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Puppets from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe

Puppets from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

December 4, 2019

Growing up watching Mister Rogers Neighborhood is equal parts learning and growing into the person Fred knew we could become. Watching him do different segments with a number of puppets eases the child into understanding the topics Mister Rogers was teaching us. But who was the best puppet fr...

The Wheels Keep Turning: Restore Oakland shuttle service now

The Wheels Keep Turning: Restore Oakland shuttle service now

Written By Jake Berlin, USG President

December 4, 2019

The great Fall Shuttle Experiment has failed. Our University has an obligation to restore regular Oakland service in January. The month long holiday break should be more than enough time to make accommodations--after all, Oakland residents were given only 12 days before the start of this school year t...

Cherry, problematic hockey icon, ‘should’ve been fired long ago’

Cherry, problematic hockey icon, ‘should’ve been fired long ago’

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

Mr. Rogers once said “To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” We are in the 21st century. Acceptance should be common sense. As Brodie would say in the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, cue the music. Hockey icon Don Cherry decide to drop...

Equality for COPA students of color

Equality for COPA students of color

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

December 4, 2019

The week before Thanksgiving break, the Dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA), Steven Breese, held a “town hall” meeting to discuss the show “Adding Machine: A Musical.” During the meeting, many students of color courageously stood and explained their reasoning for being opposed...

Robot umpires are the answer, but only for balls and strikes

Robot umpires are the answer, but only for balls and strikes

Written By Noah Bieniek, For The Globe

November 20, 2019

For as long as baseball has existed there have been human umpires. Human umpires make mistakes just like any other person, but in the World Series you just can’t afford the biggest games of the year being influenced by an umpire’s mistake. According to a massive study after the 2018 MLB season,...

Globe’s Point – Reporter backlash

Globe’s Point – Reporter backlash

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

November 20, 2019

This past week, the editorial team of Northwestern University’s student-run newspaper, The Daily Northwestern, faced harsh criticism. Jeff Sessions, the former United States Attorney General, was on campus to speak, and the event drew multiple student protestors. Two main protests took place, one ...

Boomers vs. Millennials and Gen Z

Boomers vs. Millennials and Gen Z

Written By Luke Mongelli, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

In New Zealand, a 25 year old lawmaker by the name of Chlöe Swabrick, presented a climate speech in front of the UK parliament. During that speech, a fellow member of parliament began heckling her to which Swabrick responded with the quip, “Okay Boomer.” Swabrick quickly caught flak for the statement, and it bl...

The ultimate survival guide to Thanksgiving as a vegetarian

The ultimate survival guide to Thanksgiving as a vegetarian

Written By Amara Phillips, Copy Editor

November 20, 2019

The struggle is almost ultimately real when you have food restrictions during the holidays. I am grateful that my family doesn’t cook a ton of meat products during Thanksgiving as the only meat my family serves during Thanksgiving dinner is turkey. But don’t get me wrong, it can still be difficu...

A highlight of systematic flaws

A highlight of systematic flaws

Written By Alexa Lake, Vice President of USG

November 13, 2019

A desk attendant unusually played sentry as I walked into the Student Center. A caterer dressed in black paused to let me go in ahead of him. The fresh cut flowers on his cart covered the typical faint B.O. smell of that building which houses our athletes. Dozens of beer, liquor, and wine bottles clink...

Globe’s Point – College is a privilege

Globe’s Point – College is a privilege

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

November 13, 2019

This week, the news dropped that tuition is set to increase for next year. It’s an announcement that we’ve all grown to anticipate, as tuition has increased for the past several years. In fact, there’s really not much you can count on anymore...except for an increase in tuition. We at The Globe u...

Covfefe: cracking the code, what does it mean?

Covfefe: cracking the code, what does it mean?

Written By Jake Dabkowski, For The Globe

November 13, 2019

On May 30, 2017, President of the United States Donald J. Trump tweeted out “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” The next day, at 3:09 in the morning, he tweeted out ‘Who can figure out the true meaning of ‘covfefe’???  Enjoy!” At this point, I was intrigued. Could his seemingly...

Struggles of registering for classes, balancing work load

Struggles of registering for classes, balancing work load

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

November 6, 2019

As the semester comes to a close and I begin to register for classes for next semester I am really torn about how I feel about the fall semester. I feel overworked and surrounded by homework. I mean in a sense I did it to myself. I picked my classes last spring knowing the work-load was going to be ...