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Goodbye with Love: Globe Senior Reflections

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021

Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief: After my first layout night as Editor-in-Chief for our first issue in fall 2020, I returned to my apartment at 11 p.m., and I cried.  I sobbed for two hours straight...

Do we really need campus police?

Written By Jess Dillon April 21, 2021

Last week, Point Park Chief of Police, Jeffrey Besong released a statement to students. This statement came in light of the Derek Chauvin trial, and potential protests to follow the verdict. In this statement,...

Pandemic Etiquette: Remote Learning Dos and Don’ts

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

Last week, I wrote a piece called “Pandemic Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts,” in response to some irresponsible behavior I had seen happening amongst the student body. I find it worth pointing out that...

The Globe’s Point: Is referring to our world as post-pandemic irresponsible?

April 14, 2021

In an increasingly divided society, exhaustion seems to be the one commonality we all share. We have been dealing with a global pandemic for more than a year. The costs have been enormous in infinite ways....

Point Park taking the steps towards a diverse and inclusive campus

Written By Anna Skeels, For The Globe April 14, 2021

“Feet, what do I need them for, if I have wings to fly?”  Point Park University students see these words from Mexican artist Frida Kahlo on digital bulletin boards around campus. Her image is surrounded...

Stop letting influencers make money off of being bad people

Written By Chandni Shah, Co-Opinions Editor April 7, 2021

This past Easter, I accompanied my significant other to his family’s house for dinner. And as any holiday dinner goes, along with the tasty food, there were many hot topics brought to the table. One...

The Globe’s Point: Remote students deserve respect

April 7, 2021

A few weeks ago, Point Park announced its intentions to go back to in-person learning for the Fall 2021 semester.  To be clear, Pioneers, this is something we are more than fine with, as long as the...

Pandemic Etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2021

As everyone knows by now, the COVID-19 pandemic has been going on for over a year. Due to this fact, it would be reasonable to assume that everyone knows how to act during a global pandemic as well as...

Perspective of a restaurant worker on the April 4 order

Written By Chandni Shah, Co-Opinions Editor March 31, 2021

Effective Sunday, April 4, restaurants in Pennsylvania will allow up to 75% occupancy, open their bars and lift previous alcohol service rules.  I have some mixed feelings about this as a bartender...

The Globe’s Point: Mass shootings must end

March 31, 2021

A week and two days ago, a handful of our editors were at The Globe office working on laying out the newspaper and preparing it for distribution when we saw the news of the King Soopers shooting in Boulder,...

The Globe’s Point: Stop Asian Hate

March 24, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic at one time was called “novel.” This terminology was based on science, and the “novel coronavirus” referred to a new strain of this virus previously not identified in humans....

What does it actually mean to be an American?

Written By Chandni Shah, Co-Opinions Editor March 24, 2021

What does it mean to be an American? This past weekend, I was asked this question for a midterm paper in a psychology of diversity class. I would like to expound on my answer, as I thought this was...

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