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How the death of an athlete can affect the whole team

How the death of an athlete can affect the whole team

Written By Taylor Spirito, For The Globe

September 18, 2019

It’s Jul. 25, 2019, and UPMC Park in Erie, PA is brimming with people from all over, from loyal fans of the Erie SeaWolves or their affiliate, the Detroit Tigers to fans of their opponent, the Trenton Thunder or their affiliate, the New York Yankees, or random Erieites who decided to spend their Thu...

The Globe’s Point – Remembering self-care while being stressed out

The Globe’s Point – Remembering self-care  while being stressed out

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

September 18, 2019

Due to the amount of clubs and organizations at Point Park, with more being added every day, it’s easy to tell that students here are no strangers to getting involved on campus. Some students also go a step beyond to take on leadership roles. Some take on multiple. Some work part-time jobs. Some are ...

Heinz Field name may change in 2021

Heinz Field name may change in 2021

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Heinz Field will be no more. There is no demolition coming, no brand new stadium. However, whenever the Pittsburgh Steelers enter the red zone, you might not see the giant Heinz Ketchup bottles pour down onto the jumbotron. Take a moment of silence if you must. Heinz Field will not be called Heinz Fiel...

‘Macheads’ celebrate at Blue Slide Park

‘Macheads’ celebrate at Blue Slide Park

Written By Justine Quach, Copy Editor

September 11, 2019

This past weekend marked the one-year anniversary of local rapper Mac Miller’s untimely death.  His loyal fans, his “Macheads,” traveled from all over the world to come and celebrate his life. Friday evening was the Mac Miller Memorial Celebration held at the newly named Mac Miller’s Blue S...

Summer jobs versus internships

Summer jobs versus internships

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

September 11, 2019

This summer I had a great job at Sandcastle Waterpark. Summer has come and gone, and I am already thinking about next summer. Do I want to come back to this job, or should I shoot for getting an internship in 2020? I am honestly torn between the two options. I started making a pros and cons list in my hea...

The Globe’s Point – Have an open mind online

The Globe’s Point – Have an open mind online

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

September 11, 2019

Several weeks ago, Twitter user “Jim Varona” tweeted: “Walking by yourself at night is an underrated therapy session.” The tweet went viral, but not in a necessarily good way. The replies to the tweet were filled with female users voicing their disagreement and disbelief at the misunderstandin...

The Globe’s Point – Staring down the gauntlet with style

The Globe’s Point – Staring down the  gauntlet with style

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

September 4, 2019

It’s official, the Point Park student body and faculty have successfully made it through the first week of classes. As a member of this community, you may be feeling energized and prepared to take on the rest of the year. Or, you may already be feeling wiped out and ready to throw in the towel. I...

Kusnetsov and cocaine: Questions arise of consistent responsibility

Kusnetsov and cocaine: Questions arise of consistent responsibility

Written By Taylor Spirito, For The Globe

September 4, 2019

In the world of sports, testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs is a pretty black and white concept.  If it’s found in an athlete’s system, action is taken both in the league and in the community. That player is normally suspended and shamed while begging for forgiveness from all.  It...

Student asks for Oakland route

Student asks for Oakland route

Written By Hannah Johnston, Features/A&E Photo Editor

September 4, 2019

Twelve days before classes started, students living in Oakland received an email stating that shuttle services would no longer be available. Twelve days before classes started, we learned that we would have to pay $97.50 a month to pay for buses to and from school. Yes, there were rumors during the 2017-2018 ...

Pro athletes are human beings, too

Pro athletes are human beings, too

Written By Mason Strawn, For The Globe

September 4, 2019

Rest in peace to all the Fantasy Football teams that had Andrew Luck as their starting quarterback this year. The Colts Pro-Bowl gunslinger officially retired on August 24, at the age of 29, in one of the most shocking moments in the football world since All-Pro wide receiver Calvin Johnson of the Detroit ...

Letter from the Editor: I do know what I don’t know

Letter from the Editor: I do know what I don’t know

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2019

Lately, I have been reflecting on the past three years I have spent at this university. In the fall of 2016, I began my journey at Point Park University pursuing a degree in Journalism. I declared a minor in Multimedia after my sophomore year, and I am now about to start my final year with a clearer p...

The Globe’s Point – Why every student deserves to be heard

The Globe’s Point – Why every student  deserves to be heard

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

August 28, 2019

With a new school year comes new events and problems to tackle. Even though classes have only just begun, this year has already seen its fair share of issues and student concerns. The first major issue, which wae are covering in our news section this week, is the changes to the shuttle services. Spec...