Amanda Cole Contributing Editor

Class of 2010


  • Don’t let winter weather ruin your weekend

    It’s winter in Pittsburgh, and that means that the ground is covered in snow and ice, effectively shutting up most of Carnegie Mellon’s student body inside until the spring thaw. Instead of hibernating for the rest of winter, try one of these snow-friendly activities that can be found around the city.

    Take a glide on the wild side

    Pillbox | January 18, 2010
  • More problems than benefits in attending school year round

    Most of my best memories of childhood are from summer vacation. It seemed to last forever, but by the end, I was rested and ready to get back to school. Now, some people think that children will benefit more by going to school year-round, and while I can understand their argument, I disagree with this idea.

    Forum | November 9, 2009
  • True love brought to life by magic of ballet

    From Oct. 16 to 18, the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) presented a production of The Sleeping Beauty, a ballet composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and choreographed by Marius Petipa. The cast for the show changed each night; this review details the performances from opening night on Oct. 16.

    Pillbox | October 26, 2009
  • Illegal immigrants should follow United States’ laws

    The discussion about illegal immigration in the United States — and what to do about it — has taken a new turn with the Obama administration. This week, American Apparel’s Los Angeles factory was forced to fire nearly 2000 workers, all of whom were illegal immigrants. In the past, the workers would have been deported back to their home countries, but now they are just being told that they are not ...

    Forum | October 5, 2009
  • Pittsburgh Opera brings Russian tragedy to life

    From the first note played by the orchestra to the last emotional chords sung by Onegin and Tatiana, the Pittsburgh Opera’s presentation of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin last Saturday was a huge success.

    Pillbox | September 28, 2009

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