Ariel Hoffmaier Training Manager

Class of 2017


  • Tisbert delivers Ted Talks parody TisTalks

    Last Friday and Saturday, Scotch ‘n’ Soda’s sketch comedy group Tisbert premiered their Fall show — “TisTalks.” The hour-long show was entirely student-written, produced, directed, and of course performed. I was impressed by the list of ten-plus student writers in particular, which left me wondering who wrote what and how the collaboration process worked. As you might guess from the title, the gim...

    Pillbox | November 16, 2015
  • Our enemies are theirs: Answer to Paris is not Islamophobia

    As I’m writing this, over 130 civilians have been confirmed dead, with an additional 300 wounded, after organized terrorist attacks on Paris this Friday night. Bodies are still being counted and identified. Thousands of Parisians, unsure of their friends’ and family’s safety, still fear the worst. Paris has experienced its worst catastrophe since the Second World War, and the Islamic State (IS or ...

    Forum | November 16, 2015
  • Annalise Keating makes long awaited return

    How To Get Away with Murder — product of the ShondaLand powerhouse — is one of the most buzzed-about shows on television right now, and for good reason. A week before HTGAWM launched its second season on ABC, lead Viola Davis became the first black woman ever to take home the primetime Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama. She took the opportunity to give a truly inspirational speech about ...

    Pillbox | October 5, 2015
  • WWE show truly something

    As soon as the official theme song for this year’s WWE “Night of Champions” kicked off, I knew I was in for a wild ride. The show’s champions and challengers were introduced in a rapid-fire montage as a chorus of—you guessed it—CFO$’s “Night of Gold” blared in the background. On top of that were voice-overs, proclaiming that what I was about to watch was a “night of opportunity,” “promise,” and “c...

    Sports | September 28, 2015
  • Getting sucked into the YouTube vortex

    As much as I’d like to believe I’m a cultured intellectual, mindless entertainment might just be my greatest weakness.

    Pillbox | September 14, 2015

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