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Fred Rogers leaves lasting impact on fans of TV series

Fred Rogers leaves lasting impact on fans of TV series

Written By Jake Dabkowski, For The Globe

December 4, 2019

“Fame is a four-letter word; and like tape, zoom, face, pain, life or love, what ultimately matters is what we do with it.”  Mister Rogers said this during his acceptance speech to the Television Hall of Fame in 1999. Rogers knew that his platform could be used to do good, a decision whic...

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ evokes feelings of comfort, nostalgia

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

December 4, 2019

On Nov. 22, the movie “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” was released to theaters. The movie is about the beloved childhood show host Mr. Fred Rogers, with Tom Hanks taking on the role of the man himself.  “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is set up -- in a way-- as if it were an e...

Student inspired by Mr. Rogers, finds those who ‘Live Like Fred’

Student inspired by Mr. Rogers, finds those who ‘Live Like Fred’

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2019

Fred Rogers inspired a young Colton DeBiase from the television screen at his babysitter’s house. Now, DeBiase finds the spirit of Mr. Rogers in those around him and shares them through his project, “Live Like Fred.” “It’s a campaign where we express the philosophies of kindness and love...

Neighbourhood brings ‘Middle of Somewhere’ to PGH

Neighbourhood brings ‘Middle of Somewhere’ to PGH

Written By Kylie Thomas, For The Globe

November 20, 2019

What’s a better way to spend your Friday night than having singer Jesse Rutherford swing over your head on a mic hanging from the ceiling? There definitely isn’t one. The Neighbourhood brought their headlining tour, “Middle of Somewhere,” to Stage AE on Friday, Nov. 8. The tour features openin...

Often forgotten childhood stories teach life-long lessons

Often forgotten childhood  stories teach life-long lessons

Written By Chandni Shah, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

When we put away childish things of the past, one of the things to go are our books. We grow too old for them and start to read more challenging and longer works suited for our age. They hit the curb or a local Goodwill along with our too-small clothes and shoes, dusty unused toys and stuffed animals that too...

First half of final season of Bojack Horseman hits Netflix

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

November 13, 2019

When it comes to Netflix originals, there’s a lot to choose from. However, there aren’t a lot of animated Netflix originals, and the show Big Mouth tends to dominate in this category. However, the Netflix animated original Bojack Horseman, created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, is a gem, truly. But s...

Country star Luke Combs blends classic, modern sounds in ‘What You See is What You Get’ album

Country star Luke Combs blends classic, modern sounds in ‘What You See is What You Get’ album

Written By Noah Bieniek, For The Globe

November 13, 2019

Luke Combs’ “What You See is What You Get” (WYSWYG) was arguably the most anticipated Country album for 2019 and it dropped Friday, Nov. 8. It is the sophomore album from Combs’ campaign that has launched himself into being one of, if not the biggest new star in the Country music world. Combs is...

English student highlights the must-read classics

English student highlights the must-read classics

Written By Chandni Shah, For The Globe

November 6, 2019

“All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven Soon to be a major motion picture, “All the Bright Places” follows the love story of Violet Markey and Theodore Finch as they learn about themselves and life through each other. It’s a perfect book for those who enjoy Young Adult Fiction and page t...

Pittsburgh gears up for winter events

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 6, 2019

It’s officially November, and you know what that means-- winter events are coming. No matter what holiday or celebration you’re the most ready for, there’s sure to be an event for it. Here are some winter events in Pittsburgh to try to make it to.   Phipps Winter Flower Show and Light Garden: ...

Conservatory of Performing Arts presents ‘Good Grief’

Conservatory of Performing Arts presents ‘Good Grief’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

The lights dim, a hush falls over the audience, the show is about to begin. The main character, Nkechi, also known as N, is featured on stage. There are markings on the floor that indicate something spiritual and magical is about to happen. She is soon joined by five deities. The deities have deco...

Dig below chart-toppers for underrated artists

Written By Gianna DiPaolo, For The Globe

October 30, 2019

The best thing about music is finding new artists and songs to listen to. While some artists rise to the top because of a “one-hit-wonder,” most of them stay in the shadows with a small crowd. One of those artists that have been under the radar for far too long is FINNEAS. Finneas O’Connell, better known by hi...