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Ignoring media does you no favors

Written By Vince Smykal, Copy Editor February 21, 2024
One of my friends texted me the other day, shocked, saying, “Alexei Navalny died.” For those unaware, Navalny was the imprisoned leader of the Russian political party opposed to the corrupt rule of Vladimir Putin.
A hand holding a diploma and a graduation cap.

Do not listen to believers of “useless degrees”

Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor February 21, 2024
Just like how you are likely to find detractors in your day-to-day life, you are probably going to experience people questioning you on your educational choices.

Globe’s Point: Stop the stigma of sexual health

February 21, 2024
Happy week seven and midterms  week, Pioneers! It is hard to believe we are already halfway through the spring semester.
Three college textbooks stacked on a desk.

Assigning textbooks that go unused is careless

Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor February 14, 2024
As a college student, you have likely had to shell out your hard-earned money to buy textbooks every semester for each new class.

Globe’s Point: The importance of Black History Month

February 14, 2024
Happy week six and Valentine’s Day, Pioneers! Whether you have a romantic partner or not, we hope you feel a little holiday spirit and, most importantly, take care of and treat yourself.

Stop erasing aromantic identities

Written By August Stephens, Co-Opinions Editor February 14, 2024
Happy Valentine’s Day, Pioneers! I hope everyone can find time to spread appreciation to their loved ones – in a platonic or romantic capacity. Valentine’s Day tends to focus on romantic or sexual attraction, but it is important for us to take into account all kinds of attraction to be as inclusive as possible.
A Point Park Police car sits outside Pioneer Hall.

Students should be able to tune into police radio feed

Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor February 7, 2024
Living in Downtown has its perks, but living here also gives an unwanted guarantee:

The Globe’s Point: We stand with Palestine

Written By The Globe Editorial Staff February 7, 2024

Happy week five and February, Pioneers! A new month can be a great time to start fresh and remind yourself of your professional and personal goals. The days are slowly getting longer and more sunshine...

A smart Apple watch.

Adding “smart” technology will not help us modernize

Written By Carson Folio, Co-Opinions Editor January 31, 2024
No matter what, it seems as though every new version of a product that already exists wants to advertise itself as being smarter than the previous version.

Globe’s Point: We denounce the use of AI in journalism

January 31, 2024
Happy week four, Pioneers! We have officially made it one month through the semester. Only three more to go!

Slut shame once? Shame on you.

Written By August Stephens, Co-Opinions Editor January 31, 2024
Whether you are walking around campus, through downtown or anywhere else in the city, you can hear it. More likely, it is yelled at you.

Globe’s Point: The university needs to be more transparent about hirings and firings

January 24, 2024
Happy week three, Pioneers! We hope you have been staying warm amid this crazy weather and are enjoying the semester so far.
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