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Halftime show proves to be more than entertainment

Halftime show proves to be more than entertainment

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

February 5, 2020

At this year’s Super Bowl Halftime show, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez blew all of our minds. As soon as Shakira came on stage and the intro notes to “She Wolf” started to play, all of America, that is, all of America that has more than three brain cells, went crazy. It was glorious. JLo on the...

Top 10 commercials from Super Bowl LIV

Top 10 commercials from Super Bowl LIV

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

February 5, 2020

This past Sunday was the 56th Super Bowl and the 100th year of the NFL. The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs played a decent enough game for someone like me to watch who knows enough about football to understand the game, no more, no less. Of course. the half-time show had an array of...

Letter to the Editor: Newman’s response

Letter to the Editor: Newman's response

Written By Channa Newman, For the Globe

February 5, 2020

Dear Ms. Collins and Ms. Hronec, May I add a few comments as a follow-up to your article "Professor files 18-count lawsuit against university?” At least two points require clarification. First, the statement provided by Dr. Ross, which you published, neglects to recognize that I was found innocent...

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,...