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  • As Selection Sunday nears, teams ready for Madness

    Well, the time is finally here for everyone to start thinking about their brackets. I know what you’re thinking: Where do I begin? How do I choose my teams? What even is March Madness? Well, worry not, because I am here to help you. If you’re just as clueless as me but decided to try and get involved anyway, we’ll figure this out together.

    What is March Madness?

    Sports | March 5, 2018
  • Some days you’re Martha Stewart; other days, a feminist icon

    Someone recently asked me, “where do you see yourself being when you’re 30?” The first thing that came to my mind and my response was “I think I’ll be a mom.” He then went on to ask if I had any other goals, such as plans to travel, and I began to feel a bit guilty. Here I am at Carnegie Mellon spending countless hours, and dollars, to get a degree and my first thought for what I’ll end up doing i...

    Forum | February 26, 2018
  • Bar Buddies

    This weekend, Aisha and I really went outside of our comfort zone. It was the one night that we were able to get a big group of friends together, and we went all out. Venturing far outside of our usual domains, we found ourselves downtown at Sienna Mercato. This place has three different places rolled into one. The first floor is a meatball restaurant, Emporio, and much more casual, the next floor...

    Pillbox | February 19, 2018
  • Advice for Awkward People

    Dear Jade,

    Pillbox | February 12, 2018
  • Bar Buddies: Tiki Lounge

    Contrary to popular belief, I don’t go out to a new bar every weekend. But lucky for you guys, I’ve been to enough bars in Pittsburgh that I could write this every week for a year and never leave my home.

    So let’s reach back into my archives of nights out and talk about Tiki Lounge in Southside. I went to this exciting, tiki-themed bar on Halloween and it was certainly a night to remember.

    Pillbox | February 12, 2018

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