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Admitting I was wrong: a right-wing conservative renounces Trump support

Admitting I was wrong: a right-wing conservative renounces Trump support

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Perhaps my expectations were too high when I voted for Donald Trump. I wanted a safer, stronger and more united America. What I have experienced over these last few months is nothing short of disappointment in how the leader of our country has carried himself. What I am really trying to say is that...

The corner of real and world provides uncomfortable situation for students

The corner of real and world provides uncomfortable situation for students

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Hey people of Pittsburgh: get over yourselves. Now that I have your attention, here’s an editorial based mostly on built up emotions and frustrations. I love this city. Pittsburgh is why I chose to spend four years at Point Park University. The school had its perks, but the city ultimately sold...

The Globe’s Point – Inform yourself before USG elections

The Globe’s Point – Inform yourself before USG elections

Written By Editorial Board

March 21, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Beginning this week, we at the Globe are publishing profiles on our candidates for vice-president and president of our United Student Government. What is the purpose behind devoting an entire page of our news section to these profiles? We want to help inform the electorat. That means you – the student...

It’s not easy being green: a concerned student’s plea for sustainability

It’s not easy being green: a concerned student’s plea for sustainability

Written By Mei Lu Barnum

March 21, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Are you fed up with being promised storms that only produce a sprinkling and don’t cancel classes for the day? Maybe not, but if the fluctuating weather in March and the petrified daffodils in Village Park don’t sadden you enough--maybe the whispers of climate change do. Now, all political views...

The Globe’s Point – Less than “Stella” news

The Globe’s Point – Less than “Stella” news

Written By Editorial Board

March 15, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

It’s that time of year again in Pittsburgh– sweet, sweet springtime. Birds are chirping and the sun is shining. And by spring we mean an austere winter and by birds we mean feral pigeons. Big snow is coming, and it’s looking pretty bleak. Three to six inches are expected to hit the greater...

The complexities of feeling safe;

The complexities of feeling safe;

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager

March 15, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

If I had written this piece one week earlier, I would have focused on how paying attention to my surroundings in downtown is what makes me feel safe at Point Park. It would have been about how people do not always pay attention like they should because they do not look up from their phones or they...

As American as apple pie

As American as apple pie

Written By Nicole Pampena

March 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, OPINIONS

School spirit: the echo of experience

School spirit: the echo of experience

Written By Wesley Stuckey

March 14, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

School spirit constitutes much more than blind devotion to an educational institution. It provides an insight into an individual’s experiences and emotions. To answer the question of whether I have school spirit or not requires a bit more than a simple yes or no (although the answer is yes). The reasons...

The Globe’s Point – Keeping your constituency in mind

The Globe’s Point – Keeping your constituency in mind

Written By Editorial Board

March 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Every week, we chronicle the goings-on of our United Student Government (USG). Two weeks ago, USG president Blaine King proclaimed that the future of the organization looks bright. This week, we report on the resignation of sophomore Amedea Baldoni as treasurer. In her letter of resignation, Baldoni...

The flaws of American nationalism:

The flaws of American nationalism:

Written By Autumn Barszczowski, Business Manager

March 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

When you grow up in the United States, especially after 2001, you are bombarded by American flags and overly-patriotic songs, encouraging you to sing about how you’re obviously proud to be an American. Well, here it goes: I am not proud to be an American. Or at least, I am not proud of what the...

A right-wing view of Trump’s worst pick, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

A right-wing view of Trump’s worst pick, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Recently, I have been looking a lot into the field of education, examining the ins and outs. I’ve concluded that we really did not learn a lot before we came to college. So, with the recent appointment of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education, it seems as if America’s youth will be learning even...

The Globe’s Point – Food service — again?

The Globe’s Point – Food service — again?

Written By Editorial Board

February 21, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Expired sodas in the cafe. “Green” takeout containers you have to pay for, wash yourself and reuse. Inconsistent and slow service. What’s left to say about our food service provider? How many times can we continue to yell into the questionably nutritional void? Last week, we published a story...