Chloe Thompson Senior Staffwriter

Class of 2016


  • Beta responds to suspension, allegations

    As part of a continuing investigation into the recent suspension of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity on campus, official statements from the local chapter and national organization of Beta Theta Pi have been released.
    It was also confirmed that the Carnegie Mellon University Andrew distribution list was utilized for the alleged circulation of explicit materials
    An email sent by Panhellenic Counc...

    News | April 8, 2013
  • Web series reworks Austen characters

    “My name is Lizzie Bennet,” says the title character in almost each and every episode of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, usually followed by some clever catch phrase that sums up the episode. The 100th and final episode should probably have begun with, “My name is Lizzie Bennet, and while this whole web series thing is awesome, this isn’t actually Pride and Prejudice.”

    Pillbox | April 1, 2013
  • Greek Sing is a musical, philanthropic success

    Greek organizations on campus came together last Saturday night to perform a series of 13-minute musical skits, both as a fundraiser for the Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh and as a celebration of their hard work this semester. The most successful acts took one of two approaches: Some fraternities and sororities poured their hearts and souls into putting on a crisp and professional performance,...

    Pillbox | March 25, 2013
  • UK apology for tragedy delivered 94 years late

    David Cameron, prime minister of the United Kingdom, expressed regret last Wednesday over the Jallianwala Bagh massacre during a visit to the area to discuss trade agreements. The bloodbath took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public gardens in Amritsar, a city in northern India. Fifty British soldiers fired on a crowd of Indian protesters. British sources reported the death toll at 379, while the I...

    Forum | February 25, 2013
  • Spring Awakening features talented cast

    Spring Awakening details the sexual blossoming of young teenagers in a repressive German community in the late 1800s. The musical, written by Steven Sater with music from Duncan Sheik, was based on a German play of the same name. Frank Wedekind originally wrote the play in 1891 in protest of the rigid social standards of the day.

    Pillbox | February 25, 2013

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