Amanda Flynn Staffwriter

Class of 2008


  • Bringing literature and art to the city of Steel

    Pittsburgh has long been known as “Steel City,” but new city rankings suggest it might be better referred to as the ’Burgh of Books or the Area of Art. Pittsburgh was recently ranked the eighth most literate city in the United States and the third best mid-size city for art.

    Pillbox | May 1, 2006
  • Greek Sing spoofs musicals

    “Wait. Were we supposed to take this seriously?” a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon joked as he ran off the stage. Well, that depends on whom you asked. Greek Sing, which was held in the Soldiers and Sailors auditorium on Saturday night, featured some very professional and some more amateur performances by the fraternities and sororities at Carnegie Mellon. In fact, it seemed more appropriate to divi...

    Pillbox | March 27, 2006
  • Log on for love

    Once upon a time, lovers courted each other with flowers, poems, and good manners. Maybe that’s a little simplistic, but still — there was a time when people went out of their way to show each other how much they cared for one another, and this usually required meeting in person. Of course, people still do go on dates — to Fuel and Fuddle — after they have been dating for a few months. With the ad...

    Pillbox | February 13, 2006
  • Things that turn us on... right

    Mandy once mowed her family’s lawn without a blade for three hours and didn’t notice a thing. Erich once fell asleep with Crest Whitening Strips on and had numb gums for three days. Who wouldn’t want to know what turns us on?

    Pillbox | February 13, 2006
  • Beer pong: Not just your Friday night frat game

    BeerPngBllr: i cant believe we lost last night! sorry I let you down bro. i practiced my throw for hours and i even did 4 pushups to get better upper body stregnth.
    6Cupsodelight: np. hey wait, what are you talking about?
    BeerPngBllr: at the big game last night :(
    6Cupsodelight: oh yeah. I guess we didn’t drink enough before the game.

    Pillbox | January 23, 2006