Mairéad Pettit Contributing Editor

Class of 2015


  • Jane the Virgin returns to CW

    In most television shows, the kidnapping of a baby would take center stage and become the focus of one — if not more — episode of a season. For Jane the Virgin, it's a storyline that is quickly resolved to make way for more important things: the trials of becoming a mother for the first time.

    Pillbox | October 19, 2015
  • Season premiere of The Mindy Project airs on Hulu

    Last Tuesday saw the return of The Mindy Project not to our TVs, but to our computers. The show premiered its fourth season on the online streaming service Hulu.

    Pillbox | September 21, 2015
  • While away the week watching great TV

    Campus is back into the swing of things, and the sheen of being back is just starting to wear off. Joyous campus reunions are being replaced by the typical late night of Carnegie Mellon homework, and you’re probably starting to remember (or just now learning) your favorite ways to pass time and put off the work.

    Pillbox | September 14, 2015
  • Finding your place in a paradise abroad

    Before I left the U.S. for Italy I devoured every piece of advice about studying abroad. I had a plan for money — backup debit cards — and of course travel-sized bath items, so I was ready. But as my departure date got closer and closer I began to panic. What in the world was I doing? I don’t speak Italian! How am I supposed to get by, live, and thrive in Rome? It felt like freshman year all over ...

    Pillbox | February 9, 2015
  • Guardians is unexpectedly light, lovable

    What do you get when you put a thief, assassin, warrior, raccoon, and a tree in an intergalactic prison together? Apparently, superheroes. At least, that’s what happened in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, released earlier this month.

    Pillbox | August 25, 2014

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