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Pro-gun rally in a blue city brings controversy

Pro-gun rally in a blue city brings controversy

Written By Shannon Harnett, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS

The arms debate is reaching even closer to our school as second amendment supporters protested Mayor Bill Peduto’s new gun policies on Monday, Jan. 7. Only a few short months after the tragic incident at Tree of Life Synagogue, where 11 people died due to gun violence, Pittsburgh is seeing the after...

The Globe’s Point

The Globe’s Point

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

January 15, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS

As students in the School of Communication, this semester’s Globe staff feels qualified, more often than not, to discuss the concept of communication. Let’s start with the basics. We all learned to speak at a young age, some earlier than others. Before that, our body language would express how we fel...

Leave industrialization in the past

Leave industrialization in the past

Written By Jordon Slobodinsky, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS

Everyone knows about the origin of the nickname “Steel City,” and they know what it means to Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. The 20th century in Pittsburgh was a time of industrial success and some would say Pittsburgh is the reason that the United States was able to build anything. Steel ...

Letter from the Editor: A nostalgic reflection

Written By Carley Bonk, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2019


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Walking into The Globe office this past Monday brought a whirlwind of nostalgia for me that I can only describe as a confusing stasis of relief and tension. I had watched three editors before me make their mark. Now it’s my turn. I was both ecstatic to get started on our first issue and so anxious I could barely ea...

The Globe’s Point – A year of choices

The Globe’s Point – A year of choices

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

January 8, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS

Welcome to 2019, Pioneers. Yet another year of trials and triumphs has passed, and a new journey lies ahead of each of us. How did you celebrate the new year? Did you retreat to your bed early, or did you watch the ball drop with your best friends? What about a list of New Year’s resolutions? Are ...

Winter break never lasts long enough

Winter break never lasts long enough

Written By Jordon Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS

We made it folks, it is the second half of the school year and that means we are even closer to having the summer all to ourselves. Of course that statement is subject to change for myself and my fellow seniors. It’s time for us to freeze as we trudge to class in the harsh winter conditions of Pit...

Webkinz cons kids into classism

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

I’m a stressed college kid, alright? I’ve been looking for ways to chill out at the end of a bad day. This semester, I had a friend recommend I log on to my old Webkinz account. So, that’s what I do to relax now. You can’t tell me there’s not something calming about the concept of an online...

The Globe’s Point – Be the change you want to read

December 4, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

Another semester for the books. We’re relieved, to say the least.  For the last several terms, our Globe family has shrunk. As some of our best editors graduate and move onto honorable endeavors, we’ve found it hard to replace them.  We strive to serve our readers with the best content possible - unbiased, interesting an...

What’s in a name? A farewell letter from the editor

What’s in a name? A farewell letter from the editor

Written By Emily Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

My name is Emily. You probably know 73 Emilys. We’re everywhere. There’s at least three of us at any given time waiting for our coffee at Starbuck’s. You definitely have at least three of us in the each of your classes. When I started school here, there were two people with the name Emily Be...

A senior’s perspective on how to really survive finals

Written By Beth Turnbull, Social Media Coordinator

November 27, 2018


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My first finals week I read the entirety of “Memoirs of a Geisha,” visited art museums, went to numerous brunches and spent hours listening to Christmas music. I wanted to spend as much time with my friends as possible before being away from them for a month (our breaks were a month back then, sorry...

Vehicles allow ease of access for students

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

It’s a Friday night and you’re playing pool with your friends. The night is still young. You all decide to go out and find some holiday festivities in the Pittsburgh suburbs. The only problem is, how are you going to get there? Some students don’t have the best access to transportation. If...

The Globe’s Point – Hang in there; you’re so close

The Globe’s Point – Hang in there; you’re so close

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

November 27, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

Hello and welcome back. We hope you had a happy holiday full of copious amounts of food and great company. We’re now forced shake off our tryptophan daze and return back to the vicious grind of the rapidly approaching end of the semester. Deep breaths. With only a few weeks left, there’s still a lot of w...