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The Globe’s Point – What can we do now?

The Globe’s Point – What can we do now?

Written By Editorial Board

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

If this weekend was any indication, the world has been having a rough time. We could write a thousand stories about it. We could stand on a thousand street corners and hold a myriad of signs. We could send a thousand letters to our representatives. We could promise a thousand prayers. We coul...

Republican revival fails once more

Republican revival fails once more

Written By Amanda Myers

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

“Done, done, on to the next one.” That would be the philosophy for the Republican party if they were actually succeeding in delivering the grand political overhauls promised by President Donald Trump. Republicans finally conceded last Tuesday when they realized they did not have 50 votes to save the rem...

Exploring the lives of young mothers and the sacrifices they make

Exploring the lives of young mothers and the sacrifices they make

Written By Gracey Evans, Photo Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Kylie Jenner’s rumored pregnancy news with Travis Scott nearly broke the internet two weeks ago. Jenner’s going to have it easy. She has a plethora of money and the father of the baby, Travis Scott, will more than likely stay in their lives with even more money. Jenner is joining the ranks of youn...

Adding your two cents can cost you

Adding your two cents can cost you

Written By Levi Brown

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

In the midst of the mass kneeling protests going on in the world of professional sports, it seems like everyone is adding their two cents, including volunteer Fire Chief Paul Smith of Cecil Township. Paul Smith was once the fire chief of Cecil Township, before he took to social media to express his f...

College is stressful, but enjoy it

College is stressful, but enjoy it

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager

September 26, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

At the end of my second week of junior year, I attended X-Fest, with headliners Bastille and Highly Suspect. But as I struggled through the workload of these past weeks, my mind has been stuck on one of the opening acts: K. Flay. I’ve spent all day listening to her album and trying to think about what I ha...

Hate speech is not the free speech of the Constitution

Hate speech is not the free speech of the Constitution

Written By Kris Chandler

September 26, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The resulting outcome of the 2016 Presidential election, however contested, sparked a dynamic shift within the American psyche. Whether you were a supporter of President Trump, Former Secretary Clinton, Senator Sanders, or any of the other candidates throughout the entire process, you can’t deny that the...

The Globe’s Point – A lock in the right direction

The Globe’s Point – A lock in the right direction

Written By Editorial Board

September 26, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

When we received the email Friday from Point Park Police Chief Jeff Besong that Lawrence Hall would be locked 24/7, we couldn’t help but be pleased that Public Safety had listened to the voices of concerned students. We made it clear in our editorial two weeks back that the campus could be more s...

Tweeting “presidentially” as per usual

Tweeting “presidentially” as per usual

Written By Cole D’Alicandro

September 26, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

President Donald Trump is in the news again, thanks to what he recently retweeted on Twitter. A .gif of an edited video depicts Trump taking a swing on the golf course, followed by a golf ball hitting Hillary Clinton in the back, who then proceeds to fall, was retweeted from President Trump’s perso...

Scaife plaque in CMI an insult to journalism

Scaife plaque in CMI an insult to journalism

Written By Laura Byko

September 19, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

When I saw on Sept. 12, that the Point Park Center for Media Innovation (CMI) had unveiled a plaque dedicated to the late Richard Scaife, I did a double-take. When I saw the inscription on the plaque, I gasped aloud. After all, it’s not every day your former college commemorates a conspiracy theor...

The Globe’s Point – What to do if (when) nuclear war breaks out

The Globe’s Point – What to do if (when) nuclear war breaks out

Written By Editorial Board

September 19, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Here’s your scenario: It’s 9:40 on a Tuesday. You’ve just mounted the stairs to get to your Western Civ class on the 10th floor of West Penn. Your teacher is “taking roll.” The kid next to you is eating a spicy tuna roll for breakfast. Sweaty, you gaze out the window adjacent to your rig...

Congress raises debt ceiling, moral standards remain low

Congress raises debt ceiling, moral standards remain low

Written By Dannys Marrero

September 19, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The political discussion to increase the debt ceiling has been going on since 2014. It’s nothing new, but the establishment finally did something about it - and for the correct reason. Within the last three weeks, the southern states of the U.S. have been greatly impacted by two major hurricanes, H...

Bannon is back at Breitbart

Bannon is back at Breitbart

Written By Emma Christley

September 19, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Trump associates have come and gone and while some still remain and seem to fight to be the media’s last one standing, one Trump cohort has re-entered the public awareness to shed some light about the inner workings of the White House, Steve Bannon. After being fired from his position as senior strategist, Ban...