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The Globe’s Point – Apparently (crowd) size matters

The Globe’s Point – Apparently (crowd) size matters

Written By Editorial Board

January 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

The media’s job is to inform the public. This is the gold standard for any journalist. So why did White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer center his very first press briefing around “alternative facts,” and why did Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, back him up? Spicer...

Five things the liberal media won’t tell you

Five things the liberal media won’t tell you

Written By Lauren Ortego, Co-Copy Desk Chief

January 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

In the wake of Donald Trump becoming the President of the United States, there’s been a lot of talk about “fake news,” and I’m here to help you discern for yourself what is fake and what is real. Firstly, was it printed or written by a publication that often does not fit in with your values?...

Aftermath of the inauguration

Aftermath of the inauguration

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinons Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

At last Donald Trump is the President of the United States. The era of a safer and greater America is here. This past Friday, hundreds of thousands gathered around Washington D.C. to watch President Trump’s inauguration. The ceremony was beautiful and well done. This event was monumental and showed...

Women’s march will prove love trumps hate

Women’s march will prove love trumps hate

Written By Angela Altieri

January 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

On my way into campus every day during the election season, I drove past a sign that read “stop bigotry and hate speech.” As I began to move forward this past November, that sign engraved itself in my mind. Soon we will swear into office our first president who openly mocks disabled individuals...

The Globe’s Point – With malice towards none; charity for all

The Globe’s Point – With malice towards none; charity for all

Written By Editorial Board

January 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

On April 30, 1789, the first Inauguration Day in American history, George Washington took the first oath of office. Sworn in at our nation’s first capital, New York City, Washington later said of his new role, “I walk on untrodden ground.” Our country’s first president experienced the rollercoaster...

Thanks, Obama

Thanks, Obama

Written By Beth Turnbull, Co-Opinions Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

No president is perfect; we know this as Americans. But the president is the face of our country, and we have been blessed to see President Barack Obama be the face of our country for the past eight years. It seems like lifetimes have passed since President Obama was first elected. I was in fifth...

Being a more active feminist in 2017, a very crucial year

Being a more active feminist in 2017, a very crucial year

Written By Beth Turnbull, Co-Opinions Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

I am a woman. I am also a feminist. You would think these two things come together, a sort of package deal. But for many women, that is not the case. As funny as it sounds, some women do not consider themselves to be feminists. Even more women are uncomfortable saying the word out loud. Feminists...

Looking ahead at what 2017 will offer the U.S.

Looking ahead at what 2017 will offer the U.S.

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

This year isn’t exactly off to a great start. In a huge prank, the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles was turned into “Hollyweed,” and a mentally handicapped man in Chicago was tied up and tortured by four people on Facebook Live for almost 48 hours. Though this was not the best way to start our...

A letter from the editor

A letter from the editor

Written By Alexander Popichak, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

I’ve always been a fan of maps. I can’t put my finger on what fascinates me about them, but I’ve always enjoyed the way maps look and the patterns woven within them. Maps are physical representations of the world. The world is tangible but only as far as the horizon line allows you to see....

Walking away… A final letter from the editor

Walking away… A final letter from the editor

Written By Josh Croup, Editor-In-Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

I’m a huge fan of walking. It’s my main mode of transportation, and it’s my go-to method to escape life. Oh, and it’s free. I’m also a stubborn and independent person. I once walked six miles for medicine when I lived in Charleston, W.Va. I was too stubborn to ask for a ride, and it was...

The Globe’s Point – Pittsburgh preemptively protects LGBT residents

The Globe’s Point – Pittsburgh preemptively protects LGBT residents

Written By Editorial Board

December 6, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election and the spate of hate crimes that followed, marginalized groups across the country reported feeling unsafe and afraid in areas in which they previously felt accepted. With city councilmen Dan Gilman and Bruce Kraus’s introduction of a bill that would ban...

The Globe’s opinion team bids everyone a fond, weird farewell

The Globe’s opinion team bids everyone a fond, weird farewell

Written By Laura Byko, Jane McAnallen, and Johanna Wharran

December 6, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

It feels like we’re leaving at a bad time. When we started here at the Globe, Barack Obama was president and the world did not feel as though it were on fire. Now Donald Trump is our president-elect, and everything feels like it is on fire. There will be a lot of opinions to have and to write...