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The Time is Now: Retire 21

The Time is Now: Retire 21

Written By Aidan Segal

September 5, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

As the Pittsburgh Pirates ready themselves for a game at the friendly confines of PNC Park, they walk through a tunnel that eventually leads them to the dugout. On the way down the stairs, the players touch a sign that expresses the impassioned words of one of the most revered men in the history of sports. Roberto...

The Globe’s Point – Un-becoming a bystander

The Globe’s Point – Un-becoming a bystander

Written By Editorial Board

September 5, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

When any facet of society condones injustice of any variety, we are faced with two options: stand up or stand by. You have the choice to take the Robert Frost road-less-traveled-by, or you can select the opportunity of comfort and ease -- that of a bystander. If you’re a sentient, living person,...

What in the world is Donald Trump up to?

What in the world is Donald Trump up to?

Written By Beth Turnbull and Jordan Slobodinsky

August 29, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Summer is a time to kick back, relax and enjoy all of life’s carefree pursuits. So, it’s understandable that while you lounged by the pool with your margaritas and your Instagram-worthy baseball caps, you may have missed some political news. We can’t blame you. The high volume of Trump news is en...

Outlook is everything: A welcome back letter from the editor

Outlook is everything: A welcome back letter from the editor

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

“We shouldn’t have to chase the ghosts of the future.” That’s what I told my roommate a few days back with regards to his anxiety over running into someone again with the start of the new school year. The story isn’t relevant, but the advice is. Let me be probably the 50th person to tell...

The Globe’s Point – At long last: the union unites

The Globe’s Point – At long last: the union unites

Written By Editorial Board

August 29, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Behold – a new school year has begun. With the start of a new semester comes fresh school supplies, mysteriously full flex dollar accounts, a somehow brand new feeling of existential dread you’ve never visited before – the list goes on. It wouldn’t be a proper welcome back without a rehashing...

Globe extends condolences on the death of Tyler Carter

Globe extends condolences on the death of Tyler Carter

May 25, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, OPINIONS

The following is a statement from Alexander Popichak, editor-in-chief on behalf of the Globe: On behalf of the Point Park Globe, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and classmates of Tyler Carter. Tyler, a rising sophomore history major, died in a drowning accident...

A letter from the editor: “To give the news without fear or favor…”

A letter from the editor: “To give the news without fear or favor…”

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

I read an editorial in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette over the weekend about how a high school newspaper uncovered the past of their newly-hired principal. The story goes that a group of high schoolers wanted to introduce their readership to their new principal. When students researched the background...

The Globe’s Point – The great tuition increase paradox

The Globe’s Point – The great tuition  increase paradox

Written By Editorial Board

April 18, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

A few weeks ago we at the Globe wrote an editorial titled “Tuition increase an annual upset.” In the piece, we chronicled student frustration concerning unexplained tuition increases. Due to the inquisitive nature of the editorial, the Globe received an email an audience with university President...

From the sunshine state to the steel city

From the sunshine state to the steel city

Written By Mary Anne Doggett, Staff Photographer

April 18, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

One of the unique aspects of Point Park is the large diversity among our students, of which admissions staff and professors seem to be very proud. But how do the students feel about it? What is it like for those who aren’t from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or even the United States? How do students...

Saying goodbye…a farewell letter from USG President Blaine King

Saying goodbye…a farewell letter from USG President Blaine King

Written By Blaine King

April 18, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

With the end of the semester being right around the corner and with my term as the United Student Government President coming to an end, I wanted to take the time to thank you all for the support and trust you have instilled in me over the past two years. Without this support and trust, USG, the Point...

Fighting back against fake news

Fighting back against fake news

Written By Kayla Snyder, Co-News Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Chances are if you’re scrolling through your Facebook page, you’re bound to see something that catches your eye. When you click on that link, you’re taken to a website that seems credible. You continue reading into this story and you’re convinced that what you just read is real. What are the...

Why identifying as an intersectional feminist is important

Why identifying as an intersectional feminist is important

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager

April 11, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

In the aftermath of the women’s marches, how do women expand the feminist movement? The further we venture into Donald Trump’s presidency, the more I realize that we need to start a conversation about intersectional feminism and how to step away from mainstream feminism, or what I like to refer...