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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.
A coffee paper holder from Point Perk | Photo by Jake Dabkowski

Judging Java: Shops that “Proudly Serve Starbucks Coffee”

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2023

Stop saying that you proudly serve Starbucks Coffee. You don’t. Almost anytime I get coffee from a coffee shop that “proudly” serves Starbucks coffee, it is just a worse version of Starbucks. This...

Brendon Urie performing at Petersen Events Center in 2017

Brendon Urie ends Panic! At The Disco after 20 years in his greatest career decision

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor February 1, 2023

A staple of every emo kid's childhood is feeling empowered by singing along to the classic Panic! At The Disco hit, “I Write Sins (Not Tragedies)" and screaming out the lyric “What a shame the poor...

How ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ earns its status as a classic horror novel

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor February 1, 2023

While it has just passed the wonderful time of year known as “spooky season,” I happened to spend the last week and a half leading up to Halloween doing something I haven’t done any other “spooky...

Stop telling me what media I “need to watch”

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2023

Stop telling me that I “need to watch” whatever Netflix show you just watched. I’m not going to watch it. I did not watch Squid Game (I understand that capitalism is bad). I did not watch Wednesday...

RuPaul’s Drag Race has fans feeling let down

Written By Ana Bellamy, For The Globe February 1, 2023

RuPaul’s Drag Race, a show that has been a fan favorite for the LGBTQIA+ community since 2009, is on its 15th season. RuPaul’s Drag Race is a competition show where Drag Queens from around the United...

Students decide who the next university president will be

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor February 1, 2023

Note: The choices of students in this article are not meant to be taken seriously. Due to Don Green’s recent resignation from Point Park, students and staff have been given some time to speculate...

Why Jimmy John’s gave me trust issues

Written By Cassandra Harris, News Editor February 1, 2023

For a shop that I often swear by, Jimmy John’s made a grave mistake. A few weeks ago, I went to get lunch there and they entirely messed up my order. To say the least, it's given me trust issues for...

Taylor Rinn snags Point Park’s rebound record despite 86-77 loss to Indiana University East

Rinn has 969 rebounds with seven games left to play on the season
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn grabbed 16 rebounds against Indiana University East (8-11, 7-3) to clutch the Point Park rebounds record. With 969 career boards, Rinn edges out Angie Dawson (1985-89) who had...

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...

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