Bagmi Das Staffwriter

Class of 2009


  • Demetri Martin: A fan’s perspective

    Last Thursday at 5 p.m., senior David Rush sat squarely in front of the entrance to Wiegand Gymnasium waiting for the doors to open. The show started at 8 p.m., three hours later. Unlike Rush, not all students made it to the UC Info Desk in time for free tickets. Some scoured misc. market, while others sat contentedly outside of the gym for the entire show. What was the big deal? One name: Demet...

    Pillbox | April 23, 2007
  • 'Tie a knot and hang on'

    Carnegie Mellon offers its creative writing students an extensive education, with classes in subjects as diverse as nonfiction and screenwriting, many of which are taught by published authors. But the outside world is not paved with story workshops and poetry readings. Thus the question remains: What is a creative writing major supposed to do after college? Sue Stauffacher, a children’s author and...

    Pillbox | February 5, 2007
  • Guessthics! takes a turn for the meta

    AB Tech’s music boomed out of Rangos 1 on Thursday. The atmosphere was reminiscent of Who Wants to be a Millionaire?. Spotlights lit up the audience, building excitement. Technical equipment worth thousands covered the small room; plasma screens, laptops, and soundboards all came together to produce Guessthics!, an ethics game show brought to Carnegie Mellon by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)...

    Pillbox | January 29, 2007
  • Performing for AIDS awareness

    Diversity. On campus, we see it as we walk across the Cut on the way to lecture, in front of Doherty as students table for different events and causes, and even in the people of “Walking to the Sky.” SPIRIT, a minority organization, embraces the cultural differences among the students of Carnegie Mellon, earning itself a name that reflects the vibrant energy of its constituents.

    Pillbox | December 4, 2006
  • Odissi by Operajita

    Dha Dhin Dhin na … the small drums beat. Enter Oopali Operajita. A virtuoso of the Indian classical dance styles of Odissi and Bharatnatyam, Operajita performed in CFA’s Kresge Theatre this past Thursday.

    Pillbox | November 13, 2006