Rachel Cohen Contributing Editor
Swimming pool closing as CUC construction ramps up
Later this month, Carnegie Mellon community members will start to feel the impact of work on the Jared L. Cohon University Center (CUC) addition beyond the sights and sounds of construction on Forbes Avenue.
First, the CUC pools and lockers rooms will close on March 23 as part of efforts to renovate the building’s fitness facilities.News | March 1, 2015
Pizza + Politics event sparks debate
On a campus widely considered to be apolitical, a Student Senate initiative sought to start politically charged conversation and disagreement with the first iteration of Pizza + Politics on Wednesday.News | February 23, 2015
CMU Choir and Philharmonic mesmerize crowd
It isn’t common to see both philharmonic and choir billed on the same program, but visitors to Oakland’s Carnegie Music Hall had the rare treat of enjoying vocal and instrumental student talent on Thursday night. The addition of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) music director Manfred Honeck as guest conductor — ultimately the biggest selling point for the event — sealed the deal on a crowd-draw...Pillbox | February 23, 2015
Distant Feel exhibit leaves audience puzzled
The title of the Carnegie Museum of Art’s newest exhibit is maybe half accurate. Certainly distant, not very much of a feel.Pillbox | February 16, 2015
Winners of writing contest inspire community
“Like my grandmothers, I refuse to be the ink that gives the white page a meaning,” wrote Allderdice High School senior Amma Ababio.
On the other side of the racial divide, “I sob because I can’t let the world treat everyone / as it will treat me,” wrote Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School student Isaac Monroe in his second-place poem, “I Have it Hard (That’s a Lie).”Pillbox | January 26, 2015