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The Globe’s Point – Halloween isn’t so scary

The Globe’s Point – Halloween isn’t so scary

Written By Editorial Board

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The month of October is synonymous with candy, costumes and, of course, scary movies. The human race has been fascinated with tales of ghosts and ghouls since medieval times. Even in 2017 we saw the remake of Stephen King’s “IT” rejuvenate the film industry’s horror genre. October is certa...

Allies should learn when to speak up and when to step aside

Allies should learn when to speak up and when to step aside

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Within the past week, organizers of the Women’s Convention in Detroit announced that Bernie Sanders would be one of the event’s opening speakers. Since this announcement he has dropped out of the convention in order to visit Puerto Rico following the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. However, it is still...

Kaepernick sends another message

Kaepernick sends another message

Written By Amanda Myers

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Colin Kaepernick first sitting, then kneeling, during preseason games last year ignited a radical media firestorm concerning nationalist pride and racial injustice. Over a year later, the “protests” linger on as the NFL pivots between the rights of their players, to the grievances expressed by the ...

We might be biased but we know to not show It

We might be biased but we know to not show It

Written By Dannys Marrero, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Everyone has had experiences that create some bias one way or another, even journalists; but since our duty is to inform the masses, we do our best to not show it, and that’s extremely important. Prejudice in favor of or against, one thing, person or group in comparison to another, is very common. O...

The Globe’s Point – Support your local college student

The Globe’s Point – Support your local college student

Written By Editorial Board

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Finally, fall is vaguely in the air. Holidays are approaching. The spirit of giving is set to infest the hearts of humans everywhere. People are baking those little cookies that have miniature pictures of ghosts on them. As you’re reading this, your heartbeat is hastening. Don’t fret, reader. Gift-giving season has...

Hollywood hotshot Weinstein goes down in flames

Hollywood hotshot Weinstein goes down in flames

Written By Amanda Myers

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The mecca of media moguls, Harvey Weinstein, found his career and reputation tarnished after a scathing article was published by the New York Times Oct. 5, which detailed numerous allegations of sexual assault and rape against him over a period of 30 years. Weinstein has become a mythical figurehead i...

A guide to the Point Park bathrooms

A guide to the Point Park bathrooms

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

If you have had to go bathroom in the middle of class this semester, you may have noticed a distinct lack of cleanliness. Of all the things I expected from college, disgusting public restrooms was not one of them. Now, I’m not saying that the custodial staff at Point Park aren’t good, in fact I d...

Millions of Americans have been living in a recession that needs to end

Millions of Americans have been living in a recession that needs to end

Written By Dannys Marrero

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Puerto Rico is going through a humanitarian crisis right now, and it unquestionably needs help. But this is nothing new, my family and my people have been needing and asking for help for decades. Unfortunately, Puerto Rico recently suffered catastrophic damage at the hands of Mother Nature when both H...

The Globe’s Point – Gushing over midterms

The Globe’s Point – Gushing over midterms

Written By Editorial Board

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

In the wake of a seemingly endless barrage of natural disasters stretching across the United States, it may seem inane to document the Great Lawrence Hall Pipe Rupture of 2017. You can take a look at our coverage concerning the incident in our news section this week. It has the details about the wat...

The Las Vegas massacre should be a wake up call

The Las Vegas massacre should be a wake up call

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Twelve. It’s the number of mass shootings my parents had lived through by the time they were my age. One hundred and thirty. That’s my number. That’s how many mass shootings have happened since I was born in 1996, and those are just the headline-worthy ones. According to the United States’ Congressio...

The importance of speaking up

The importance of speaking up

Written By Sarah Gibson

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

I grew up in a community with a very sheltered view of homosexuality. What little I knew about being gay had very negative connotations. If you were gay, it meant that your parents didn’t care about you. It meant you were a predator. It meant you were evil. I look back on this institutionalized homo...

Let’s not become involved in another war, thank you

Let’s not become involved in another war, thank you

Written By Dannys Marrero

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

With the humanitarian crisis going on in the southern states and Puerto Rico at the hands of Mother Nature, war is the very last thing the U.S. needs at this moment; especially against an enemy whose nickname has become “rocket man.” Unfortunately for us, the current President of the United Sta...