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The Globe’s Point – Cartoons playing catch-up

The Globe’s Point – Cartoons playing catch-up

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

January 29, 2019

The Globe dedicated last week’s issue to the intelligent and powerful women of Point Park University and the Downtown Pittsburgh community. Just three days after women took to the streets of countless cities across the country, a number of offensive cartoons caught our attention. The Pittsburgh Po...

There is more than one border crisis

There is more than one border crisis

Written By Mick Stinelli, Columnist

January 29, 2019

Passing through the border was almost unnoticeable. I only recognized a difference because of a few signs along the road pronouncing a change in currency. Euros would be no good here; in Northern Ireland, they only accepted British sterling. I visited the Republic of Ireland in 2016, not long after the...

Resolutions have no time limit

Resolutions have no time limit

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

It’s that time of year again, folks. Weight Watchers gains a bunch of new subscribers, Planet Fitness memberships increase, people buy new planners with fancy pens and everyone decides that this will be their year. If this is you, I truly wish you the best of luck. Lose those 20 pounds, be more organ...

Education is not a waste for the modern woman

Education is not a waste for the modern woman

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019

Recently, I watched a video from ABC News’ 1961 archive - an episode of Woman’s World titled “Is education a waste of time for married women?” The segment featured two educated women debating whether women should educate themselves. The school teacher believed, quite ironically, that highly ed...

Military women prove just as tough

Military women prove just as tough

Written By Mick Stinelli, Columnist

January 22, 2019

In a recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Heather Mac Donald, of the conservative think tank The Manhattan Institute, argued that the next defense secretary should take women out of combat units. Mac Donald, a frequent critic of the #MeToo movement, argues allowing women to serve in combat has l...

The Globe’s Point – Women march because…

The Globe’s Point – Women march because…

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

January 22, 2019

The various platforms of social media, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, allow us to instantly connect with friends and family, gather news and entertain at the push of a button. One platform in particular, becames a useful tool in times of newsworthy happenings. This platform became a powerhouse of ...

Women’s march instills hope, pride

Women’s march instills hope, pride

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Copy Desk Chief

January 22, 2019

Marches like the Women’s March on Washington - Pittsburgh tend to fill me with a large array of feelings and emotions that can be difficult to translate from an experience to words. It feels like an array of emotion, from pride and inspiration for a better future, to feelings of anger towards grou...

Pro-gun rally in a blue city brings controversy

Pro-gun rally in a blue city brings controversy

Written By Shannon Harnett, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

The arms debate is reaching even closer to our school as second amendment supporters protested Mayor Bill Peduto’s new gun policies on Monday, Jan. 7. Only a few short months after the tragic incident at Tree of Life Synagogue, where 11 people died due to gun violence, Pittsburgh is seeing the after...

The Globe’s Point

The Globe’s Point

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

January 15, 2019

As students in the School of Communication, this semester’s Globe staff feels qualified, more often than not, to discuss the concept of communication. Let’s start with the basics. We all learned to speak at a young age, some earlier than others. Before that, our body language would express how we fel...

Leave industrialization in the past

Leave industrialization in the past

Written By Jordon Slobodinsky, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019

Everyone knows about the origin of the nickname “Steel City,” and they know what it means to Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. The 20th century in Pittsburgh was a time of industrial success and some would say Pittsburgh is the reason that the United States was able to build anything. Steel ...

Letter from the Editor: A nostalgic reflection

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2019

Walking into The Globe office this past Monday brought a whirlwind of nostalgia for me that I can only describe as a confusing stasis of relief and tension. I had watched three editors before me make their mark. Now it’s my turn. I was both ecstatic to get started on our first issue and so anxious I could barely ea...

The Globe’s Point – A year of choices

The Globe’s Point – A year of choices

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

January 8, 2019

Welcome to 2019, Pioneers. Yet another year of trials and triumphs has passed, and a new journey lies ahead of each of us. How did you celebrate the new year? Did you retreat to your bed early, or did you watch the ball drop with your best friends? What about a list of New Year’s resolutions? Are ...