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English student highlights the must-read classics

English student highlights the must-read classics

Written By Chandni Shah, For The Globe

November 6, 2019

“All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven Soon to be a major motion picture, “All the Bright Places” follows the love story of Violet Markey and Theodore Finch as they learn about themselves and life through each other. It’s a perfect book for those who enjoy Young Adult Fiction and page t...

Pittsburgh gears up for winter events

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

November 6, 2019

It’s officially November, and you know what that means-- winter events are coming. No matter what holiday or celebration you’re the most ready for, there’s sure to be an event for it. Here are some winter events in Pittsburgh to try to make it to.   Phipps Winter Flower Show and Light Garden: ...

Conservatory of Performing Arts presents ‘Good Grief’

Conservatory of Performing Arts presents ‘Good Grief’

Written By Rosalie Anthony, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

The lights dim, a hush falls over the audience, the show is about to begin. The main character, Nkechi, also known as N, is featured on stage. There are markings on the floor that indicate something spiritual and magical is about to happen. She is soon joined by five deities. The deities have deco...

Dig below chart-toppers for underrated artists

Written By Gianna DiPaolo, For The Globe

October 30, 2019

The best thing about music is finding new artists and songs to listen to. While some artists rise to the top because of a “one-hit-wonder,” most of them stay in the shadows with a small crowd. One of those artists that have been under the radar for far too long is FINNEAS. Finneas O’Connell, better known by hi...

Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’ promotes self-identity search

Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’ promotes self-identity search

Written By Chandni Shah, For The Globe

October 30, 2019

Whenever someone asks me for a book recommendation, usually my first response is “The Bell Jar” by Sylvia Plath, and when they ask why I tell them that if I had to pick a book that clearly renders the search for identity — which we all at some point chase — it would be this one. The novel follows th...

Oliver Tree includes Pittsburgh on ‘Goodbye Farewell’ tour

Written By Luke Mongelli, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

On Sat. Oct. 12, Oliver Tree made his way to the brand new Roxian Theater in McKees Rocks, just outside of Downtown Pittsburgh, to perform for his last time on his “Goodbye Farewell Tour.” The Roxian is new to the city, bringing life and business to the main drag of McKees Rocks. The theater has ...

McCarthy’s The Road’ tells sad story of father and son

McCarthy’s The Road’ tells sad story of father and son

Written By Chandni Shah, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

One thing my high school English teacher always asked was, “how does language make meaning?” How can an author change the way we think about the world that we live in with words? Whether it be poetry, an article, a good book or even the lyrics to a song, they all have the potential to alter our minds and how ...

Waterparks wins new ‘FANDOM’

Written By Kylie Thomas, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

A man with brightly colored, green hair screams through speakers, “You had your own Awsten Knight (hi).” This could only mean one thing, a brand new album from Waterparks called “FANDOM.” Waterparks released their newest album, “FANDOM,” on Oct. 11. As Waterparks’ third studio album, it...

Margaret Atwood returns with ‘The Testaments’

Margaret Atwood returns with ‘The Testaments’

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

October 23, 2019

Margaret Atwood’s 1984 “The Handmaid’s Tale” has done everything but fall out of popularity in the 35 years since its publication. The book was adapted into a movie in 1990, and more recently, an Emmy award-winning Hulu Original series came out starring the talented Elisabeth Moss. In fact, 35 years af...

Zombieland: Double Tap follows up original

Written By Jared Murphy, News Photo Editor

October 23, 2019

Rule #1: Cardio. You never know when you’ll need to outrun a zombie. Horror comedy “Zombieland: Double Tap” was released in theaters on Oct. 18. Ten years after the first “Zombieland” movie, this installment follows the same group as before: Columbus, Tallahassee, Little Rock and Wichita, as th...

Cozy playlist ready for autumn season

Written By Gianna DiPaolo, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

Fall is here, and it’s time for a cozy playlist that can make you feel what the autumn season is all about. This ten-track playlist, it will take you through a whirlwind of emotions, and make you feel even cozier than you were before! Track #1: “Brooklyn” by Patrick Droney A track from a widely und...