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The Globe’s Point – Pick back up where you left off

The Globe’s Point – Pick back up where you left off

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

March 5, 2019

Well Pioneers, our week of relaxation came and went, and the seven-week home stretch lays ahead of us. Some of us enjoyed the luxury of spending spring break abroad or laying on a beach while others returned home to spend time with loved ones or remained in their downtown residence. Nonetheless, th...

A loss of pride in spaceflight

A loss of pride in spaceflight

Written By Mick Stinelli, Columnist

March 5, 2019

Watching a rocket lift off is something that will always spark joy in my heart. The image of a man-made creation lifting our Earthbound bodies beyond the atmosphere is a genuinely awe inspiring feat. 50 years ago, this was an incredible event; now it seems to happen nearly every week. SpaceX, the aeros...

The Globe’s Point – Unjust outbursts

The Globe’s Point – Unjust outbursts

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

February 19, 2019

It didn’t take long, but the Post-Gazette has made national headlines once again. This time for the publisher, John Robinson Block, showing up at the newsroom on a Saturday night inebriated and continuing to “go berserk” on his staff over a union Guild message board sign that read, “Shame o...

Ask me for my help, not my homework

Ask me for my help, not my homework

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

February 19, 2019

When we were in high school, our camera rolls on our cell phones were filled with photos of our homework. Once we tapped on our gallery, row after row of math problems and writing assignments unfolded on the screen. The meme on Twitter we occasionally scroll past reminds of this very common occurren...

The senate signs sweeping bill, protects expanse of wildlands

The senate signs sweeping bill, protects expanse of wildlands

Written By Mick Stinelli, Columnist

February 19, 2019

Amidst declarations of a national emergency, partisan disputes and more presidential candidates jumping into the 2020 race, the Senate passed one of the most sweeping conservation bills in recent memory. The bill passed 92 to 8, which means that it’s likely to pass the House of Representatives with similar ...

Romance novels are not anti-feminist

Romance novels are not anti-feminist

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Copy Desk Chief

February 12, 2019

In the age of feminism and female empowerment, there is a certain stigma that comes with reading romance novels. Scratch that, I think there’s always been a stigma, but I think it’s more easily seen today. I feel like when a lot of people think of empowered women, they think of tough “Girlboss” ...

The Globe’s Point – Change is a useful tool

The Globe’s Point – Change is a useful tool

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

February 12, 2019

A faculty member recently suggested The Globe’s advisor rotate on an annual basis. Just like spring peeking around the corner, this concept of change sounds like a fresh idea. The Globe staff itself experiences change every semester. The Editor-in-Chief and Editor-Elect rotate yearly, and the editorial st...

Trump needs to reject authoritarianism

Trump needs to reject authoritarianism

Written By Mick Stinelli, Columnist

February 12, 2019

Recent weeks have seen increasing turmoil in Venezuela as countries around the world continue to back Juan Guaidó, the opposition leader, and delegitimize Nicolás Maduro, the president whose recent election was denounced by much of the western world as a sham. A populist demagogue who spawned out of the ...

The Globe’s Point – Super Bowl LIII rebirths ‘Nipplegate’

The Globe’s Point – Super Bowl LIII rebirths ‘Nipplegate’

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

February 5, 2019

The Globe has spent the last few weeks focusing on and celebrating the lovely ladies of Point Park and the Downtown Pittsburgh community. This week we would like to talk about men and women, and one man in particular who ignited a 15-year-old debate. But first, let’s talk about the human body. Maybe we all ha...

Transgender military ban is unethical

Transgender military ban is unethical

Written By Jordon Slobodinsky, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2019

If you were to ask me about the transgender community four years ago, I would have had no idea what to tell you. In all honesty I probably would have made some rude comment where I called a transgender person an “it” because I thought that was correct. As an 18-year-old kid, I really couldn’t come ...

The never-ending fight for future journalism

The never-ending fight for future journalism

Written By Mick Stinelli, Columnist

February 5, 2019

If you’re reading this newspaper, you likely read other newspapers. If you read other newspapers, you’ve likely seen headlines proclaiming the imminent death of journalism. These proclamations are nothing new. A 2011 documentary, “Page One: Inside The New York Times,” focused heavily on the pa...

Extremely charming, yet shockingly devious

Extremely charming, yet shockingly devious

Written By Gracey Evans, News Photo Editor

January 29, 2019

I have watched media about crime my whole life. I’ve watched all of the “CSI” series, I’ve watched “Law and Order,” I’ve watched all the “NCISs” and the list goes on. But over the past year, I have really dove into crime films. I’m not sure why, but I have been watching crime mov...