Point Park Globe

A fair question – “Why were people so excited for this game?”

Written By John Kravis, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


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Despite a historic rivalry, Penn State and Pitt Football play for different reasons

The Globe’s Point- Be present in your obligations

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

September 18, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

When we were in high school, our parents, teachers and mentors encouraged us to go beyond academics - by joining clubs, playing sports, aiming to take leadership roles and maybe working  a part-time job on the weekends.  All of these commitments (while keeping up the GPA, of course) made us feel comfortable o...

Burning your Nikes isn’t the answer

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Copy Desk Chief

September 18, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

At the beginning of this month, Nike launched its 30th anniversary campaign, starring the controversial former NFL quarterback and modern civil rights activist Colin Kaepernick. We’ve all seen the memes based on his “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything” ad.   Supporters of the new campaign shared it far and wide...

An open letter from an admittedly apathetic writer

September 11, 2018


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You’ve heard it before.  If you’re a freshman, you may have only heard it once or twice. If you’re a graduating senior set to egress through the portal of college into the vortex of adult life, it’s possible you might pull your hair out if you heard it one more time. “The corner of rea...

Gaming convention site of massacre

Gaming convention site of massacre

Written By Maxwell McAuley

September 11, 2018


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Sunday, Aug. 26, shots rang out across the gaming community. David Katz, a competitor at a local gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida fired a handgun at other competitors, leaving eleven people injured, nine of which were from gunshots.  I’ve never once had the privilege to attend any sort ...

Globe’s Point – Elevator Intricates

Globe’s Point – Elevator Intricates

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

September 11, 2018


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Have you ever thought about the nuances of elevator etiquette?The confines of vertical ascension we human beings have become so accustomed to has quite the unspoken rule book. You can’t talk - at least not very much or very loudly. You have to stand close to make space for others, but not too close...

The Globe’s Point – Journalism is not a science

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

September 4, 2018


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How many times have School of Communication students heard the phrase “industry standard” or “this is how it’s done in the field?” Probably quite a few by a number of professionals. But is there really an “industry standard” for everything? Journalism isn’t a set equation. Having ...

John McCain’s legacy and lessons

Written By Jordan Hronec, Copy Editor

September 4, 2018


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The U.S. Senate has lost one of its most prominent names. Arizona senator John McCain passed away at 81 after a year-long battle with brain cancer. His death came just one day after it was announced that he had decided to stop medical treatment for his condition. McCain was a huge figurehead for the Republi...

The Catholic church is wrong, but I’m still Catholic

Written By Rachael McKriger, For The Globe

September 4, 2018


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Church has always been a common, consistent theme in my life. From the time I was a young child, I attended church with my mother. As I grew up, I never really fell out of going to church. I went to Catholic school at Our Lady of Fatima in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, up until my graduation in eighth g...

Mental illness does not define your life as a student

Mental illness does not define your life as a student

Written By Chloe Jakiela, Class of 2018 Alumna

August 28, 2018


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My mind was swirling with mixed emotions, sitting in the passenger seat of a mentor’s car my last semester at Point Park. We were driving back to campus after I photographed him for my senior thesis project. As we reached downtown, he said, “I feel like you have a heavy heart.” Tears welled up in m...

Fair NAFTA negotiation a necessity

Fair NAFTA negotiation a necessity

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Opinions Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Uncategorized

To be quite honest, Canada is one of my favorite countries. Awesome tourist attractions, the birthplace of hockey as we know it and great beer. It is actually one of the most interesting places in the world to me, and I would strongly consider visiting the country before you die. With all that bein...

The Globe’s Point – Back and better than ever

The Globe’s Point – Back and better than ever

Written By Globe Editorial Staff

August 28, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

Arriving on campus this semester, there are undoubtedly some changes we can’t ignore. COPA students have a new home in the Playhouse - a giant endeavor that took years to unveil. Caffeine addicts can rejoice in their new home at the old 100 Wood stomping grounds, with a name that sounds like a dad try...