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Student media deserves compensation

Student media deserves compensation

Written By Diana Navarrete, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Financially, life in college is tough.  Every year, the price for college tuition rises, making it harder for students to reach their educational goals. Just last year in the 2018-19 school year, there was a 3.9-percent tuition increase for all full-time students. In order for our society to succeed...

3 important lessons learned by practicing photographers

3 important lessons learned by practicing photographers

Written By Sara Cronin, Co-Copy Desk Chief

March 4, 2020

A few weeks ago, I almost gave up completely on photography and myself. I was outside and ready at 8 a.m. to set out to take photographs for a project I had to fit in when just the night before, an entire roll of film I developed came out useless and ruined after hours of work in the darkroom. It was...

The Globe’s Point – Just wash your hands

The Globe's Point - Just wash your hands

March 4, 2020

Over the past few weeks, one thing has been on everyone’s mind - the coronavirus. Specifically, the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. This is an important distinction to make, because the coronavirus, which is actually a family of viruses, has been around for a long time. But the most recent strain that...

Kaitlin Bennett indirectly exposes ‘far-left’ students

Kaitlin Bennett indirectly exposes 'far-left' students

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

I assumed this was common knowledge, but according to recent events, the opposite is true, so let me break it down for you. No one deserves to be harassed or assaulted. It should not matter if you are white or black, male or woman, straight or gay, Republican or Democrat, or even Kaitlin Bennett. Within...

What Does It Mean to Be Black?

Written By Kendra Summers

February 29, 2020

For a lot of black Americans, it feels like we exist in a time where you must know exactly how you define your blackness. This month especially, there’s a lot of people that suddenly want to know the ins and outs of your existence, meaning you have a short amount of time to put all of yourself in ...

The Globe’s Point – Become involved politically

The Globe's Point - Become involved politically

February 19, 2020

As the Democratic primaries heat up, more and more people get involved in politics by going out and registering to vote, volunteering for campaigns or simply supporting their favorite candidates. But national politics are not the only outlet for individuals who may be hungry for political activism....

President acquitted, what’s next?

President acquitted, what's next?

Written By Chandni Shah, Copy Editor

February 19, 2020

On Feb. 5, 2020 the Senate acquitted President Trump of both charges against him: Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress. The trial began on Dec.18, 2019 spanning almost two months, however, the outcome was predictable from the beginning since over half of the senate is Republican. America, home...

Gun Girl or Internet Troll?

Gun Girl or Internet Troll?

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Kaitlin Bennett. Haven’t heard of her? How about the “Kent State Gun Girl?” Kent State graduate Kaitlin Bennett is not just another conservative social media personality advocating for gun rights and anti-abortion policies. Her career jumpstarted in a far from ordinary way, after she posted...

Time is running out for Democrats

Time is running out for Democrats

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

February 19, 2020

The Democratic Party has the opportunity to make history. However, the “do-nothing Democrats” also have the opportunity to completely blow it. They have to make up their minds, and hopefully make the right decision. Right now, Democrats can go one of two ways. They can elect a more moderate...

Jillian Michaels, ‘The Biggest Loser’ and the myth of One-derland

Jillian Michaels, 'The Biggest Loser' and the myth of One-derland

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Opinions Editor

February 12, 2020

I’m a little late on this story, but Jillian Michaels needs to shut up. Allow me to provide some context. Jillian Michaels used to be one of the three hosts/coaches on a television show called “The Biggest Loser.” She just went on a show talking about how people shouldn’t idolize Lizzo because...

The Globe’s Point – Raising our standards

The Globe's Point - Raising our standards

Written By The Globe Editorial Staff

February 12, 2020

The Globe’s writing standards have not been updated in a long time. It’s been several semesters before the standards that we have displayed on our website have undergone revisions, however, this has recently changed. The Globe has officially updated our writing standards, and we would like to...

Coronavirus is just the beginning

Coronavirus is just the beginning

Written By Diana Navarrete, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

According to BBC News, the global death toll due to the coronavirus has reached 638 with 31,000 confirmed cases in mainland China and 12 in the United States. The number of people infected with this new contagious virus is increasing alarmingly, yet a majority of people take this as a joke.  If it...