Point Park Globe

Taylor Rinn hits 1,215 career points and 999 rebounds to lead the Pioneers to back-to-back road wins

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 2, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn scored 27 points and snagged 17 boards to put up a double-double against River States Conference foe St-Mary’s-of-the-Woods (11-8, 3-8 RSC) to lead the Pioneers to a 94-55...

Men’s Basketball win back-to-back on the road

Hold onto second place with five games remaining
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor February 2, 2023

The men’s basketball team (18-5, 9-3 RSC) returned to their winning ways to end their road trip to Indiana with victories over St. Mary’s-of-the-Woods College (7-17) and Indiana University-Kokomo (16-6).  Game...

Political activism should not be reactionary

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2023
So much of the political discourse in this country is reactionary. That is a really bad thing.

Point Park should revamp diversity initiatives

Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor February 1, 2023
Content warning: This article contains mention of sexual violence awareness and intervention. 

Globe’s Point: Be mindful of the events of the past week

February 1, 2023
Happy week four of classes, Pioneers! It is hard to believe that we are already one month into the semester. We hope you are all doing well in your classes and well mentally. A new month can bring a little boost to all of us, putting the struggles of the past month behind us.

Student picks for who the next university president should be

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor February 1, 2023

Note: The choices of students in this article are not meant to be taken seriously. Due to Don Green’s recent resignation from Point Park, students and staff have been given some time to speculate...

Taylor Rinn snags Point Park’s rebound record despite 86-77 loss to Indiana University East

Rinn has 969 rebounds with seven games left to play on the season
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn grabbed 16 rebounds against Indiana University East (8-11, 7-3) to clutch the Point Park rebounds record. With 969 career boards, Rinn edges out Angie Dawson (1985-89) who had...

Men’s Basketball fall in quadruple overtime heartbreaker

Come up short against IU-East, continue Indiana road trip this week
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

The Men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking defeat on Saturday, January 21, against  River State Conference (RSC) rival Indiana University-East. The team fell 108-103 on the road, dropping to...

Health care is accessible to Pittsburgh college students

STD testing and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are often available for free in Pittsburgh.
Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor January 25, 2023
Healthcare is one of those subjects which quickly become more controversial as you get older. Suddenly getting an annual check-up might be skipped for years just to avoid spending money. The complexities of American medical care creates layers which cannot be delved into fully in this article. Students in Pittsburgh may have easier access to healthcare than expected for them as a whole.  

Are Pittsburgh EPA Projects environmentalism or anti-homelessness?

Written By Carson Folio, Staff Writer January 25, 2023
It was winter break, and I was on the way to work riding the bus out of the North Side. I remember that during my bus rides before moving onto campus I would regularly see a large homeless encampment on Stockton Avenue. While I thought it was unfortunate, seeing the encampment did not bother me; rather, I just hoped that the people in such a situation could find housing and were not bullied by the city.

Globe’s Point: Stay safe and aware of your surroundings

January 25, 2023
Happy Wednesday, Pioneers! This week’s Globe’s Point is a little bit heavier than usual and includes discussion about gun violence.

Women’s basketball splits the weekend 1-1, falls to 6-11

Now 3-6 in the River State Conference ahead of roadtrip
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 18, 2023

Point Park started the weekend off with a tough loss to RV Oakland City (13-3, 8-0), who are undefeated in the River State Conference and “receiving votes” for the NAIA Top 25 poll. The Pioneers (5-11,...

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