Point Park Globe

Political activism should not be reactionary

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2023
So much of the political discourse in this country is reactionary. That is a really bad thing.

Point Park should revamp diversity initiatives

Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor February 1, 2023
Content warning: This article contains mention of sexual violence awareness and intervention. 

Globe’s Point: Be mindful of the events of the past week

February 1, 2023
Happy week four of classes, Pioneers! It is hard to believe that we are already one month into the semester. We hope you are all doing well in your classes and well mentally. A new month can bring a little boost to all of us, putting the struggles of the past month behind us.

Stop citing religion as a basis for homophobia

If you respected the LGBTQIA+ community you wouldn’t defend Provorov
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

A few weeks ago the Philadelphia Flyers hosted a Pride Night to show their support for the LGBTQIA+ community, but of course, one player, defensemen Ivan Provorov, refused to participate in the pregame...

Health care is accessible to Pittsburgh college students

STD testing and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are often available for free in Pittsburgh.
Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor January 25, 2023
Healthcare is one of those subjects which quickly become more controversial as you get older. Suddenly getting an annual check-up might be skipped for years just to avoid spending money. The complexities of American medical care creates layers which cannot be delved into fully in this article. Students in Pittsburgh may have easier access to healthcare than expected for them as a whole.  

Are Pittsburgh EPA Projects environmentalism or anti-homelessness?

Written By Carson Folio, Staff Writer January 25, 2023
It was winter break, and I was on the way to work riding the bus out of the North Side. I remember that during my bus rides before moving onto campus I would regularly see a large homeless encampment on Stockton Avenue. While I thought it was unfortunate, seeing the encampment did not bother me; rather, I just hoped that the people in such a situation could find housing and were not bullied by the city.

Globe’s Point: Stay safe and aware of your surroundings

January 25, 2023
Happy Wednesday, Pioneers! This week’s Globe’s Point is a little bit heavier than usual and includes discussion about gun violence.

Globe’s Point: Be patient with Canvas and bus passes

January 20, 2023

Happy second week of the spring semester, Pioneers! We hope your first week of classes went well and that you are excited for the semester, especially since we got some amazing news this past week.   As...

Journalist behind “This Places Rules” accused of sexual misconduct

Written By Evan Levine, Staff Photographer January 18, 2023
Editor’s Note: The following article contains detailed allegations of sexual assault and misconduct. Because of this, this article may be difficult to read for some people.

The U-Pass program is worth the tuition increase

Written By Carson Folio, Staff Writer January 18, 2023
With talks of university-backed bus passes finally making progress, my first thoughts are those of enthusiasm. As someone whose only reliable modes of transportation are walking and public transit, the benefits were clear to me right from the beginning. Other universities in the city have recognized and acted on this need long before Point Park has.

We should start the year renewed, ready for our New Year’s Resolutions

Written By Brooke Stephens, Opinions Editor January 11, 2023
New Year’s Resolutions are starting to become a joke in American culture. Everyone decides to join a gym and eat healthy as soon as the clock ticks midnight, thinking that all of their problems will be solved. Even if someone says that they will change, there’s no guarantee that it will take place.. In order for someone to change, especially students, they have to follow specific steps. 

Globe’s Point: Happy Spring Semester, Pioneers!

January 11, 2023
Welcome back, Pioneers, and happy spring semester! We truly hope you all had a nice, relaxing winter break and are feeling ready and recharged for the new semester. Now that we are back, we wanted to wish everyone good luck and to remind you that what you are doing is important.
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