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Your art here: Billboards show student work

The new Making Mass Media class' work is to be installed on billboards throughout Pittsburgh.

Drunken rants and moustache chants

What ever happened to fun, rowdy bands? It seems like current music is brimming with dismal, melodramatic acts and singers carrying themselves like the...

Teenage Mutant Ninja life lessons

What would you pay to be a child again, even just for 87 minutes? How about $9? This weekend saw the release of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...

Giant man-eating plant terrorizes Pittsburgh

If a huge, man-eating alien plant told you it would grant you your heart’s desire in exchange for a supply of still-warm corpses, would you do it? Surely,...

Dave Copeland's Blood & Volume

Dave Copeland, a former Pittsburgh news reporter, has just come out with his first book, Blood & Volume: Inside New York’s Israeli Mafia. This past...

Mongooses and 'The Wiz'

This Saturday, the Greek community held its annual Greek Sing show at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland. Competing for trophies, campus fraternities...

Mario meets the military

Last Thursday, science and technology scholar Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi gave a lecture titled “What is it Now? An Ethnographic Study of Defense Simulations-in-the-Making,”...

Big Al's Metal Shop

Down. Blending the best of Sabbath, Zeppelin, and early ’80s thrash — with a dollop of southern rock for good measure — Down has been in my consciousness...

Make way for 'the Groom Reaper'

American cinema icon John Waters gave a lecture last Sunday in McConomy Auditorium. Waters is perhaps best known for the cult classic and '80s hit Hairspray,...

'Design your life'

His talk may have been titled “Graphic Design Just Isn’t That Interesting,” but after listening to James Victore discuss his hilarious and poignant experiences...

Friend Opportunity

San Francisco-by-way-of-Oakland indie rock trio Deerhoof brings us yet another musical masterpiece with Friend Opportunity, the band’s eighth album. In...

Everything you need to know

Dear Janet, Here’s an easy question with a hard answer — I’m a neat freak and my roommate is a slob. Everything else between us is groovy, but it’s getting...

Paperhouse

Aphex Twin, artist alias of Richard D. James, is arguably the most widely known Intelligent Dance Music (IDM) musician; he’s made popular the form of...

Dollar Movie

Did you know?

100 years ago March 20, 1907 The Founder’s Day Student Parade program was released to the masses. Included was the schedule of events, which involved...

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