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High poverty levels sparks community action

Residents and school fight poverty by providing free food and after-school programs By: Lauren Ortego, Point Park News Service In an area facing severe food insecurity and poverty, Stacy Oden responded the only way she knew how: action, popsicles and a rotisserie hot dog stand. “I saw there was a need for safe places for kids to go and have... Read More

Starbucks plans still brewing

By Casey Hoolahan, Point Park News Service: Note: This article originally appeared in the Point Park Globe, a student-run news outlet serving the Point Park community. As the fall semester begins, there is no official set opening date for the new campus Starbucks location, leaving students without their caffeine fix. In May, the university announced to students via email that... Read More

Marrow’s run to tomorrow

By Bryan Partika, Point Park News Service: At track meets across the country, anxious athletes can be seen walking around the infield, focusing on their upcoming event. These athletes pace around each other, mingling in the crowd of warmup suits and backpacks. In Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Desmond Marrow was just another face in that crowd. Marrow said his running career had... Read More

‘Black Women’ documentary explores diversity

By Vania Arthur, Point Park News Service: “Black Women” is a growing documentary that I’m exploring through the lives and lenses of black women. It will touch on intersectionality, sexuality, intimacy, interracial relationships, colorism, and the lives of these women, their struggles and their accomplishments. This video is on Intersectionality through the lens of Fenice Thompson, 20, a student and black... Read More