Chloe Thompson Senior Staffwriter

Class of 2016


  • Maynard's death not ours to judge

    Last week, Brittany Maynard died. She had been diagnosed with a stage four glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer, several months before her death. On Nov. 1, she ended her own life using a mix of sedatives and upper respiratory-system depressants prescribed to her by a do...

    Forum | November 10, 2014
  • Syrian refugees global issue without solution

    The Middle East is a desperately complex system of competing states and ethnic groups, and it doesn’t take much to send it into chaos. In the past week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has caused a fresh surge of panic and confusion in the region, as its militants attacked — and continue to attack — Syrian villages along the northern-central border with tanks and heavy artillery, accord...

    Forum | September 29, 2014
  • Arts Greenhouse concert gives local high school musicians the stage

    The voices of young Pittsburgh artists rang out over the College of Fine Arts lawn this past Saturday in a combination of rap and hip-hop songs. They belonged to the participants of Arts Greenhouse, a hip-hop education program for Pittsburgh teenagers that is affiliated with Carnegie Mellon. The students come to campus every Saturday from September to April to practice making music and to record...

    Pillbox | April 28, 2014
  • MacGillivray, Chadderton give First Lectures

    Senior biological sciences and psychology major Lindsay MacGillivray and civil and environmental engineering and engineering and public policy double major Colin Chadderton gave lectures on the meaning of success last Thursday. The talks took place in Porter Hall, and were part of a series called “The First Lectures,” an initiative hosted by Student Senate and spearheaded by first-year economics a...

    News | April 21, 2014
  • SBVPO candidates

    Trevor Hadick

    News | March 24, 2014

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