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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,...

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,...