Michelle Bova

Class of 2007


  • Big Fun at 'Small Things Made Large'

    This year’s Carnival theme, “Small Things Made Large,” became uncannily appropriate in the case of the booth competition. Tiny problems like wind, rain, and snow became very large obstacles for booth-building crews. Nevertheless, after organizations from all around campus survived a week of almost every kind of weather Pittsburgh has to offer, the sun came out, and Carnival crowds enjoyed the nice...

    Pillbox | April 23, 2007
  • 'Let me tell you a secret'

    Since 1987, SPIRIT, the student organization dedicated to spreading African-American awareness in the community, has commanded Carnegie’s catwalks for its annual fashion show, now in its 20th year. The 2007 anniversary bash, advertised under the tagline “Let me tell you a secret,” captured contemporary fashion from near and far. The show featured wares from Shadyside shops and South Side boutiques...

    Pillbox | April 16, 2007
  • Tartan Q&A

    1. Did you think Pan’s Labyrinth deserved the hype? It only won three Oscars (Art Direction, Cinematography, and Makeup), but it was the subject of a lot of talk.

    When a fantastic movie comes along (it’s rare nowadays), it should be recognized as what it is. —LS

    Pillbox | March 5, 2007
  • How Things Work: Mentos in Diet Coke

    Scientists have performed an experiment involving Mentos and Diet Coke that takes the legend out of “urban legend.” The experiment was first performed for David Letterman by school teacher Lee Marek in 1999.

    SciTech | February 19, 2007
  • Let Barnes & Noble save your love life

    When shopping for literature concerning sex and the dating scene, sometimes the books tend to pass it off as a gag. But if you’re going to be walking up to the counter with The Hookup Handbook: A Single Girl’s Guide to Living it Up, then you better grow at least a small set of cajones.

    Pillbox | February 12, 2007