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Color me [adjective]

It began with Open Diary. Xanga and LiveJournal showed up soon after. Then, the big ones: MySpace and Facebook. Generation Y was the first age group...

CFA grad performs traditional gospel

On February 12, Carnegie Mellon welcomed a celebrated alumnus back to the campus in one of many events honoring Black History Month. François S. Clemmons,...

Double shot of drama

“We just kidnap them,” said Karl Kempe, senior physics major and the managing director for Scotch ‘n’ Soda. How else could a theater group recruit so...

Tartan Q&A

MB = Michelle Bova | Contributing Editor JB = Justin Brown | Photo Editor RC = Rachael Clemmons | Staffwriter SM = Sarah Mogin | Pillbox Editor LS =...

Lunar Gala goes 'Vice Versa'

I was backstage with the models, eight hours before the show began. Lunar Gala girls and boys scurried around for outfit changes — it was the last practice...

Butterfly hunting and an imaginary abacus

The School of Drama’s strictly structured program, although effective, affords little time for its students to create their own theatrical productions....

Poetry: slammed and published

On February 12, visiting faculty fellow and poet Susan B. A. Somers-Willett gave a reading of her original work at the Margaret Morrison Café. Somers-Willet,...

Rare Sondheim musical hops into Pittsburgh

The Frogs opened in Yale University’s swimming pool in 1974, starring then-unknowns Meryl Streep and Sigourney Weaver, plus a raft of undergraduate swimmers...

Harlem jazz hits Pittsburgh

The Shadow Lounge jived last Friday night with the jazz and R&B stylings of Carolyn Perteete and Eviction Notice, two local acts. Advertised as “a...

ECE sweeps Mr. Engineer

Get ready for closed systems, breadboards, and moments. No, you didn’t stumble into a lab: next week is National Engineers Week, sponsored by the Society...

Paperhouse

I never thought that Jesus had much to do with rock and roll, but according to some, the Good Shepherd intervenes regularly to cut short the sinful lives...

Everything you need to know

**Dear Janet, I have a friend who’s going through a breakup. But there is a problem. She seems really caught up in it and it’s a lot of what I talk about...

Did you know?

100 years ago February 13, 1907 The Tartan was hoping to encourage student participation. An article read, “this paper is not a one-man show, but a student...

Dollar movie

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