City mourns, remembers mass shooting victims

October 30, 2018 A vigil was held Saturday evening, just hours following the shooting. A crowd of hundreds gathered at the intersection of Murray and Forbes, where police blocked the streets and rerouted traffic so the community could mourn together. Families and friends gathered together to sing traditional Jewish songs, burn candles and participate in a…

Randyland, an ever-changing art space with a familiar face

June 29, 2018 Randy Gilson bought his property on Arch Street on the North Side for $11,300 in 1997, according to property records. The property that would have been torn down is now the most colorfully vibrant building in the city, free for the public to enjoy… Read more at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette…

Pioneer Public – Michael Gieseke

When Dean of Student Life Michael Gieseke isn’t overseeing resident life, commuter services, health services or student activities, he’s taking calls from parents or reading emails about shenanigans that happened in the residence halls the previous evening. “The rule of thumb is that I have no idea what my day is going to be for…

Indoor gardening, a growing pastime

City dwellers create small-space gardens to brighten their homes and plates One thing Patty Logan noticed when she opened City Grows in Lawrenceville was that young people were pouring through the doors in all seasons to garnish their abodes with greenery. In her work as a Garden Educator, Redding Jackson has noticed that from a…

Wigle Whiskey brings distilling back to Pittsburgh

First Monongahela rye crafted within city limits since Prohibition For the Meyer family, Wigle Whiskey isn’t just a business. It’s a commitment to the community to bring back a historic craft lost in this area decades before. The operation they’ve built from a small space in the Strip District has grown over the years from…

Video Production & Editing Final Portfolio

Project #1 – Point Park Specific types of shots for my first project in Video Production & Editing! I walked around Point Park’s campus to take a closer look at some specific areas. I was also able to explore different types of shots used in filming. For this project, I filmed the entire video by…

Student begins independent pet-sitting business

Alex Trybus, owner of Auntie Alex’s Pet Sitting, takes Lincoln, a beagle mix, out for a walk in Mount Lebanon on Oct. 25. November 7, 2017 Pets have always been an essential part of Alex Trybus’ life. Growing up with Australian cattle dogs – Nicki and Jolene – helped her develop a desire to not…