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Judging Java: Shops that “Proudly Serve Starbucks Coffee”

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2023

Stop saying that you proudly serve Starbucks Coffee. You don’t. Almost anytime I get coffee from a coffee shop that “proudly” serves Starbucks coffee, it is just a worse version of Starbucks. This...

Student picks for who the next university president should be

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor February 1, 2023

Note: The choices of students in this article are not meant to be taken seriously. Due to Don Green’s recent resignation from Point Park, students and staff have been given some time to speculate...

Why Jimmy John’s gave me trust issues

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor February 1, 2023

For a shop that I often swear by, Jimmy John’s made a grave mistake. A few weeks ago, I went to get lunch there and they entirely messed up my order. To say the least, it's given me trust issues for...

Judging Java: Pistachio Latte

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist January 25, 2023

Starbucks Coffee constantly introduces limited-time themed drinks, as a means of marketing. This “fear of missing out” style drink first began with the Pumpkin Spice Latte in the early 2000s, and the...

Student starts petition for gym to purchase Stairmaster

Written By Cassandra Harris, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

Sometime last week tables, news racks and bulleted boards had an unapproved poster advertising a petition. The flier directs students to change.org asking them to support the school in purchasing a Stairmaster...

La Gourmandine brings french pastries near campus library

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor January 18, 2023

The “little taste of France” located near the University Center, La Gourmandine is a place worth visiting. This small bakery Is not only convenient and delicious, but the workers are fantastic people....

“Pittsburgher of the Year:” 100 people more deserving than Rich Fitzgerald

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-In-Chief January 11, 2023

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was recently named Pittsburgher of the Year by another publication. The article amounts to little more than a puff piece and does not mention any of his shortcomings....

Five useful online resources for the spring semester

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co Features/A&E Editor January 11, 2023

The spring semester of college usually goes smoother than the fall semester since students are now used to the flow of college. This comfortable time is the perfect opportunity to look into new resources...

Judging Java: The City of Philadelphia

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist January 11, 2023

The city of Philadelphia. What more do I have to say? A lot, actually. The city of Philadelphia has the same vibe as the Mos Eisley Spaceport. Many would describe it as a wretched hive of scum and villainy....

Judging Java Holiday Spectacular: Bring joy to your joe

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist December 7, 2022

Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s a holly-jolly Judging Java spectacular. Typically, I write the last column of each semester as a reflection on the semester as a whole and giving this one a special holiday tie-in is...

December graduate Antonio Rossetti says farewell to PPU

Written By Cassandra Harris , Staff Writer December 7, 2022

Editor’s Note: The subject of this piece, Antonio Rossetti is currently ending his tenure at The Globe, and the university. While we would not typically run a story on one of our own, we felt as though...

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