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Carlijn de Bie details her journey from the Netherlands to the United States

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor October 5, 2022

Carlijn de Bie made the decision to travel across the world from Hilversum, Netherlands all the way to Pittsburgh , PA to attend Point Park University and run for the cross country team. When...

Men’s soccer go to tie Washington Adventist, defeat Grove City to jump to 4-6-1

Have yet to lose since Sept. 17, look to take on RSC Midway and IU East this week
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor October 5, 2022

The Men’s soccer team continued their 2023 season last week, where they took on Washington Adventist University at home on Wednesday, Sept. 28, and Grove City College on the road on Saturday, Oct. 1. The...

Junior Forward Chanell Britten hugs her teammate after her goal against OCU

Women’s soccer secure back to back conference wins, jump to 3-6 on season

Defeat Carlow and Ohio Christian in dominant fashion to start River State Conference (RSC) play 2-0
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The Women’s soccer team walked away undefeated to start off River State Conference (RSC) with back to back victories this week. The Pioneers defeated Carlow University, 3-1, on Thursday, Sept. 22, and...

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ somehow turns out to be an entertaining film despite pre-premiere drama

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 28, 2022
This past weekend on September 23, one of the most anticipated movies of the year, “Don’t Worry Darling” opened in theaters across the world. Part of the reason the movie was so anticipated is due to its casting of pop-star Harry Styles and actress Florence Pugh. Though the other part is because of the negative energy that seems to follow the film and its cast.

Honors Program members tell all about the program

Written By Cassandra Harris, Staff Writer September 28, 2022
On the fourth floor of Lawrence hall sits the Honors office. The glass doors give a glimpse inside, but hide plenty of questions.. What even is the Honors Program? What does it do for students? And what is the honors workload like? Let's take a look. 

Judging Java: Point Perk Revisited

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Coffee Columnist September 28, 2022
Two years ago, I wrote that “Point Perk’s coffee is so awful that it wouldn’t surprise me if it emerged as a frontrunner in the 2024 Republican primaries.” At the time of reviewing Point Perk, our university’s coffee shop, my one star out of five review was one of the most scathing reviews I had ever written.

Joe Keery’s music project Djo releases sophomore album

Written By Rachel Ross, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 28, 2022
I tend to gravitate more towards older music than new releases. The newer artists that I follow faithfully are few and far between. However, one of those exceptions is indie artist Djo, who I hold to the same high regard that I do my beloved 80’s favorites, and consider to be a brilliant beacon of hope for modern music.

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.

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.
Philipp Harder runs down field with the ball against Lawerence Technological University on September 5, 2022

Philipp Harder reflects on his journey from playing soccer in Germany and moving to play soccer in the United States

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Moving from your home country to a new country isn’t always the easiest decision to make, as one steps out of their comfort zone. With more than 20,000 international student-athletes in the United...

Women’s Soccer split final non-conference games, take on cross town and RSC rival Carlow Thursday

Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor September 21, 2022

The Women’s soccer team took a split in their final two non-conference games to start their season, winning a dominant 10-0 over Washington Adventist on Wednesday, Sept. 14, and falling to #2 ranked...

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.
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