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Globe’s Point: Students are being failed by the system with the return to campus

September 22, 2021

We are still in a pandemic. We aren’t here to stand on some soapbox and shame people for enjoying their lives, it’s been a long year. If you feel comfortable going to a concert, go to a concert. If...

Point Park women’s soccer defeats Brescia, Oakland City for first wins of the fall 2021 season

Pioneers are 2-1 in conference play after starting season 0-4 against non-conference opponents
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor September 22, 2021
The women’s soccer team busted out of their slump in a big way this week, winning both their match ups, beating Brescia University at home 4-0 on Thursday, Sept. 16, and Oakland City University 1-0 on Saturday, Sept. 18. The wins raise the Pioneers to 2-5 on the season.

Point Park Volleyball extends win streak

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor September 22, 2021
On Saturday, Sept. 18, the Point Park Pioneers Women’s Volleyball team aimed to continue their win streak against the WVU Tech Golden Bears on the road. A win would mark their third straight conference victory.
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Pioneer Public: Joseph Cannon

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021
Making it big is relative for everyone but for Joseph Cannon, a senior acting major at Point Park, making it on the Netflix TV show “The Chair” with a speaking part is a big deal.

First-time School of Communication picnic brings students, faculty together

Written By Erin Yudt, For The Globe September 22, 2021
The School of Communication welcomed back students with a picnic on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

SGA swears in 15 new senators at Monday meeting

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 22, 2021
The Student Government Association (SGA) swore in 15 new Senators during Monday’s legislature meeting.

Globe’s Point: Get Involved On Campus

September 15, 2021

In this “post-pandemic-but-also-it-is-still-a-pandemic” era that we are currently in, it can be really difficult to find things to do, especially if you’re one of the people concerned with safely...

Women’s soccer falls to 0-5 to start season, worst start since 2016

Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor September 15, 2021
The women’s soccer team continued their early season struggles this week, falling to Shawnee State University 3-1 on Wednesday, Sept. 8, and 4-0 to Madonna University on Sunday, Sept. 12. The team is now 0-5 on the season, marking their worst start to a season since 2016, when they went 0-5-1 to start.
CMI Director Andy Conte in front of panelists Tom McMillian, Deb Erdley, Cindi Lash and Ramesh Santanam.

Four journalists discuss coverage of 9/11 at the CMI

Written By Aidan Ringiewicz, For The Globe September 15, 2021

Fossil-digging event met with mixed reaction from students

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 15, 2021
With the return of in-person classes for everyone comes the return of in-person Campus Activities Board (CAB) events. One of the events this past week CAB had to offer was fossil-digging themed, although students had mixed reactions to its execution.
Karen Olivo speaks at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.

Ex-Broadway star, social activist Karen Olivo comes to Point Park

Written By Jacob Woodyard, News Photography Editor September 15, 2021

Karen Olivo speaks at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.

Karen Olivo comes to Point Park, encourages students to stand up against systemic oppression

Former Broadway star speaks to COPA about championing diversity, avoiding exploitation of talents in the industry
Written By Amanda Andrews and Kylie Thomas September 15, 2021
Throughout last week, the Office of Equity and Inclusion brought in ex-Broadway star Karen Olivo (she/they) to speak to students with a focus on issues of inclusivity and social justice. Olivo got to have in-depth discussions with students in the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA), Rowland School of Business, and School of Communication.
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