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Point Park police department joins ABLE Project

Partnership aims to train officers in peer intervention
Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor April 20, 2022
Point Park’s Police Department has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, a program designed to train officers to intervene if a fellow officer is violating protocol.

Class of 2022 Senior Reflections: Farewell Point Park

April 20, 2022

Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief A blinking cursor and a blank document have tormented me the last few days. I have written, and rewritten, drafts of this reflection many times over, never feeling satisfied...

University considers replacements for Schoology

Students, faculty, test multiple alternatives as Schoology contract nears end
Written By Caitlyn Scott , Co-News Editor April 20, 2022
Students and faculty could see a change in how they submit assignments and see grades in the near future as the university continues to test new grading platforms to replace Schoology.

Judging Java: Reflections on a Junior Year

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist April 20, 2022
As is tradition for this column at the end of a semester, I will be taking this space to offer reflections on the past semester as opposed to reviewing a coffee shop. I am, however, still writing this in a coffee shop (Delanie’s on Carson Street, for those curious), so it does still count.

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Kurt Vile, Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Silvana Estrada, Soul Glo, Foxtails

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist April 20, 2022
My final week of reviews has finally arrived, and the new releases are somewhat thin. Last week and next week house all of the high profile releases, so I decided to cover a few new releases as well as go back to round up a few I missed earlier in the year.

Pioneer Records shows off student talent at release show

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 20, 2022
Students showcased their musical talents last Wednesday at Pioneer Records’ Release Show. The 2022 Release Show took place at The Club at Stage AE and featured performances by Cesca Violet, Tupelo and The Kill Caesar Club.

‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ makes successful second lap

Written By Dan Russo, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
As a lifelong gamer, one of the most difficult things to deal with is adaptations to other mediums. It is not uncommon for video games to run longer than entire seasons of television, so boiling key plot aspects of a video game into a movie can be incredibly tricky.

Remembering Gerda Weissmann Klein’s legacy

Written By Rachel Ross, Co-Opinions Editor April 20, 2022

On April 3, 2022, Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein passed away at the age of 97. Gerda’s life was forever changed in 1939, at just 15 years old, when the Nazi regime invaded her home country...

Seniors reflect with coming graduation

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 20, 2022
Reflections. That’s the theme of these last few days of the semester as seniors think back on their experiences and time on campus. After some time at Point Park, the graduating Class of 2022 is getting ready to wander through Village Park for the last time.

Globe’s Point: Enjoy the rest of the semester

April 20, 2022

Well Pioneers, we’re here. This is our last Globe’s Point of the semester, and, like many of you, we’re excited and ready to be wrapping things up. At the same time, however, we’d like to remind...

5 tips to make it through finals week

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 13, 2022
With the end of the semester quickly approaching, finals week is just a week and a half away — a time when some students stress out and burn out due to the pressure of finals week.
Jada Simon pitching for the Pioneers at Fairhaven Park

Softball player Jada Simon speaks on her time as an athlete at Point Park University

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor April 13, 2022
In 2020, junior pitcher Jada Simon got her first taste of Pioneer baseball and returned home to Pittsburgh. Simon is an ace pitcher for the team, but transferring from Fairmont State and back to Point Park was quite the journey.
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