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Ranking the top 5 cutest Pokémon

Ranking the top 5 cutest Pokémon

Written By Ayla Reed-Porter, For The Globe

February 5, 2020

There are plenty of Pokémon in this world…I mean, in the fictional world of “Pokémon” that just so happens to exist within this world, but it still counts. It is up to us, the everyday civilians, to decide which of these Pokémon are superior. But today, I am going to be the one to decide for you....

Bernie Sanders has supporters despite Clinton’s claims

Bernie Sanders has supporters despite Clinton's claims

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor

January 29, 2020

Recently, Hillary Clinton was asked about Bernie Sanders. “Nobody likes him,” she said, claiming he had no allies in Congress. It’s a bizarre statement to make, especially since many of the current Democratic candidates claim to be friends of his. Elizabeth Warren repeatedly stated that she views...

TikTok: entertainment or epidemic?

TikTok: entertainment or epidemic?

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

January 29, 2020

In 2017, Music.ly came into the social media platform. It was designed for users to post videos of themselves dancing and lip-synching to popular songs. However, the world turned on its side when the app changed its name to TikTok and users began changing the quality of their content. Now, instead of...

Philadelphia mascot Gritty accused of assault, finally shows true grit

Philadelphia mascot Gritty accused of assault, finally shows true grit

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Opinions Editor

January 29, 2020

Point Park, this week I come to you not as the Opinions Editor or SGA Beat Writer (though those are two positions I do currently occupy.) Today, I come to you as the Senior Mascot Correspondent from the Pioneer Sideline, and today I’m here to talk about Mascots. Specifically, I’m here to talk about...

The Globe’s Point – A health crisis at home

The Globe's Point - A health crisis at home

Written By The Globe Editorial Staff

January 29, 2020

Currently, the world is closely watching an outbreak of the Coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China. As reported in the news section, the virus has spread to several other countries with travelers returning from this area. There have been five cases confirmed in the U.S. at the time this article...

A Republican weighs in on the upcoming Democratic nomination

A Republican weighs in on the upcoming Democratic nomination

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

What is it like watching the Democratic debates as a Republican? I can answer sarcastically, or I can be honest with you. The thing is, both sarcasm and honesty haven’t gotten me far in the past, so I am in a tricky situation. After putting some thought into my approach, I decided that honesty is the...

Women’s hockey joins All-Star Weekend

Women's hockey joins All-Star Weekend

Written By Noah Bienek

January 22, 2020

The National Hockey League (NHL) decided to cut the nonsense and let the women play this year. St. Louis, MO is the home of the 2020 NHL All Star Weekend where they will hold skills competitions and an inter-division 3-on-3 tournament awarding prize money to all winners for the competition and tourney...

The Oscars nominations: who got snubbed, who deserves the most recognition and what it all means for the award show

The Oscars nominations: who got snubbed, who deserves the most recognition and what it all means for the award show

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor

January 22, 2020

I used to think that the Oscars were a tragedy, but now I realize that they’re a comedy. A comedy that’s trying way too hard while also trying not hard enough. There were many nominations I disagree with, but I’ll start out with the elephant in the room: “Joker” receiving 11 nominations. This...

The ‘Sexy but Ugly’ trend takes over social media

The 'Sexy but Ugly' trend takes over social media

Written By Elizabeth Shaffer

January 22, 2020

We all know the one friend who obsesses over one of the following celebrities: Pete Davidson, Post Malone, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adam Driver, Jeff Goldblum or Rami Malek. They all hold a spot in the “Unattractive but Attractive” club. The “Sexy but Ugly” society. Whatever you want to call it,...

The Globe’s Point – The Great Divide

The Globe's Point - The Great Divide

Written By The Globe Editorial Staff

January 22, 2020

Our university has got a lot of things going for it. One thing that stands out above the rest, is the wide array of degree programs that are available at Point Park. There are a variety of students here nurturing their different interests. And that’s great...until it causes problems. Within the...

Iran and U.S. tensions reach all time high at beginning of 2020

Iran and U.S. tensions reach all time high at beginning of 2020

Written By Nardos Haile, Copy Editor

January 22, 2020

For the few first weeks of 2020, the United States and Iran were in the midst of tense and catastrophic conflict. The conflict came to its conclusion on Jan. 8. One Iranian missile fired from a military base in Iraq, accidentally hit Ukrainian International Flight 752, killing all 176 people on board. The...

The Rise of Skywalker proves nothing can be perfect

The Rise of Skywalker proves nothing can be perfect

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

WARNING – This article contains spoilers for the new film, “Stars Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” When I hear Star Wars, my first instinct is not to visualize a specific character or scene, but to reminisce on my past. This may seem strange and - what’s the word I am looking for - dramatic,...