Zachary Gelman Pillbox Editor

Class of 2025


  • Trouble in Paradise: French Protests, Two Months In

    Protests and strikes have been rocking France for the past few months, with escalating events leading to very publicized fights and injuries. The strikes have been described as being over the French retirement age being increased from 62 to 64, leading many foreigners to brag about how late their country’s retirement age is, and how bad their pension plan will be. But the situation is actually a l...

    News | March 27, 2023
  • Confessions of a Missed Connections Crap Artist

    Dear Doc. Andrew,

    Pillbox | February 20, 2023
  • Gainey's Strange Housing Ideas

    A suite of proposals from the Mayor’s office are aimed at targeting complaints raised by renters in Pittsburgh, including our own Edboard on A4. But some of Mayor Gainey’s ideas have left housing activists flummoxed, to say the least. To resolve the frequently brought up issue of rocketing rent prices, Mayor Gainey suggested that college students “Grandpa Joe it.” When asked to explain this propos...

    Pillbox | January 30, 2023
  • Staff Picks 2022

    “Oddinary,” Stray Kids from Emma Rogers, Assistant News Editor

    Pillbox | December 5, 2022
  • What to do while waiting for your card to scan at ABP

    Twiddle your thumbs
    Wait and wait
    Take a test, or two
    Read one whole book, front to back
    Go and get a snack, hmm…
    Finish that novel you’ve been working on
    Wait a little longer
    Complain to your friends
    Thank the cashier one more time
    Why did I get that dining plan?
    Solve an unsolved problem
    Get a Fields medal
    Why won’t your card scan?
    Should you have just paid with credit?
    No, that ta...

    Pillbox | November 21, 2022

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