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Students complain about University of Pittsburgh’s salary increases

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Salary increases for seven top managers at the University of Pittsburgh Dec. 4 caused some students to complain that there is no reason for such increases during a time of rapidly increasing tuition costs. “Sorry, but this insane pay increase makes no sense to me at all,” said Brad Johnson. On Dec. 4... Read More

The Gift of Health: How Spa Treatments can lead to a healthier lifestyle

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Spa owner Leslie Askerneese said in addition to blissful relaxation, spa treatments also help increase an individual’s general wellness with a simple soothing touch. In the eyes of Askerneese, by purchasing spa treatment packages as gifts, individuals are providing their loved ones with the gift of health. “These treatments are a necessity and... Read More

Zumba Fitness takes over Pittsburgh: Latin workout makes cardio training fun

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Nicole Turner was seeking something to not only get in better shape, but to have fun when she came across Zumba, the latest physical fitness craze. She immediately fell for the workout regimen that combines electronic and dance music to create a frenetic pace that was formerly reserved for club scene dance floors.... Read More

Late night cheap eats in Oakland

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service At Joe Mommas in Oakland, pastas and salads normally costing $7-$13 are cut in half, ranging from $3.50-$6.50 between 10 p.m.-11 p.m. each night. Right next door, Fuel and Fuddle also offers a half priced salads, pizzas, wings, sandwiches, and more after 11 p.m. nightly. There are also half priced wings, burritos, tacos,... Read More

Carnegie Science Center opens doors for ’21+ Night’ event

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Young adults are invited to discover the many animals living in the coral reef through a 2000 gallon ecosystem in the SeaScape exhibit. They can explore the how’s and why’s of science concepts such as magnetic forces, lasers and sound through hands on activities in the Exploration Station. Demonstrations teaching adults how glass... Read More