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WPPJ: Today’s top-of-hour news updates

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
WPPJ: Today’s top-of-hour news updates

Point Park University radio station WPPJ (670 AM) broadcasts daily news updates: Thursday, April 24: Brazil enacts Internet bill of rights to protect citizens; FDA proposes e-cigarette regulations; Point Park freshman will participate in new core curriculum   Tuesday, April 22: Ferry captain facing multiple criminal chargers; American man wins Boston Marathon; USG hosts Pioneer […]

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Pulitzer winners stress persistence in reporting

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pulitzer winners stress persistence in reporting

By Emily Balser, Point Park News Service: Point Park University students and faculty gathered on Thursday to hear two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists share how they uncovered police corruption in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Daily News reporters Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman, winners of the 2010 Pulitzer for investigative reporting, spoke about writing the series Tainted Justice, which […]

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Budget cuts hit rural shelters hardest

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Budget cuts hit rural shelters hardest

By Megan Guza, Point Park News Service: Shelter services have been hard hit by economic times in rural western Pennsylvania. Denise Scotland’s organization, the Rural Advocacy Task Force at the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence in Harrisburg, a part of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence with an annual budget of $26 million in 2012, disperses […]

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Rural setting increases danger for domestic violence

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Rural setting increases danger for domestic violence

By Megan Guza, Point Park News Service: Alexis’ boyfriend traded her body as payment for his drug habit. He hit her, threw things at her, bit her and berated her. He threatened to kill himself in front of her. He said he needed her. He played on her insecurities and always came back with an apology. […]

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Old school still cool for some gamers

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Old school still cool for some gamers

By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park News Service: Malik Cosby would love to have the new Sony PlayStation 4 game console, but he doesn’t see the point of rushing to get one when so many quality games and systems already exist at a much cheaper price. Cosby, 23, of the West End, has its predecessor, […]

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Video: Wecht discusses JFK assassination

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Video: Wecht discusses JFK assassination

By U-View Renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht discusses the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary. Wecht was at Point Park University as part of the “Point Park Welcomes” series.

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Video: International students discuss political systems in U.S., home countries

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Video: International students discuss political systems in U.S., home countries

By Ligaya Scaff | Point Park News Service Internationals students from Point Park University discuss the political systems of their home countries and their thoughts about American politics.

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Point Park alum looks to 2014 with Tigers

| November 14, 2013 | 1 Comment
Point Park alum looks to 2014 with Tigers

By Alex Stumpf, Point Park News Service: Don Kelly, a Detroit Tigers utility man, Pittsburgh native and Point Park University graduate, recently talked with the Point Park News Service about breaking into baseball, making the playoffs in 2013 and adjusting to a new manager for next season. Q: What was it like to be a part […]

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The Quick Kick

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Derrik Whiten, Point Park News Service: I am a player on the men’s soccer team at Point Park University. My blog covers the team, scores, injuries and position updates at http://djwhite1.wordpress.com/.

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Wear What?

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Madison Taylor, Point Park News Service: Wear What? is dedicated to the colorful worlds of fashion and beauty. Here you will find the things that make me my happiest — obscure thrift-store purchases, shopping hauls, makeup tutorials, reviews and tips. Plus you can expect occasional posts featuring my outfits and modeling experiences. See my […]

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