Alexandra Yu Pillbox Editor

Class of 2021


  • Advice for Awkward People

    Dear Alexandra,

    I am going home for Thanksgiving and really want to be able to enjoy my time with friends and family back home, but I am really stressed about the last two weeks of classes before finals. I have several major assignments and tests when we return from break, and I don’t know how to balance work with taking a break. Please help!

    Too Hard-pressed, Always Need to Kill Stress

    Pillbox | November 19, 2018
  • Calendar

    Holiday Magic: Let it Glow!
    Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
    9:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

    Phipps’ annual Winter Flower Show returns this Friday for another spectacular season. With flowers, lights, music boxes, nutcrackers, and more in celebration of the holidays, you won’t want to miss this festive display!

    Films of Kubrick
    Row House Cinema
    1:30 p.m.

    Pillbox | November 19, 2018
  • Advice for Awkward People

    Dear Alexandra,

    Pillbox | November 5, 2018
  • Vertigo

    Vertigo, the highly anticipated fall a cappella concert, returned to Rangos Ballroom this past Saturday, Oct. 13. Hosted by Carnegie Mellon’s renowned a capella group, The Originals, the event showcased the talents of five collegiate a cappella groups: The Nor’easters from Northeastern University, the Boston University Treblemakers, the GW Vibes from George Washington University, Gestalt from the ...

    Pillbox | October 15, 2018
  • Crazy Rich Asians

    “He would never give up trying. He would take an impossible situation and make everything possible,” wrote Kevin Kwan in his bestselling novel, Crazy Rich Asians. To many, it may have seemed impossible for Crazy Rich Asians to be adapted to film at all, much less become a blockbuster this summer. But director Jon M. Chu and author Kevin Kwan were determined to have this film in theaters, no ma...

    Pillbox | September 10, 2018