Molly McCurdy Junior Staffwriter

Class of 2010


  • Got culture?

    Carnegie Mellon brings in students from all four corners of the world. Eleven percent of the student body hails from abroad, and we have representatives from all 50 states and more than 40 foreign countries; the school no doubt has its international prestige and allure. However, many new students find themselves discontented by the mundane setting. They come to Carnegie Mellon with the illusion th...

    Pillbox | August 15, 2009
  • Guo inspired by Chinese myths

    Last Thursday, the School of Art was visited by Da Xiong Guo, the world-famous Chinese comic artist who was freed from imprisonment last year. In 2008, the Chinese Communist Party arrested Guo because they found his artwork offensive.

    Pillbox | April 13, 2009
  • From the past to the present

    As with most Christian holidays, Valentine’s Day has its origins in a pagan fertility rite that occurs in mid-February, which was called Lupercalia in the Roman Calendar.

    Pillbox | February 9, 2009
  • Artwork inspired by politics

    With much anticipated pomp and circumstance, the inauguration of Barack Obama promises this nation fresh hope and proof of the landmark changes promised in his campaign. About 2 million people are expected to make the pilgrimage to the capital to hear President-elect Obama recite the classic words. For many, Obama’s speeches represent the fundamental themes of American greatness.

    Pillbox | January 19, 2009
  • Slapstick comedy and traveling shows

    This time, it’s simple. There are no pretentious titles, no “conceptual” preaching about pseudo-semiotic-Marxism, in-your-face neoclassical theory, or any of that avant-garde gobbledygook. You don’t have to mentally prepare yourself to put on a bland sweater, pick up tickets, and sit in a black-box vortex while listening to “someone” say “something” for three hours. Finally, the School of Drama in...

    Pillbox | April 21, 2008

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