Abumrad offers a science journalist's perspective
Fighting with your best friend, studying for a challenging exam, pulling on a rubber band until it almost snaps — all of these things create what we define as tension. But what about a well-told story? According to Radiolab co-host Jad Abumrad, that involves tension, too.Pillbox | April 29, 2013
Gaypril: F to eMBody. McConomy Auditorium. 7 p.m.
This free event celebrates transgender art, bringing transgender visibility, education, and art to campus. The event will feature spoken word and hip-hop performances.
TUESDAY4.30.13Pillbox | April 29, 2013
Rocking the Body Politics: Musical Spaces for Resistance & Survival. Giant Eagle Auditorium
(Baker Hall A51). 4:30 p.m.
Larisa K. Mann, an educator, public speaker, and award-winning DJ, will present a talk. The event is sponsored by the Center for the Arts and Society.Pillbox | April 22, 2013
Sweepstakes Buggy Design Competition. Wiegand Gymnasium. 10 a.m.
The buggy teams will show off their designs. The Buggy Alumni Association will also have a welcome table and display.Pillbox | April 15, 2013
Toots and the Maytals. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 8 p.m.
Jamaican musical group Toots and the Maytals (originally called The Maytals) will perform at Mr. Small’s Theatre. The group is a well-known ska vocal group that formed in the early 1960s. More information and tickets are available at mrsmalls.com.
TUESDAY4.9.13Pillbox | April 8, 2013