioneers fall slightly in rankings but continue receiving votes, now sit 42nd in NAIA by votes
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

Point Park baseball (24-9, 15-3 RSC) went 5-1 last week, including a doubleheader sweep on the road against Washington & Jefferson College on March 4, and a home series win over Indiana University...

Point Park softball loses four games in a row against River States Conference foes

The Pioneers allowed 39 runs in 29 innings of play
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

After winning four games in a row, the Pioneers (RSC) are on a four game skid. St-Mary’s-of-the-Woods College and Oakland City University (14-11, 7-8 RSC) dealt Point Park two losses at home.  The...

Photo courtesy of Jacalyn Fay. Sophomore catcher Jordon Campbell behind homeplate against Southeastern earlier this season. Campbell leads the team in thrown out runners with five.

Baseball splits series against Ohio Christian to start month of April

Team is now 19-8, 12-2 in RSC to hold first place
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 5, 2023

Point Park baseball split their weekend series against River States Conference rival Ohio Christian University (10-20, RSC 7-7) after a flurry of rescheduled dates due to weather issues. The Pioneers defeated...

Softball sweep RSC rival Alice Lloyd College in home series double header, now 7-3 at home

Pioneers have won four of their last five, stand in second place in East behind Rio Grande
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 5, 2023

Point Park softball (8-8, 5-3 RSC) returned to their home diamond on Sunday for a double-header against Alice Lloyd College (7-17, 2-10 RSC). The Pioneers mercied the Eagles in the first game as they defeated...

“Swatting” calls made to local Oakland schools last week

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor April 5, 2023

Last Wednesday, March 29, schools “all over the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” received computer generated “spoofing” or hoax calls reporting a possible active shooter situation. According to Point...

Stories Like Me actively works to create a safe reading space for children

Written By Alexis Wary, Staff Photographer March 29, 2023

The power of Stories Like Me has brought families to tears when seeing a character resemble them for the first time in their life. Located in Greenfield, this local bookstore provides a safe space for...

The Rink Report: Penguins win important games despite being bit by injury bug during close playoff race

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist March 29, 2023

The Pittsburgh Penguins secured an important two points as they beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Saturday. Center Evgeni Malkin scored a late winner for Pittsburgh as he netted a goal with just...

Pittsburgh men’s basketball goes dancing

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor March 22, 2023

Despite a 96-69 loss to Duke University in the Atlantic Coast Conference’s men’s basketball tournament, the University of Pittsburgh’s men’s basketball team earned a spot as a play-in team in the...

A look into Pirates Spring Training

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist March 15, 2023

The Pirates have played Spring Training baseball in Bradenton, FL since 1969. This year, I was lucky enough to witness the Bucs down south in person. After a lengthy flight, my adventure began with...

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre amazes with beautifully queer and erotic performance of ‘Dracula’

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor February 15, 2023

As a child I was obsessed with vampires, and no, not just Twilight (though I do own a Carlisle Cullen shirt). So the second I saw Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre was putting on a production of Michael Pink’s...

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