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Top 5 Weirdest Sexy Halloween Costumes

Top 5 Weirdest Sexy Halloween Costumes

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

October 30, 2019

The phenomenon of “sexy” Halloween costumes for women is not new, but it has been more commonly debated in recent years. However, I am not here to debate in favor of or against sexy costumes. I am simply here to point out some of the more bizarre victims to the sexy Halloween costume trend. Here...

Globe’s Point – A ‘Globetastrophy’ strikes again – this time, affecting student body

Globe's Point - A ‘Globetastrophy’ strikes again - this time, affecting student body

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

October 30, 2019

At The Globe’s weekly pitch meeting this previous Monday, News Editor Hayley Keys, pitched that the Wi-Fi across campus had been down for the third time during the semester. She wanted someone to cover why this occurred, and doing so would require a reporter to ask a few questions of the IT Depart...

Botham Jean’s controversial trial

Botham Jean’s controversial trial

Written By Nardos Haile, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

Yet another trial centered on a black man’s murder at the hands of a police officer came to its conclusion last week. Amber Guyger, former Dallas police officer, convicted of the murder of 26-year-old Botham Jean, will serve ten years. The lawyer’s representing Jean’s family asked for 28 years beca...

The Globe’s Point – Stop the ridicule

The Globe's Point - Stop the ridicule

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

October 23, 2019

It has been a growing issue online to ridicule people for their interests. It’s an issue that is often ignored, because it’s easy to partake in the ridicule and not give it a second thought. But it’s wrong and it’s hurtful. Twitter is full of individuals who share their interests in pop cult...

The question of United States involvement in other countries

The question of United States involvement in other countries

Written By Logan Dubil, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

For those of you who do not consume news on a daily basis, there is a slight possibility that you are unaware of the current situation regarding American troops being removed from Syria. If this is the case, here is a quick run down: President Donald J. Trump has had his eye on bringing home U.S....

Writing a novel in 30 days can pose a challenge

Writing a novel in 30 days can pose a challenge

Written By Amara Phillips, Copy Editor

October 23, 2019

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is an annual writing project that begins on Nov. 1, where participants attempt to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November.  Anyone interested can create an account at nanowrimo.org, which is the official website that keeps track of your writing progress....

A student’s response: Here is why I support Trump

A student’s response: Here is why I support Trump

Written By Logan Dubil, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

If you have recently read ‘The Globe” or your Twitter feed, then you are most likely aware of the event that spiraled out of control. On Oct. 9, the opinions section of “The Globe” was greeted by an article supporting an unpopular viewpoint when it comes to politics, especially in the Pittsburgh...

Stop the comparison game, it’s hindering your own growth

Stop the comparison game, it's hindering your own growth

Written By Amara Phillips, Copy Editor

October 23, 2019

Instagram scrolling is the enemy in this situation. Hours pass as the blinking numbers on my clock illuminate my room, and then I become the enemy. It started off with some social media stalking and then turned into an entire FBI mission that massively hurt my somewhat nonexistent self-esteem. This all...

Meet Kevin

Meet Kevin

Written By Chris Copen, For The Globe

October 17, 2019

I’d like for you to meet Kevin. Kevin likes to think of himself as an open-minded person. He likes to think of himself as that because he’s not actually like that at all. In fact, Kevin has never actually changed his mind. Well he did once, but that was on accident and it only happened because he...

Cancel culture isn’t real

Cancel culture isn't real

Written By Jake Dabkowski, For The Globe

October 17, 2019

Todd Philips tried really hard to get me not to see “Joker.”  He had interviews where he went on and on about how “woke culture is killing comedy.” It’s not Todd, sorry we don’t want to see Shane Gillis tape his eyes slanted to play Andrew Yang on SNL. Woke Culture isn’t killing comedy...

Opinions On Campus Dining Options. Which ones are worth it?

Opinions On Campus Dining Options. Which ones are worth it?

Written By Amara Phillips, Copy Editor

October 17, 2019

The Lawrence Hall dining hall is a Point Park staple for those who have been here since freshman year. The dining hall offers a plethora of food choices, yet their food options are seemingly restrictive. Those who suffer with food allergies have limited options at the dining hall as they do not offer...

Our very own winning college football team is already here

Our very own winning college football team is already here

Written By Jake Berlin, For The Globe

October 17, 2019

Point Park Pioneers are living in a rare era that should not be taken for granted. After years of high rankings atop best-of lists for dancers, singers and other entertainers, our University has the opportunity to support pristine talent in addition to the Conservatory: our student athletes. The...