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Globe’s Point: Point Park Should Adopt A U-Pass Partnership With Port Authority

October 27, 2021

Recently, the University of Pittsburgh renewed their contract with the Port Authority of Allegheny County to continue offering a no-cost U-Pass to their students. This means that all University of Pittsburgh...

President Joe Biden must pass this infrastructure bill

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect October 27, 2021

For the past few weeks, the Biden administration has caused a legislative gridlock because of two bills: his $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and the Build Back Better Act, a wide-ranging social reform...

College students were already suffering before recent price mark-ups

Written By Erin Yudt, For The Globe October 27, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 22, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Americans should be prepared for the global supply chain to remain in crisis through 2022 and inflation pressures “are likely to last...

Seasonal depression is not limited to fall and winter

Written By Chandni Shah, Opinions Editor October 20, 2021

The leaves on the few and far between saplings planted around Downtown Pittsburgh are beginning to turn into pallets of mellow yellows, crisp reds and burnt oranges. The sun is setting during late afternoon...

Understanding factors of SAD and seasonal depression is important

Written By Lauren Hunter, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

The weather is getting colder, and the days are getting shorter. It is the time of turtlenecks and flannels, smoking American Spirits outside in the fog, and rereading those books that somehow perfectly...

Globe’s Point: Join a Club!

October 20, 2021

This year, there have been a lot more clubs popping up on campus, and that’s fantastic. We’ve written before about why it’s important to go to on campus events, but joining a club is an even better...


Globe’s Point: Something needs to be done about cybersecurity

October 13, 2021

We don’t know if anyone has noticed, but Point Park has recently received a barrage of phishing emails. That’s a joke, because obviously everyone has been receiving them and is well aware. The sheer...

‘Missed connections’ pages are sweet but also kind of creepy

Written By Chandni Shah, Opinions Editor October 13, 2021
Missed connection accounts are anonymous spaces where you can attempt to create new friendships and relationships, but can also be a little creepy and off-putting.

Dave Chappelle using ‘cancel culture’ excuse to make bigoted statements

Comedians are not suffering but rather thriving off of controversy
Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect October 13, 2021

Dave Chappelle is a comedian who I once looked up to and now cannot stand. His entire shtick has become incredibly one-note and painfully unfunny. If you haven’t been following his recent content, everything...

Fall semester burnout is here early this year and was inevitable

An attempt to quickly "return to normal" has hurt us more in the long run
Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021
We are only one month into the semester, with nearly two whole months before Thanksgiving Break, and yet the burnout is more real than ever. But why so soon?

Globe’s Point: Embrace the Halloween Spirit — on Thursday, Oct. 28

October 6, 2021

This week, we’d like to propose an idea. This might be a controversial idea, and it might be an idea that doesn’t take off, but it would be a very cool idea nonetheless. Here’s what we’d like...

Why is fall the designated cuffing season and what does it mean?

Written By Chandni Shah, Opinions Editor October 6, 2021
Over the past few years, the term “cuffing season” has been used as legitimate reasoning to start looking for a short-term relationship to get you through the holidays from Halloween up until Valentine's Day. But why do we seek these relationships during this time of year?
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