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Dear Pittsburgh, feed your residents

Dear Pittsburgh, feed your residents

Written By Carrie Reale

November 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

We need to talk about how the neighborhood of Downtown Pittsburgh is trying to starve its residents. But not all of its residents, just the ones that can’t afford the $7 grape package at Market Street Grocery, conveniently located in the heart of Downtown. It’s safe to say that any establishment th...

Hollywood needs to take allegations more seriously

Hollywood needs to take allegations more seriously

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Over the past month, accusations against Hollywood bigwig Harvey Weinstein have been what seems to be an ever-constant flow. The multitude of allegations have brought to light the systematic sexual harassment that women in the industry face, and have faced for decades. With that being said, last w...

Dear Amazon, don’t come here

Dear Amazon, don’t come here

Written By Beth Turnbull, Co-Opinions Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Dear Amazon, I love you and, like many college students, I wouldn’t survive without your discounted textbooks and two-day shipping. Although my bank account could probably use a break from your “Buy With One Click” feature, I will never quit you. I’m not alone in my reliance on your services....

The Globe’s Point – The real horror is yet to come

The Globe’s Point – The real horror is yet to come

Written By Editorial Board

October 31, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Halloween is over. You know what this means? It’s time to start dying Easter eggs. In an attempt to get ahead of the capitalist game that is the holidays, we might as well tell ourselves that. November is real and it’s anxious. Thanksgiving is ready to sink its gravy-soaked talons into its haples...

Treat military families with respect, Mr. President

Treat military families with respect, Mr. President

Written By Elizabeth Shaffer

October 31, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

I feel like I need to give a disclaimer before I start this: I hate Donald Trump. I haven’t been pleased with any of his actions or decisions from his campaign all the way to his almost year as president. I always try to be respectful of others opinions, but the issue at hand is not an opinion; it...

The Globe’s Point – Halloween isn’t so scary

The Globe’s Point – Halloween isn’t so scary

Written By Editorial Board

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The month of October is synonymous with candy, costumes and, of course, scary movies. The human race has been fascinated with tales of ghosts and ghouls since medieval times. Even in 2017 we saw the remake of Stephen King’s “IT” rejuvenate the film industry’s horror genre. October is certa...

Allies should learn when to speak up and when to step aside

Allies should learn when to speak up and when to step aside

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Within the past week, organizers of the Women’s Convention in Detroit announced that Bernie Sanders would be one of the event’s opening speakers. Since this announcement he has dropped out of the convention in order to visit Puerto Rico following the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. However, it is still...

Kaepernick sends another message

Kaepernick sends another message

Written By Amanda Myers

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Colin Kaepernick first sitting, then kneeling, during preseason games last year ignited a radical media firestorm concerning nationalist pride and racial injustice. Over a year later, the “protests” linger on as the NFL pivots between the rights of their players, to the grievances expressed by the ...

We might be biased but we know to not show It

We might be biased but we know to not show It

Written By Dannys Marrero, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Everyone has had experiences that create some bias one way or another, even journalists; but since our duty is to inform the masses, we do our best to not show it, and that’s extremely important. Prejudice in favor of or against, one thing, person or group in comparison to another, is very common. O...

The Globe’s Point – Support your local college student

The Globe’s Point – Support your local college student

Written By Editorial Board

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Finally, fall is vaguely in the air. Holidays are approaching. The spirit of giving is set to infest the hearts of humans everywhere. People are baking those little cookies that have miniature pictures of ghosts on them. As you’re reading this, your heartbeat is hastening. Don’t fret, reader. Gift-giving season has...

Hollywood hotshot Weinstein goes down in flames

Hollywood hotshot Weinstein goes down in flames

Written By Amanda Myers

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The mecca of media moguls, Harvey Weinstein, found his career and reputation tarnished after a scathing article was published by the New York Times Oct. 5, which detailed numerous allegations of sexual assault and rape against him over a period of 30 years. Weinstein has become a mythical figurehead i...

A guide to the Point Park bathrooms

A guide to the Point Park bathrooms

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

If you have had to go bathroom in the middle of class this semester, you may have noticed a distinct lack of cleanliness. Of all the things I expected from college, disgusting public restrooms was not one of them. Now, I’m not saying that the custodial staff at Point Park aren’t good, in fact I d...