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The Globe’s Point – Welcome to Zoom University

The Globe’s Point – Welcome to Zoom University

April 1, 2020

Hello Pioneers! You’ve done it, you’ve made it through the first few weeks of online classes. We know that there’s definitely been some trials and some tribulations, some highs and some lows. But you’re still standing, and that’s what matters! We are also here to discuss some of the ...

Advice amidst the chaos

Advice amidst the chaos

Written By Shannon Hartnett, Co-Opinions Editor

April 1, 2020

Obviously the world is going absolutely bonkers trying to figure out what needs to be done during quarantine. I've read different articles that range from the idea that we will be quarantined until June, the economy will crash and we will all die. On the other hand, there’s also the “rational” thought...

Biden is not our Democratic nominee

Biden is not our Democratic nominee

Written By Jake Dabkowski

April 1, 2020

Joe Biden will be the worst Democratic nominee for president in the history of the party.  He will lose to Donald Trump in the most embarrassing electoral defeat in the history of this country. He was already a horrible candidate before Tara Reade’s accusations, but now I cannot in good conscience...

An apology letter from the editor

An apology letter from the editor

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

I am so, so sorry. I am so sorry to the freshmen who didn’t even get to experience a full first year of college life on a college campus in such a vibrant city. I am so sorry to the sophomores and juniors who had their semester cut short and are losing out on time spent with their closest college frie...

The Globe’s Point – If you need help, we’re here

The Globe’s Point – If you need help, we’re here

March 25, 2020

In two days, campus will be nearly empty. For some of you, this is not the best outcome. Last week, a whole lot of chaos was created when the deadline to move out was created and then shortly moved up. In fact, we had to rewrite and revise our coverage numerous times in the moments leading up to ou...

An open letter to Paul Hennigan

An open letter to Paul Hennigan

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Copy Desk Chief/Layout Editor

March 25, 2020

Dear Paul Hennigan, I am a graduating senior that was more than excited to graduate at the end of April.  I understand the concerns around COVID-19 and the changes to PPU life to prevent an outbreak. However, as a graduating senior, please understand my concerns and the concerns of my fellow gra...

Coke vs. Pepsi: which one’s better?

Coke vs. Pepsi: which one’s better?

Written By Diana Navarrete, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Is there a difference between Coke and Pepsi? Don’t they taste very similar? To be honest, I am not a complete fan of either; it is not my go-to drink. Although, I did write a 10-page research paper on this topic. It gave me a lot of insight to share.  I was curious to find out what creates a hug...

The Globe’s Point – Here’s the plan

The Globe’s Point – Here’s the plan

March 18, 2020

In a matter of one week, our globe has turned completely upside down. However, this Globe still turns.  As classes go online and businesses shut their doors, the news stops for no one. And neither will we. Here’s what you can expect from us for the rest of the semester. Starting this week, fu...

Trump mishandles COVID-19

Written By Logan Dubil

March 18, 2020

As we are all aware, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spirals out of control. Not the virus itself, but the way it has been handled over the past week or so.  From Point Park to the President of the United States, decisions revolving this national emergency have caused panic and uncertainty ac...

Bernie Sanders: Not me, us?

Written By Nardos Haile

March 11, 2020

After a year of numerous Democratic candidates entering the 2020 election brawl, only two remain with the likelihood to win, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders. Before the vie for the Democratic nomination between Biden and Sanders, five other democrats were still on the ballot....

Super Tuesday: Joe Biden superior

Super Tuesday: Joe Biden superior

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Within a twenty-hour time period, two Democratic candidates, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, joined the long list of failed campaigns. Although many predicted Klobuchar would not last much longer, with polls not favoring her victory in the 2020 election, Buttigieg halted at a time of personal success....

The Globe’s Point – The Globe has TikTok

The Globe’s Point – The Globe has TikTok

March 11, 2020

Yes, you read that headline correctly. The Globe is now on TikTok. During the past few weeks, we at The Globe have been wondering how we can expand our social media presence. This year, we have toyed around quite a bit with different efforts, such as merchandise giveaways and horoscope readings. However,...