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It’s too early for rookie Kenny Pickett to take the reigns of the Steelers

Written By Kayla Sterner, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Steelers fans are spoiled. We watched former quarterback Ben Roethlisberger dominate the field for 18 years and boast a 165-81-1 overall record, lead the team to 13 playoff appearances, and won two Lombardi’s.  After...

No successful society can survive by banning books

Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor September 28, 2022
In the case of books, I know there is a large part of the general public which do not read them. Some people also prefer audiobooks because they find them easier to listen to or pay attention to, as examples. Literature, however, has held a grip on various populations for thousands of years. Everyone deserves free, inclusive access to books, whether it be online, in a bookstore, or through a library.

Globe’s Point: Your Mental Health Matters

September 28, 2022
This week the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) held a mental health symposium, which again gives us a reminder that mental health matters.

Gun violence needs to face reform

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2022
America has a gun problem. This is an undeniable fact. Anyone who attempts to deflect or deny this fact is part of the problem. We, as a society, must pass and enforce robust gun control legislation as fast as possible. We needed this legislation years ago, and every day we need it more than ever.

Treat the public transit workers with respect

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2022
Something that I have observed that has become increasingly more prevalent in the past few months is passengers on public transportation being disrespectful to drivers and employees. I’ll have a few examples of different behaviors that I have observed before making a desperate plea for people to treat these employees with respect, but if you’re going to skim this article then I beg of you to take away one key point: be respectful.

Globe’s Point: Please follow the current mask policy

September 21, 2022
At the point of writing this article, there have been 113 cumulative COVID-19 cases on campus. Starting a new semester, students and staff coming from various states and communities, we knew cases were bound to rise. As we continue to navigate this “post-pandemic” and “new normal” world, we continue to ask for your patience.

Please be mindful this Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor September 21, 2022
Warning: This article discusses suicide and suicidal ideation. The Globe encourages people to be safe and get the professional help they need most. The suicide and crisis lifeline to dial is now 988. 

Pedestrianize parts of the city, like the Strip District

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2022
Before the advent of the car, cities were inherently walkable. Rather than being exclusively for cars, roads were filled with street cars, bicyclists, carriages, and most importantly: people.

Globe’s Point: We need personal Adobe Suite access

September 14, 2022
With the recent announcement of Adobe no longer offering access on personal devices for college students, we have been presented with even more challenges. Currently, only five computers on campus have access to the full Adobe Suite. This is unacceptable.

Former Peer Educator reflects on time in the Office of Equity and Inclusion

Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor September 14, 2022
Do you ever go to discuss a topic at length which you have not visited in-person in months, but it still lives in your head so you realize just how much its prescience is actually chewing away at your brain?

Globe’s Point: Getting back to business

September 7, 2022
Welcome back, returning and new Pioneers! We have made it through the first week of classes!

Letter from the Editor: Journalists are Human

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2022
This article is going to be a little bit less traditional of an opinions piece, however it still belongs in this section. My name is Jake Dabkowski, and I am the new Editor-In-Chief of The Globe, Point Park’s student run newspaper that you’re reading online right now.
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