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The Globe’s Point – Don’t give in to fear after violent acts on campus

The Globe’s Point – Don’t give in to fear after violent acts on campus

Written By Editorial Board

November 29, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

On Monday, the latest in what feels like an unceasing series of violent events on school campuses took place at Ohio State University. Nine people were injured when a man swerved his car into pedestrians and then got out of his car and started stabbing people. The attacker was shot and killed by an...

Black Friday abuses workers and isn’t even fun

Black Friday abuses workers and isn’t even fun

Written By Lauren Ortego, Copy Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

Every Friday after Thanksgiving, millions of Americans set out to take advantage of some of the cheapest deals of the entire year on a holiday whose name strikes fear into the hearts of the weak. Black Friday – it’s the day we get to shove our fellow Americans for questionable reasons just hours ...

Cockroaches a delightful pest and a fascinating infestation

Cockroaches a delightful pest and a fascinating infestation

Written By Laura Byko, Co-Opinions Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

If you’ve been on campus lately, you may have noticed we have some visitors. That’s right: Cockroaches have been spotted in Lawrence Hall, even across the hall from the Globe’s own newsroom. This was originally going to be a piece humorously comparing Donald Trump to a cockroach and defenses...

The Globe’s Point – Support groups necessary

The Globe’s Point – Support groups necessary

Written By Editorial Board

November 15, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

This year’s election, as pointed out in both opinions pieces this week, has been unusually intense. The results ensuing Facebook and in-person arguments have led some people to believe that their country or their friends disrespect their points of view or even their core identities. And on Monday,...

Trump poised for racist and sexist presidency

Trump poised for racist and sexist presidency

Written By Laura Byko, Co-Opinions Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

It all happened so quickly. Donald Trump was elected President of the United States on Tuesday. By Saturday, more than 200 hate crimes had been reported to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a spike more severe than the one after 9/11. It all happened so quickly. On Sunday, Trump announced...

People should be treated with respect regardless of their votes

People should be treated with respect regardless of their votes

Written By Kayla Snyder, Copy Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

I am tired. No, not in the way that I need to sleep for more than 8 hours a night. Well, yes that way too, but that’s not what I’m referring to now. I am tired of hearing about the election. I am tired of seeing people I love and care about so upset over this election. I am tired of people excusing...

The Globe’s Point- Point Park getting elevated

The Globe’s Point- Point Park getting elevated

Written By Editorial Board

November 9, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

During the first week of school, an elevator in Lawrence Hall broke. As one of only four elevators in Point Park’s building with the most foot traffic, the broken elevator increased wait times and frustration levels for students who don’t want to walk up as many as 20 flights of stairs. Ten weeks...

Sexual harassment in athletics should be punished seriously

Sexual harassment in athletics should be punished seriously

Written By Johanna Wharran, Co- Opinions Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

Harvard College has now seen firsthand what “locker room talk” actually entails and has taken measures to ensure that kind of talk doesn’t happen again. A nine-page document surfaced recently, which includes photos and individual assessments of six freshmen women’s soccer recruits at Harvard....

Election roundup from a Clinton and Trump fan

Election roundup from a Clinton and Trump fan

Written By Laura Byko and Jordan Slobodinsky

November 8, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

PRO-TRUMP: Jordan Slobodinsky Finally, the election is over. After months and month of campaigning and stressing, Donald Trump is the President of the United States. It’s an unexpected outcome to say the least, and that’s coming from a registered Republican who voted for Trump. The mindset going in...

The two main candidates are the same: Vote Stein

The two main candidates are the same: Vote Stein

Written By Matt Petras, Co-News Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

Whenever the democratic primary election was stolen by the neo-liberal shill known as Hillary Clinton, I just couldn’t bow my head to the man and vote for her. Yes, as a die-hard Bernard Sanders fan, I can’t bring myself to vote for Clinton. She’s the worst. Because I believe in principled progressivism,...

Corner of real and world can be an uncomfortable place to live

Corner of real and world can be an uncomfortable place to live

Written By Laura Byko, Co-Opinions Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

If you ask a random student why they went to Point Park, chances are they’ll talk about the depth of practical experience in your intended career you can get here. While it’s fun to gently mock the phrase “corner of real and world,” it is accurate for our university: it emphasizes skills necessary...

The Globe’s Point- Election 2016 almost over

The Globe’s Point- Election 2016 almost over

Written By Editorial Board

November 1, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

There’s one thing, in these wildly partisan times, that people of all political persuasions can agree on: This election has been an unceasing horror show, a hair-raising look into our country’s darkest and basest impulses. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel. There is less than a week...