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Point Park Students Cover the 2021 Mayoral Election

All semester long the COMM 105 Honors Media and Society class has been studying the media, its history and its role in society. One major part of this is how important media literacy is to our democracy.  This is so evident during elections, and even though this is an off-off year election, with mostly local and judicial elections, media literacy... Read More

Introduction to Photojournalism Class Captures 2021 Mayoral Election

The following photos and cutlines were taken and written by Chris Rolinson’s Introduction to Photojournalism students. Smithfield Street’s Human Services Building presented empty early afternoon. The building operates as a polling location during elections. (Photo by Frank Smith) Michael Walsh, a junior Point Park University student, researches the mayoral candidates’ policies before heading to the polls in Downtown Pittsburgh. Walsh,... Read More