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Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

Pro-Palestinian protestors chant across the street from the United Steelworkers headquarters on Stanwix Street and Boulevard of the Allies on April 17 ahead of President Joe Bidens Visit to address the potential sale of U.S. steel to Nippon.

Protests gather outside United Steelworkers headquarters during Biden’s visit to Pittsburgh

Written By The Globe Editorial Staff April 17, 2024

In a speech at the Pittsburgh headquarters of the United Steelworkers, President Joe Biden pledged on Wednesday to keep U.S. Steel U.S. owned. Biden's visit came after months of discussion about Japan-based...

Goalie Tristan Jarry warms up in home opener.

Penguins winless during two-game road trip

Written By Megan Lukitsch, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

  The Penguins traveled to Minnesota and Winnipeg this past weekend and came up short in both games.    On Friday night, the Minnesota Wild honored goaltender and former Penguins player...

A Hanukkah sign stands next to a Christmas tree in the lobby of Academic Hall.

Amid rising anti-semitism in Pittsburgh, Jewish students continue celebrating Hanukkah

Written By Cassandra Harris, Gavin Petrone December 6, 2023

As the Point Park holiday break approaches, organizations are trying to squeeze in holiday celebrations before campus closes on December 22 and reopens on January 1.    “The university does...

A plastic bag drifts in the wind on Smithfield Street. The city-wide plastic bag ban is set to start this Saturday.

City-wide plastic bag ban to begin at the end of this week

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor-Elect October 11, 2023

Stores will need to begin charging a minimum of 10 cents for recycled brown bags as a city wide ban of plastic bags is enforced, according to Olga George, press secretary for the Mayor’s office. Certain...

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

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

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

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

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...

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