Point Park Globe

End of semester reflection and looking forward to the new year

Written By Maegan Fewell , Staff Writer December 1, 2021

As a freshman finishing my first semester at Point Park University, most days, I feel like it's the last week of August again. On others, I feel like I've already been here for four years. (This all depends...

Men’s basketball falls in first conference games on the season

Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor December 1, 2021

The men’s basketball team have had a tough stretch over their last three games. With back to back losses to River States Conference (RSC) rival’s WVU Tech Golden Bears on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 82-60 and...

Scientists in South Africa discover new COVID-19 variant Omicron

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect December 1, 2021
On November 23, scientists in South Africa discovered a new coronavirus variant that has been designated “Omicron” by the World Health Organization (WHO). The variant, officially known as B.1.1.529, has confirmed cases in 16 different countries, including the United Kingdom and Canada as of Monday, Nov. 29.

SGA Legislative Body votes not to pass censures against recording secretary

The censures involved grievances over a board with a "Woke Points" system and a separate scheduling conflict for an event
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor December 1, 2021

In the Student Government Association (SGA)’s first meeting back from the recent break on Monday evening, a two-count censure trial was held against a member of the Executive Cabinet. The two separate...

Globe’s Point: Take A Break

November 17, 2021
Pioneers: enjoy your break and try not to stress too much.

Everyone’s college experience is and will be unique

College may not be like a movie but it’s what you make of it
Written By Rachel Ross, Co-Opinions Editor November 17, 2021

Going into my first semester as a college student, I had no idea what to expect. Of course, I’d heard things here and there from relatives or friends who had already gone through or began the experience,...

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Jana Schmid reflects on cross country journey from Germany to United States

She recently qualified for nationals, along with Alyssa Campbell
Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor November 17, 2021

Jana Schmid is a student during the week, but weekends are much different. When Saturday comes around, she dons the green and gold cross country uniform, laces up her shoes and is prepared to run 5,000...

Women’s Soccer fall in Semifinals of RSC playoffs, end season with 8-8-3 record overall

Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor November 17, 2021
The women’s soccer team’s season came to end on Wednesday, Nov. 10, after losing in the River States Conference (RSC) playoff semifinals.

5 tips to avoid end of semester burnout

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor November 17, 2021
Here are some tips to make sure your brain gets the rest and the strength it needs to push you through these last few weeks of the long, fall semester.
University opens new Matt’s Maker Space creative lab

University opens new Matt’s Maker Space creative lab

Written By Courtney Craig, For The Globe November 17, 2021
Point Park University is the first university to own a Matt’s Maker Space lab, and it features several types of equipment including a 3D printer, virtual reality goggles, a green screen production kit and more. This lab was created to help education students learn how to teach K-12 STEM and to provide them with more insight on maker education.
Students voice CulinArt concerns after recent staffing shortages

Students voice CulinArt concerns after recent staffing shortages

CulinArt GM looking for student feedback
Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect November 17, 2021
CulinArt Services have recently initiated temporary changes to their operations due to shortages of staff, which they have announced has been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although this may be the case, students say their issues with CulinArt date back to before the pandemic began.
Point Park full-time faculty union votes in favor of new contract 72-0

Point Park full-time faculty union votes in favor of new contract 72-0

Contract will last 3 years
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor November 17, 2021
The months-long process to strike a contract between the Point Park full-time faculty union and the university came to an official end Wednesday, Nov. 10 when the faculty union voted 72-0 to accept a new collective bargaining agreement with the school.
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