Point Park Globe

Osteria 100 adds class, atmosphere to Village Park

Written By Aubrey Henken

June 29, 2016


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Recently, a new restaurant opened up right on our campus called Osteria 100.  However, the look of the place seems rather fancy and too formal for college students. But that is not the case at all. Yes, the interior is modern, but that doesn’t mean that the people who go in there have to be dressed fo...

Health and Wellness for the Half-Hearted

Written By Akasha Brandt

June 29, 2016


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St. Patrick’s Day can turn the most casual drinker its trademark green the morning after a night of nationally socialized binge drinking. And so far there are no Weekend Words of Wisdom on how to survive the onslaught of a hangover. Hangover “cures” exist all over the world from the whacky to...

Letter from the editor

Written By Sara Payne

June 29, 2016


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Looking back on my semester as editor-in-chief, I realize this wasn’t the experience I thought it would be.Unlike past editors, I’m not going to reflect on my editorship with only positive memories.I faced many challenges, but I never imagined where I would find the most trying obstacles in my path...

Health and Wellness for the Half-Hearted

Written By Akasha Brandt

June 29, 2016


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Spring semester is almost over, and student motivation is at an all time low. Tedious assignments hang over students’ heads but are continually pushed aside. Procrastination is at an all time high, and “maybe tomorrow,” becomes a repeated mantra throughout the University.But according to an ar...

Libya unrest handled ‘poorly’ by U.S. government

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


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It's hard to imagine a country currently more divided than Libya. Political turmoil does not even come close to describing the events that have transpired since February.A successful pro-democracy uprising in Egypt inspired the citizens of Libya to try to overthrow longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi. Ho...

Health and Wellness for the Half-Hearted

Written By Akasha Brandt

June 29, 2016


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With only a little over a week left in the semester, freshmen, sophomore and junior students’ heads are spinning with optimistic thoughts of summer vacation.While unwanted short-term goals like final projects and papers are in the periphery of our minds, they are largely overshadowed by the desirable go...

Logic defies ghost myth

Written By Melissa Lohr

June 29, 2016


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I take my truth the same way I take my coffee: harsh, bitter and with a delicious muffin on the side. This healthy and occasionally overbearing skepticism keeps me from falling for some of the myths in popular culture; for example, when I learned that Chuck Norris was hiding another fist under his be...

Health and Wellness for the Halfhearted

Written By Akasha Brandt

June 29, 2016


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Our shoulders are permanently slumped from carrying backpacks loaded with books, purple rings surround our eyes and coffee breath is a rampant problem. It is week seven of the semester, and it is awful. Chronic stress is our cross to bear as a generation, according to a report from the American Psychological As...

Hosts bring attention, influence to politics

Written By Alexander Stumpf

June 29, 2016


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Back in 1996, Comedy Central launched a new genre of televised broadcasting. Taking elements from talk shows such as "The O'Reilly Factor "and adding a comedian's insight into all of the day's top stories, "The Daily Show" became a massive hit. It became so popular that a spin-off, "The Colbert Report", wa...

Hustler Magazine not at Fault

Written By Kayla Zarecky

June 29, 2016


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In November 1983, Hustler magazine included an advertisement of Rev. Jerry Falwell describing his "first time" where Falwell describes his first time as being and incestuous experience in an outhouse with his mother, and portrays him as being a drunkard in the faux ad about Campari liquor.  Hustler ma...

Internet data mining practices are intrusive

Written By Matthew Schmid

June 29, 2016


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I remember reading "1984" for the first time in 2001 and fearing the watchful eyes of Big Brother. It made me become politically active because I assumed that Big Brother would grow in the form of government. I believed the threat would come in the form of federal agencies taping our phones, putting vi...

Unpaid internships benefi cial to devoted college students, those seeking post-grad jobs

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


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April is consistently one of the most frantic months in the lives of college students. Amidst the craziness of term papers, finals and hammering out a schedule for next semester, a student has to endure the pressure of trying to find work for the summer months.A very popular form of summer work is un...