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Is bus rapid transit possible amid a driver shortage?

Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor September 21, 2023

In early August, Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) announced significant changes to major bus routes. As posted at bus stops on affected routes, the PRT states that “Starting Sunday, October 1, 2023,...

Globe’s Point: We need more affordable eating options Downtown

September 21, 2023

Happy one month into the semester, Pioneers! While it may not feel as joyous with Mandarin Gourmet closing, we want you to celebrate nonetheless.    Yes, Mandarin Gourmet is closing. With McDonald’s...

Students should stay informed on elections

Written By August Stephens, Co-Opinions Editor September 21, 2023

I am someone who is usually politically informed or, at least, I like to believe that I  am. However, this election year has been atypical at best. I will openly say I have been so lost in everything...

We Need to Stop Blaming Our Economic Issues on Striking Unions

Written By Gavin Petrone, For The Globe September 21, 2023

  Every morning after I wake up, I always check my Apple News app to see what’s going on in the world. This week, the United Auto Workers’ union began a stand-up strike for increased wages....

Demi Lovato revamps her most iconic singles

New album "Revamped" features rerecordings that reflect singer's current sound
Written By Ana Bellamy, Co Features/A&E Editor September 20, 2023

Demi Lovato gave some of her biggest singles a rock and alternative twist in her newest album titled “Revamped." Throughout Lovato's career the rockstar quality in her music dimmed, and most of her hits...

Patrick Mayoral as Miss Demeanor on stage at a “Be Gay, Do Crime” show. 
Provided by Patrick Mayoral for The Globe

Pioneer Public: meet Patrick Mayoral, aka “Miss Demeanor”

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-In-Chief September 20, 2023

Senior theater arts student Patrick Mayoral did not think he would become an executive producer of a drag concert series. Mayoral calls acquiring the show a “happy accident,” and the show has now...

CAB puts new spin on ice cream social with “Frozen Festival”

Written By Jill Musser, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

The annual Point Park ice cream social returned to campus this past Thursday, September 14th to Village Park. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) offered a variety of treats and activities for students who...

Inside Mei Meis Mandarin Gourmet, which is set to close at the end of the month.

The Globe Staff pays homage to Mandarin Gourmet

Written By The Globe Staff September 20, 2023

With the announcement of Pittsburgh staple restaurant Mandarin Gourmet closing, we must pay tribute to the place that has filled our hungry college students' stomachs time and time again. To many, the...

Gridiron Report: Steelers Defense Leads Pittsburgh to Victory over Cleveland

Written By Anthony Cugini, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

“The Steel Curtain” hasn’t made a return quite yet, though some overreacting fans would beg to differ.   Defense was the name of the game as the Steelers defeated the Cleveland Browns...

At Insomnia Cookies, ask for a sample first

Written By Cassandra Harris, Editor Elect September 20, 2023

My friend Liz and I took a ride out to Oakland late one night, to bring our mutual best friend to Insomnia Cookies on her birthday. It's a sweets spot in Oakland close to Pitt’s campus that offers fresh...

PCRC bi-weekly workshops aim to set up students for success

Written By Ana Bellamy, Co Features/A&E Editor September 20, 2023

Attentive students gathered in the CMI meeting room last Monday to talk about career exploration and internship and co-op opportunities. The Professional Career-Readiness Center created a series of workshops...

‘John Wilson’ sticks the landing with final season

Written By Rachel Ross, Co Features/A&E Editor September 20, 2023

I first heard about HBO’s docu-series “How To with John Wilson” through its executive producer, Nathan Fielder. I had recently discovered and fallen in love with his show “Nathan for You” and...

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