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Omicron‘s high transmissibility begins to affect students, faculty despite high vaccination rate

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect January 19, 2022

Within the past few weeks, Allegheny County has experienced a record-setting number of new COVID-19 cases. As of Monday, Jan. 17, the current seven day average was 3,238 cases, down slightly from last...

Omicron variant spikes creates mixed protocols among local universities

Students voice concern over Point Park's current guidelines
Written By Caitlyn Scott, Co-News Editor January 19, 2022
Point Park and several local universities have continued to implement safety protocols due to the spread of the COVID-19 variant, Omicron, but some students have expressed concerns about the efficiency of guidelines in comparison to other campuses within the area.

Judging Java: Homemade Espresso

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist January 19, 2022
It’s looking like I’ll be spending the next day and a half inside, so I wanted to write about coffee that you can make in your own home.

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Earl Sweatshirt, FKA twigs, Bonobo, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, The Lumineers

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist January 19, 2022
A huge release week has come, giving us excitement and disappointment from some of the most acclaimed names in music both old and new.

Women’s Basketball wins first two games of the new year

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor January 19, 2022
The Point Park Pioneers Women’s Basketball team continued their season after a three-week hiatus.

Men’s basketball starts home stand with back to back loses

Pioneers now sit at 7-8 on the season (3-5 in River State Conference play), fourth place in division with month left in regular season
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor January 19, 2022
The men’s basketball team started off their four-game January home stand last Thursday, falling to both Bryant & Stratton-Buffalo on January 13, 79-69, and River State Conference (RSC) rival Alice Lloyd College on Saturday, Jan. 15, 94-84.

COVID-19 has led me to rethink my overall work life balance

Written By Rachel Ross, Co-Opinions Editor January 19, 2022

My relationship with the act of “being busy” is a complicated one. Inherently, being busy is usually not associated with the greatest stuff: stress, running around, being spread too thin, etc. In this...

Pittsburgh becomes major contender for 2024 Republican National Convention

Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor January 19, 2022
Pittsburgh has been shortlisted to host the 2024 Republican National Convention by the Republican National Committee, according to a recent Politico report.

5 winter indoor activities for college students

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor January 19, 2022
Here are some ideas of how to have a unique snow day right in your own dorm.

Winter drinks to try for the cold season

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor January 19, 2022
Pittsburgh has a lot of great options to choose from for unique and relaxing drinks this winter season.

‘Scream’ Reboot and the Hollywood Theater deliver — but movie talkers can ruin the experience

Written By Dan Russo, Staff Writer January 19, 2022

4 Globes The Hollywood Theater is a cozy little part of Dormont. Right across the way from Moonlit Burgers, which has one of the greatest burgers in Pittsburgh, the Hollywood Theater is a single screen,...

Easy books to read between the semester stress

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor January 19, 2022

If there’s one thing that school has taught me, it’s that it kills any sense of childhood bookworm left in your body. After having to read so many complex textbooks and novels over the years, it wears...

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