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The Globe’s Point – A problem we can’t ignore

The Globe's Point - A problem we can't ignore

Written By The Globe Editorial Staff

January 15, 2020

Within the past few months, the university and campus culture shifted. There are voices speaking and students working in ways that the administration can no longer ignore. Now change is happening, or so we are inclined to believe. Aside from all of the town hall meetings, steering committees and replacement...

Land of the free home of the prey

Land of the free home of the prey

Written By Kendra Summers, For The Globe

January 15, 2020

In America, we’re taught every word to the Pledge of Allegiance before we can write our names properly. We’re told to be proud of our stars and stripes before we know what the flag really stands for. We’re trained to have pride in our country and to put that pride above all else. Sometimes, that...

The Naked Philanthropist

The Naked Philanthropist

Written By Kendra Summers, For The Globe

January 15, 2020

This month, a Los Angeles based model who refers to herself as “The Naked Philanthropist” developed a system she hoped would motivate people to donate money to the Australian wildfires. “The Naked Philanthropist,” or 20-year-old Kaylen Ward, announced to her Twitter followers that she would send...

The world is burning

The world is burning

Written By Zoey Angelucci, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

For those unaware, since late July, wildfires in Australia took over. These are the worst fires seen in decades. Nationwide, 24 people died and over 2,000 homes underwent damage or destruction. They are struggling beyond belief to even attempt to contain these fires. Australia suffers through wildfires...

Separation of politics and entertainment

Separation of politics and entertainment

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

What a year it has been! Looking back at what has happened so far, it is difficult to believe that these past events all took place within such a short period of time. Wait a minute – do you think I am addressing 2019? Not even close! 2020 is one of the craziest rollercoaster rides yet. “That’s...

Respect designated quiet spaces across campus, please

Respect designated quiet spaces across campus, please

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Opinions Editor

January 8, 2020

It’s normally a joke on my Twitter. Every semester I’ll hear someone sing in the library, or something of the sort, and I’ll make a tweet asking certain students to please, pretty pretty please, not to do that. Normally, I’d just make another tweet instead of writing an opinion piece about it. However. There...

Ch-ch-ch-changes

Ch-ch-ch-changes

January 8, 2020

It’s a new semester, a new year and a new decade everyone! Welcome back and welcome to the year 2020! The Globe hopes that you enjoyed a fulfilling and relaxing semester break and holiday. We also would like to wish you a semester that is full of growth and opportunity. With a new semester comes...

Letter from the editor – A year of growth

Letter from the editor - A year of growth

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2020

A new year means a new opportunity for growth.   In my nearly four years at Point Park University, I’ve experienced personal and professional growth as well as witnessed this same growth from the people and places around me.   When I first stepped foot on Point Park’s campus,...

Puppets from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe

Puppets from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

December 4, 2019

Growing up watching Mister Rogers Neighborhood is equal parts learning and growing into the person Fred knew we could become. Watching him do different segments with a number of puppets eases the child into understanding the topics Mister Rogers was teaching us. But who was the best puppet fr...

The Wheels Keep Turning: Restore Oakland shuttle service now

The Wheels Keep Turning: Restore Oakland shuttle service now

Written By Jake Berlin, USG President

December 4, 2019

The great Fall Shuttle Experiment has failed. Our University has an obligation to restore regular Oakland service in January. The month long holiday break should be more than enough time to make accommodations--after all, Oakland residents were given only 12 days before the start of this school year t...

Cherry, problematic hockey icon, ‘should’ve been fired long ago’

Cherry, problematic hockey icon, ‘should’ve been fired long ago’

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

Mr. Rogers once said “To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” We are in the 21st century. Acceptance should be common sense. As Brodie would say in the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, cue the music. Hockey icon Don Cherry decide to drop...

Equality for COPA students of color

Equality for COPA students of color

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

December 4, 2019

The week before Thanksgiving break, the Dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA), Steven Breese, held a “town hall” meeting to discuss the show “Adding Machine: A Musical.” During the meeting, many students of color courageously stood and explained their reasoning for being opposed...