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My Experience at the Tom Hanks Headlined #WhenWeAllVote Event

By Angela Altieri, Point Park News Service Six hundred and twenty-seven. That may seem like a large number, but it’s not. It’s the number of votes that separated Conor Lamb and Rick Saccone in the Pennsylvania 18th District Special Election earlier this year. Across the country, these sorts of slim margins have decided political elections in the United States. And... Read More

Coffee Lovers Buzz by the Beehive Coffeehouse One Last Time

By Alec Ebeling, Point Park News Service “The world around it has changed, but this place has stayed the same.” That’s how Joff Kulig described the Beehive Coffeehouse, the stalwart café and artsy hangout located on East Carson Street in the South Side. The coffeehouse will soon be closing its doors. Kulig has been a barista there for two years,... Read More

My Asian-ness Now Recognized In Contemporary Media

By Alex Grubbs, Point Park News Service After 22 years of being an Asian-American (half-Filipino and half-white), I finally had the opportunity to see a reflection of myself on the big screen: the British-Malaysian actor Henry Golding playing Nick Young, the son of a wealthy family who owns major real estate, in “Crazy Rich Asians.” Based on the book by... Read More