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COVID-19 is still here

Students, faculty, and staff should be respectful of others space and boundaries
Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor September 13, 2023
Being able to move on from COVID-19 to the point where it did not affect anybody anymore is a wish that is likely shared by most – that is, those who are not oblivious or absent-minded to the point where they still deny its existence. Forgetting the pandemic ever happened is wishful thinking; as much as it may not seem like the case anymore, those years affected all of us.

Be mindful this Suicide Prevention Month

Content Warning: This article features mentions of suicide and suicidal ideation.
Written By August Stephens, Co-Opinions Editor September 13, 2023
September marks the start of Suicide Prevention Month, and World Suicide Prevention Day was September 10. Suicide is among the leading causes of death in college students, according to the National Library of Medicine.

Standardize LGBTQ+ hate crime laws in the United States

Written By August Stephens, Co-Opinions Editor September 6, 2023
According to a landmark ruling in Brazil, homophobic hate speech is now punishable by a prison sentence. From the queer media outlet, them, the country’s federal hate crime law now extends to LGBTQIA+ people.

Point Café should remain reliable for students

Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor September 6, 2023
When the Point Café was revamped for the 2022-2023 academic year, there was a sense of added convenience in being able to get your on-campus meals and bring them wherever.

Point Park softball enters a three game skid while on the road against RSC opponents

PPU split the double-header against WVU Tech, fell in both games against Rio Grande to fall to second place
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

After Point Park softball found three wins in a row, they were fed three back-to-back-to-back losses on the road against River State Conference opponents. The Pioneers (13-15, 10-10 RSC) defeated WVU Tech...

Photo courtesy of Kevin Taylor. 
The Point Park baseball team walking off the field after their walk off victory against Seton Hill on April 11.

Baseball defeat NCAA DII Seton Hill, lose first series in RSC to Midway University

Pioneers now drop to second place behind Eagles in River States Conference, still sit in top 50 in NAIA
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

Point Park baseball (26-11, RSC 16-5) went 2-2 last week after they defeated NCAA Division II opponent Seton Hill on April 11 before they lost two of three in a road series against River States Conference...

Globe Staff Senior Reflections

April 19, 2023
Senior staff Editors Jake Dabkowski, Mason Strawn, and Kylie Thomas reflect on their time at Point Park University and The Globe.
Submitted to the Globe by Joey Bova. 
Junior infielders Isaac Santana (20), Eddie Javier Jr. (21), and sophomore catcher Jordon Campbell (far right) high five their teammates after a win.  The Pioneers continue to hold first place in the River States Conference, thanks to 15-3 conference record, and have yet to drop a series to an RSC opponent this season.

Baseball sweeps Washington & Jefferson, take series over RSC rival IU-Southeast

Pioneers fall slightly in rankings but continue receiving votes, now sit 42nd in NAIA by votes
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

Point Park baseball (24-9, 15-3 RSC) went 5-1 last week, including a doubleheader sweep on the road against Washington & Jefferson College on March 4, and a home series win over Indiana University...

Point Park softball loses four games in a row against River States Conference foes

The Pioneers allowed 39 runs in 29 innings of play
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

After winning four games in a row, the Pioneers (RSC) are on a four game skid. St-Mary’s-of-the-Woods College and Oakland City University (14-11, 7-8 RSC) dealt Point Park two losses at home.  The...

Students deserve more time off, respective holiday breaks

Written By August Stephens, Opinions Editor April 12, 2023
At this point in the semester, I believe most of us are burnt out. The cyclical process of turning in assignments, listening to lectures, and completing group work becomes harder day by day. I have personally heard from a few professors that teaching in the midst of multiple national crises has been exhausting. When just living is tiring, fulfilling prior commitments does not make life any easier. 

Globe’s Point: Boost needs to be open on weekends

April 12, 2023
Happy week 13, Pioneers! We hope you had a good Easter weekend (if you celebrate) and are ready for the remaining weeks of the semester. You got this!

Students deserve a day off between spring break and finals

Written By Erin Yudt, Editor-Elect April 12, 2023
It has been a little over five weeks since spring break. I don’t know about you, but to me, it has felt like years ago. The stretch from spring break to finals is exhausting and feels like we can never stop and catch our breath. My classes have been emptier than ever. We need at least one day off from classes in between spring break and finals.
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