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Seasonal depression is not limited to fall and winter

Written By Chandni Shah, Opinions Editor October 20, 2021

The leaves on the few and far between saplings planted around Downtown Pittsburgh are beginning to turn into pallets of mellow yellows, crisp reds and burnt oranges. The sun is setting during late afternoon...

Understanding factors of SAD and seasonal depression is important

Written By Lauren Hunter, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

The weather is getting colder, and the days are getting shorter. It is the time of turtlenecks and flannels, smoking American Spirits outside in the fog, and rereading those books that somehow perfectly...

Globe’s Point: Join a Club!

October 20, 2021

This year, there have been a lot more clubs popping up on campus, and that’s fantastic. We’ve written before about why it’s important to go to on campus events, but joining a club is an even better...

‘Missed connections’ pages are sweet but also kind of creepy

Written By Chandni Shah, Opinions Editor October 13, 2021
Missed connection accounts are anonymous spaces where you can attempt to create new friendships and relationships, but can also be a little creepy and off-putting.

Dave Chappelle using ‘cancel culture’ excuse to make bigoted statements

Comedians are not suffering but rather thriving off of controversy
Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor Elect October 13, 2021

Dave Chappelle is a comedian who I once looked up to and now cannot stand. His entire shtick has become incredibly one-note and painfully unfunny. If you haven’t been following his recent content, everything...

Fall semester burnout is here early this year and was inevitable

An attempt to quickly "return to normal" has hurt us more in the long run
Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021
We are only one month into the semester, with nearly two whole months before Thanksgiving Break, and yet the burnout is more real than ever. But why so soon?

Globe’s Point: Embrace the Halloween Spirit — on Thursday, Oct. 28

October 6, 2021

This week, we’d like to propose an idea. This might be a controversial idea, and it might be an idea that doesn’t take off, but it would be a very cool idea nonetheless. Here’s what we’d like...

Why is fall the designated cuffing season and what does it mean?

Written By Chandni Shah, Opinions Editor October 6, 2021
Over the past few years, the term “cuffing season” has been used as legitimate reasoning to start looking for a short-term relationship to get you through the holidays from Halloween up until Valentine's Day. But why do we seek these relationships during this time of year?

The Globe’s Point: Respect your peers

September 29, 2021
Two weeks ago, our school made a simple request for us. That ended up becoming a national news story, one that led to extreme reactions. That request was to call people by the preferred name and pronouns that they want to go by.

Reacting to the Mario movie castings and controversies

Written By Zack Lawry, Co-News Editor September 29, 2021

Last week in a Nintendo Direct presentation, the main cast for the upcoming Illumination Mario movie was officially announced. Although the film is not scheduled for release until 2022, Super Mario Bros:...

As a freshman, the long path to Point Park has been insightful and rewarding

Written By Samson Brown, For The Globe September 29, 2021

The journey to Point Park University for most students has been very eventful and fascinating. We all had our ups and downs that have led us to this point (no pun intended). Now that everyone is back to...

Beijing 2022 Olympics face possibly being boycotted in light of accusations about China’s human rights record

Written By Kumar Simms, Copy Editor September 29, 2021
There is now widespread support among human rights activists and politicians for some form of boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics which will be hosted by China.
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