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Judging Java: Downtown Media Hub

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist March 15, 2023

Located directly next to PPG Plaza, the recently opened Downtown Media Hub is a wonderful resource for communications students. The Hub houses six different media outlets in the area and is open to students...

The best tips to destress, written by someone who stresses a lot

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2023

I stress a lot, and I’m sure you stress a lot too. Depending on where you are in your life, you might be really good at managing your stress, maybe even better than me. But if you’re terrible at it,...

Mercurio’s restaurant offers disappointing pizza and fantastic gelato

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor March 8, 2023

Over break I had the pleasure of being taken to Mercurio’s in Shady Side. Originally just a creamery, they brand themselves with neapolitan pizzas and house made gelato. I was with my friend who made...

Judging Java: Spring Break

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist March 8, 2023

There’s no better time to be a college student than Spring Break. Every year (except one awful year) of my college experience I have relished the time off that is spring break, and this year was no exception....

Former SGA president details run for county council

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief February 22, 2023

Dennis McDermott served as president of student government for two years. Now out of the Point Park political scene after graduating last year, he hopes to break into county politics. McDermott announced...

Anthony “Mo” Rabovitz, a Point Park alum, poses in his shop, Curated Flame in Millvale.

Curated Flame smoke shop aims to diversify market

Written By Evan Levine, Staff Photographer February 22, 2023

Editor’s Note: The Globe does not condone illegal or illicit drug usage. Most smoke shops are all the same: windows filled with bright neon signs sporting drug references, a plastic gas-mask bong...

Judging Java: Delanie’s Revisited

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist February 22, 2023

One of the first coffee shops that I ever reviewed for this column happens to be one of my favorite coffee shops in the Pittsburgh area. Delanie’s Coffee, on East Carson Street in the South Side, is...

Tattoo stuffed animals that were on sale at the Pittsburgh Tattoo Expo

Pittsburgh Tattoo Expo returns to city for the sixth year in a row

Written By Ana Bellamy, Staff Writer February 22, 2023

It is hard to escape the buzzing of the tattoo machines. Rock, nu-metal, rap, and hip-hop can be heard on many portable speakers. The crunching of the plastic wrap protects the intricate carpet below from...

The exterior of Cafe Momentum

Cafe Momentum offers different kind of restaurant

Written By Michelanglo Pellis, For The Globe February 22, 2023

At first glance when you walk by it on Forbes Avenue, Café Momentum may seem like any other Downtown eatery. It’s not.  “Café Momentum is an award-winning culinary facility,” states the newsletter...

Pittsburgh metaphysical store opens after owner changes career path

Written By Alexis Wary, Staff Photographer February 15, 2023

As a child, Sabrina McQuarrie knew she belonged to the spiritual community. She had her first encounter with this world while on a trip to New York. While there, she visited a small, middle of nowhere...

The Chicken Guy leaves a pleasant flavor but a sick aftertaste

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor February 15, 2023

Ever since my favorite cheap pizza place moved locations I’ve been on this mission to find a convenient food place near campus that is also relatively affordable. I define convenient locations around...

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