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Netflix’s ‘Q-Force’ entertains in spite of misleading expectations set by trailer

The animated show, focused on LGBTQIA+ characters, is generally a positive reflection of the community.
Written By Keairra Stanley, For The Globe September 22, 2021
A new animated show known as “Q-Force” has blasted its way onto Netflix with its abundance of action, robot girlfriends, disguises and lots of gay pride.

Globe’s Point: Students are being failed by the system with the return to campus

September 22, 2021

We are still in a pandemic. We aren’t here to stand on some soapbox and shame people for enjoying their lives, it’s been a long year. If you feel comfortable going to a concert, go to a concert. If...

The Phantom’s Revenge is going to be purple. Good.

Written By Zack Lawry, Copy Editor September 22, 2021

For the first time in 20 years, the Phantom’s Revenge will be receiving a new paint job in the upcoming offseason. The Phantom has become an iconic part of Kennywood’s identity, regarded by some as...

Movie theatres struggling to compete against streaming giants face a grim reality and future

Written By Tyler Krajacic, For The Globe September 22, 2021

There was something special about the atmosphere of any movie theatre during a busy night or an opening weekend of some hyped-up blockbuster movie you’ve been begging your family/friends to see with...

Point Park women’s soccer defeats Brescia, Oakland City for first wins of the fall 2021 season

Pioneers are 2-1 in conference play after starting season 0-4 against non-conference opponents
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor September 22, 2021
The women’s soccer team busted out of their slump in a big way this week, winning both their match ups, beating Brescia University at home 4-0 on Thursday, Sept. 16, and Oakland City University 1-0 on Saturday, Sept. 18. The wins raise the Pioneers to 2-5 on the season.

Point Park Volleyball extends win streak

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor September 22, 2021
On Saturday, Sept. 18, the Point Park Pioneers Women’s Volleyball team aimed to continue their win streak against the WVU Tech Golden Bears on the road. A win would mark their third straight conference victory.

Steelers bit by injury bug, drop game to Raiders to start 2021 regular season at 1-1

Written By Anthony Cugini, Staff Writer September 22, 2021
The Pittsburgh Steelers were beaten by the Las Vegas Raiders 26-17. Pittsburgh was coming off of a big win in Buffalo coming into the game, but couldn’t repeat last week’s result, losing their first home game of the season.
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Pioneer Public: Joseph Cannon

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021
Making it big is relative for everyone but for Joseph Cannon, a senior acting major at Point Park, making it on the Netflix TV show “The Chair” with a speaking part is a big deal.

Judging Java: An open letter to Jerry Seinfeld

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist September 22, 2021
This week’s column was supposed to be a triumphant return to form where I was planning on getting back to that actual reason that this column exists: reviewing coffee in Pittsburgh on my journey to find the perfect cup of coffee. All of that came tumbling down last night because of Jerry Seinfeld.

First-time School of Communication picnic brings students, faculty together

Written By Erin Yudt, For The Globe September 22, 2021
The School of Communication welcomed back students with a picnic on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Lil Nas X, Injury Reserve, Lindsey Buckingham, Carcass, Mild High Club

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist September 22, 2021
This week, we have new beginnings and tragic endings, but most of all, great music!
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