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SGA holds final events of the semester and prepares for next year

Written By Cassandra Harris and Erin Yudt April 20, 2023

Last Wednesday, the Student Government Association (SGA) held one of their last meetings of the semester in Village Park. The organization also held several events throughout the week like Meet the Presidents,...

Point Park softball enters a three game skid while on the road against RSC opponents

PPU split the double-header against WVU Tech, fell in both games against Rio Grande to fall to second place
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

After Point Park softball found three wins in a row, they were fed three back-to-back-to-back losses on the road against River State Conference opponents. The Pioneers (13-15, 10-10 RSC) defeated WVU Tech...

The Rink Report: Penguins miss Playoffs for first time in 17 years

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist April 19, 2023

The Pittsburgh Penguins season came to an end after a loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets last Thursday, summing up a disappointing year for Pittsburgh hockey. The Pens failed to make the postseason for...

Photo courtesy of Kevin Taylor. 
The Point Park baseball team walking off the field after their walk off victory against Seton Hill on April 11.

Baseball defeat NCAA DII Seton Hill, lose first series in RSC to Midway University

Pioneers now drop to second place behind Eagles in River States Conference, still sit in top 50 in NAIA
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

Point Park baseball (26-11, RSC 16-5) went 2-2 last week after they defeated NCAA Division II opponent Seton Hill on April 11 before they lost two of three in a road series against River States Conference...

Former WQED producer hosts live podcast event

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2023

The newly reopened Center for Media Innovation (CMI) hosted Pittsburgh-based documentarian Rick Sebak for a live podcast. Sebak was interviewed by students Andrew Bensch, Samantha Hindman, and Natalia...

The Globe Staff recommends albums for finals week

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2023

Finals week is fast approaching, and what better way to drown out your inner monologue panicking about school work than with some good tunes? Without further ado, here are every Globe staff member's picks...

“Sense and Sensibility” makes no sense, but complete sense

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor Elect April 19, 2023

This past week and weekend the play “Sense and Sensibility,” based on the 1811 novel by Jane Austen, was put on at the playhouse. As with every show I see, I knew basically nothing about the story...

Judging Java: Downtown Coffee Shops Ranked

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2023

Well folks, this is it - the final installment in The Globe’s long-running Judging Java series. For maximum impact, I personally recommend reading this while listening to the song Komm Susser Tod from...

The life and legacy of disability rights activist Judy Heumann

Written By Rachel Ross, Co Features/A&E Editor April 19, 2023

“There are about one billion people with disabilities: that’s the size of China. But we- you in this room- together, we can make a difference, together, we can speak up for justice, together, we can...

Waterparks continues to push alt-rock boundaries

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co Features/A&E Editor April 19, 2023

Out of all the bands I’ve listened to, Waterparks is one of the most unique and their new album “Intellectual Property” is no exception. With a combination of crazy synths, a hefty dose of electric...

Globe Staff Senior Reflections

April 19, 2023
Senior staff Editors Jake Dabkowski, Mason Strawn, and Kylie Thomas reflect on their time at Point Park University and The Globe.

Center for Media Innovation reopens

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor April 19, 2023

On April 11, 2023 the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) had its grand re-opening in West Penn. The CMI had to relocate when Point Park’s lease ran out after the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh sold their building...

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