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Pittsburgh behind handlebars

Students, officers of the LAPD, fast-food delivery boys in New York City, and Lance Armstrong — what do all these people have in common? Well, probably...

The woman who made orgasms awkward

Nora Ephron may be 65, but she still has the chutzpah to work a crowd. She demonstrated this while speaking about her writing career this past Wednesday...

Puppets: Not just for Geppetto anymore

Feeling tied down by massive amounts of work? Want to live life without so many strings attached? That’s too bad. But speaking of strings, how about them...

‘Thanks,’ says Built to Spill

The crowd in Mr. Small’s roared with excitement as Doug Martsch walked on stage — backpack in tow — accompanied by fellow guitarist Jim Roth, bassist...

Media advances include using blogs for news

In this tech-savvy world, diaries have become items of the past. When people want to vent their feelings, they no longer write in a bound journal and...

Love conquers all at Mates of State concert

Love isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when attending a concert, but at Mr. Small’s last Sunday, Mates of State shared their love with a packed...

Piano party of five

The 5 Browns are five classical pianists who certainly give credence to the claim that talent runs in the family: The 5 Browns are siblings. They are...

Blue men rock, they don’t conform

“Every morning I put it on. I walk outside and I am gone.” That is the first line of “Persona,” a song by the Blue Man Group, though they are not the...

Made [illegal] in China

This past weekend, the University of Pittsburgh showed Sandstorm, an influential movie about the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners, to the students...

Bill Maher goes for the kill

The Bush administration has given comics plenty of material to work with. Many go after simple things like President Bush’s struggle with the English...

Paperhouse

We are all part of a global community! You hear that all the time now. Well, the fact is, a global community might as well be *no* community. What we...

Dollar movie

Did you know?

50 October 2, 1956 The sophomore and first-year classes competed in the annual tug-of-war feat of strength. Determined sophomores literally held their...

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