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

LH 200 during the BIPOC experiences town hall on March 14th. Nobody was present during the town hall.

Don’t expect the university to improve without your feedback

Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor March 27, 2024
There is no denying that some conditions at the university are far from perfect, but without talking about these problems directly to those who have any control in correcting them, how can you expect anything to get better?
Outside the IT Help Desk on the second floor of Thayer Hall.

Scammers are phishing for money

Written By Julia Schiffhauer, For The Globe February 14, 2024

Phishing emails have been surfacing in Point Park inboxes in the fall and spring semesters. Students have run into trouble deciding on the legitimacy of these emails’ contents, but emails are not the...

Outside the Office of Student Accounts on the first floor of Thayer Hall.

FAFSA information packages release date delayed to mid-March

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, News Editor February 14, 2024

On Jan. 30, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced that colleges would not receive student's financial aid applications until mid-March, rather than the typical October release.  George Santucci,...

Outside the University Center, where the library will now be open again on Sundays.

Library open again on Sundays from 1 to 10 p.m.

Written By Michelangelo Pellis, News Editor February 7, 2024

Effective immediately, the library will open back up to students on Sundays. It will be open from one p.m. to 10 p.m. Elizabeth Evans, a university librarian, announced the new hours last Tuesday in...

The Universitys logo including the mascot of The Pioneers.

Our university mascot is problematic

Written By August Stephens, Co-Opinions Editor February 7, 2024

As the Point Park Pioneers, we have a right to say that our mascot as a “Pioneer” is problematic. Although the role of a pioneer is to typically lead and invest in opportunity, it still has historical...

Brad Kovalick, director of SAIL, has left the university for Penn State Greater Allegheny.

SAIL Director leaves for Penn State Greater Allegheny

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief January 31, 2024

Director of Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership (SAIL) Brad Kovalcik has officially left the university, with his last day being this past Friday.   Kovalcik will now be the Office...

University core curriculum being reassessed in implementation of Pioneer Vision 2030

Written By Erin Yudt and Cassandra Harris January 10, 2024

After the announcement of Pioneer Vision 2030, step two of President Chris Brussalis’ university strategic plan, faculty members have been working on assessing and revising the university's core curriculum,...

University changes broadcast capstone and major among other scheduling issues

Written By Michelangelo Pellis and Ashtyn Harter November 15, 2023

As course registration opened this past week for the spring semester, students are facing some issues with core classes changing for their major.  Two years ago, the traditional broadcast production...

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...

Point Park softball enters a three game skid while on the road against RSC opponents

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

After Point Park softball found three wins in a row, they were fed three back-to-back-to-back losses on the road against River State Conference opponents. The Pioneers (13-15, 10-10 RSC) defeated WVU Tech...

Photo courtesy of Kevin Taylor. 
The Point Park baseball team walking off the field after their walk off victory against Seton Hill on April 11.

Baseball defeat NCAA DII Seton Hill, lose first series in RSC to Midway University

Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

Point Park baseball (26-11, RSC 16-5) went 2-2 last week after they defeated NCAA Division II opponent Seton Hill on April 11 before they lost two of three in a road series against River States Conference...

Why is it hard for athletes to come out as gay?

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

In 2023, it is no secret that there are gay athletes in the major sports industries, but why are there such few athletes out of the closet? The WNBA undoubtedly has the most openly LGBTQ+ athletes and...

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