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Millions of Americans have been living in a recession that needs to end

Millions of Americans have been living in a recession that needs to end

Written By Dannys Marrero

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Puerto Rico is going through a humanitarian crisis right now, and it unquestionably needs help. But this is nothing new, my family and my people have been needing and asking for help for decades. Unfortunately, Puerto Rico recently suffered catastrophic damage at the hands of Mother Nature when both H...

The Globe’s Point – Gushing over midterms

The Globe’s Point – Gushing over midterms

Written By Editorial Board

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

In the wake of a seemingly endless barrage of natural disasters stretching across the United States, it may seem inane to document the Great Lawrence Hall Pipe Rupture of 2017. You can take a look at our coverage concerning the incident in our news section this week. It has the details about the wat...

The Las Vegas massacre should be a wake up call

The Las Vegas massacre should be a wake up call

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Twelve. It’s the number of mass shootings my parents had lived through by the time they were my age. One hundred and thirty. That’s my number. That’s how many mass shootings have happened since I was born in 1996, and those are just the headline-worthy ones. According to the United States’ Congressio...

The importance of speaking up

The importance of speaking up

Written By Sarah Gibson

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

I grew up in a community with a very sheltered view of homosexuality. What little I knew about being gay had very negative connotations. If you were gay, it meant that your parents didn’t care about you. It meant you were a predator. It meant you were evil. I look back on this institutionalized homo...

Let’s not become involved in another war, thank you

Let’s not become involved in another war, thank you

Written By Dannys Marrero

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

With the humanitarian crisis going on in the southern states and Puerto Rico at the hands of Mother Nature, war is the very last thing the U.S. needs at this moment; especially against an enemy whose nickname has become “rocket man.” Unfortunately for us, the current President of the United Sta...

The Globe’s Point – What can we do now?

The Globe’s Point – What can we do now?

Written By Editorial Board

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

If this weekend was any indication, the world has been having a rough time. We could write a thousand stories about it. We could stand on a thousand street corners and hold a myriad of signs. We could send a thousand letters to our representatives. We could promise a thousand prayers. We coul...

Republican revival fails once more

Republican revival fails once more

Written By Amanda Myers

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

“Done, done, on to the next one.” That would be the philosophy for the Republican party if they were actually succeeding in delivering the grand political overhauls promised by President Donald Trump. Republicans finally conceded last Tuesday when they realized they did not have 50 votes to save the rem...

Exploring the lives of young mothers and the sacrifices they make

Exploring the lives of young mothers and the sacrifices they make

Written By Gracey Evans, Photo Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Kylie Jenner’s rumored pregnancy news with Travis Scott nearly broke the internet two weeks ago. Jenner’s going to have it easy. She has a plethora of money and the father of the baby, Travis Scott, will more than likely stay in their lives with even more money. Jenner is joining the ranks of youn...

Adding your two cents can cost you

Adding your two cents can cost you

Written By Levi Brown

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

In the midst of the mass kneeling protests going on in the world of professional sports, it seems like everyone is adding their two cents, including volunteer Fire Chief Paul Smith of Cecil Township. Paul Smith was once the fire chief of Cecil Township, before he took to social media to express his f...

College is stressful, but enjoy it

College is stressful, but enjoy it

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager

September 26, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

At the end of my second week of junior year, I attended X-Fest, with headliners Bastille and Highly Suspect. But as I struggled through the workload of these past weeks, my mind has been stuck on one of the opening acts: K. Flay. I’ve spent all day listening to her album and trying to think about what I ha...

Hate speech is not the free speech of the Constitution

Hate speech is not the free speech of the Constitution

Written By Kris Chandler

September 26, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The resulting outcome of the 2016 Presidential election, however contested, sparked a dynamic shift within the American psyche. Whether you were a supporter of President Trump, Former Secretary Clinton, Senator Sanders, or any of the other candidates throughout the entire process, you can’t deny that the...

The Globe’s Point – A lock in the right direction

The Globe’s Point – A lock in the right direction

Written By Editorial Board

September 26, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

When we received the email Friday from Point Park Police Chief Jeff Besong that Lawrence Hall would be locked 24/7, we couldn’t help but be pleased that Public Safety had listened to the voices of concerned students. We made it clear in our editorial two weeks back that the campus could be more s...