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Trump’s budget plan leaves little to the imagination

Trump’s budget plan leaves little to the imagination

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief
March 28, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

Recently, President Trump has announced his first budget plan revealing which government-funded programs will lose or gain funding, effectively showing Americans, and the world, what he and his administration value most. Under Trump’s proposed budget plan, and I remind you that this is just his...

The Globe’s Point – Breaking the silence on a tough subject

The Globe’s Point – Breaking the silence on a tough subject

Written By Editorial Board
March 28, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

This Friday, a concert is taking place at the Playhouse. We think you should go. It’s free for Point Park students, the bands are probably going to be pretty solid, and more than that – the event’s purpose is to raise awareness for sexual violence. This live music event is in direct collaboration...

Admitting I was wrong: a right-wing conservative renounces Trump support

Admitting I was wrong: a right-wing conservative renounces Trump support

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

Perhaps my expectations were too high when I voted for Donald Trump. I wanted a safer, stronger and more united America. What I have experienced over these last few months is nothing short of disappointment in how the leader of our country has carried himself. What I am really trying to say is that...

The corner of real and world provides uncomfortable situation for students

The corner of real and world provides uncomfortable situation for students

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

Hey people of Pittsburgh: get over yourselves. Now that I have your attention, here’s an editorial based mostly on built up emotions and frustrations. I love this city. Pittsburgh is why I chose to spend four years at Point Park University. The school had its perks, but the city ultimately sold...

The Globe’s Point – Inform yourself before USG elections

The Globe’s Point – Inform yourself before USG elections

Written By Editorial Board
March 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

Beginning this week, we at the Globe are publishing profiles on our candidates for vice-president and president of our United Student Government. What is the purpose behind devoting an entire page of our news section to these profiles? We want to help inform the electorat. That means you – the student...

It’s not easy being green: a concerned student’s plea for sustainability

It’s not easy being green: a concerned student’s plea for sustainability

Written By Mei Lu Barnum
March 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

Are you fed up with being promised storms that only produce a sprinkling and don’t cancel classes for the day? Maybe not, but if the fluctuating weather in March and the petrified daffodils in Village Park don’t sadden you enough--maybe the whispers of climate change do. Now, all political views...

The Globe’s Point – Less than “Stella” news

The Globe’s Point – Less than “Stella” news

Written By Editorial Board
March 15, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

It’s that time of year again in Pittsburgh– sweet, sweet springtime. Birds are chirping and the sun is shining. And by spring we mean an austere winter and by birds we mean feral pigeons. Big snow is coming, and it’s looking pretty bleak. Three to six inches are expected to hit the greater...

The complexities of feeling safe;

The complexities of feeling safe;

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager
March 15, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

If I had written this piece one week earlier, I would have focused on how paying attention to my surroundings in downtown is what makes me feel safe at Point Park. It would have been about how people do not always pay attention like they should because they do not look up from their phones or they...

As American as apple pie

As American as apple pie

Written By Nicole Pampena
March 14, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

School spirit: the echo of experience

School spirit: the echo of experience

Written By Wesley Stuckey
March 14, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

School spirit constitutes much more than blind devotion to an educational institution. It provides an insight into an individual’s experiences and emotions. To answer the question of whether I have school spirit or not requires a bit more than a simple yes or no (although the answer is yes). The reasons...

The Globe’s Point – Keeping your constituency in mind

The Globe’s Point – Keeping your constituency in mind

Written By Editorial Board
March 7, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

Every week, we chronicle the goings-on of our United Student Government (USG). Two weeks ago, USG president Blaine King proclaimed that the future of the organization looks bright. This week, we report on the resignation of sophomore Amedea Baldoni as treasurer. In her letter of resignation, Baldoni...

The flaws of American nationalism:

The flaws of American nationalism:

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager
March 7, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS

When you grow up in the United States, especially after 2001, you are bombarded by American flags and overly-patriotic songs, encouraging you to sing about how you’re obviously proud to be an American. Well, here it goes: I am not proud to be an American. Or at least, I am not proud of what the...

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