Carolyn Supinka Junior Staffwriter

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  • Fairy tales and future autobiographies abound in Anders Nilsen's and Marc Bell's comics

    Canadian artist Marc Bell sat in the sunshine in Polish Hill, drinking an iced coffee from Lili Coffee Shop and pondering the existence of two of his main characters.

    Pillbox | October 3, 2011
  • Heinz student runs Doubleshoot 48-Hour Filmfest

    For most university students, deadlines are the bane of academic existence. So Jonny Paterson, a graduate student in creative enterprise, expected shock when he gave the lowdown on the newest film festival to hit Carnegie Mellon’s campus.

    Pillbox | November 8, 2010
  • Drama graduates grace the Pittsburgh stage

    On Sept. 30, the 1920s comedy The Royal Family will open at the O’Reilly Theater downtown, and it will include two members of Carnegie Mellon’s own family in the cast. Lindsay Kyler and Evan Alex Cole, both of whom graduated from the School of Drama in 2008, will take the stage as Gwen Cavendish, a member of the famous family of actors, and Perry Stewart, Gwen’s fiancé, respectively. Between sus...

    Pillbox | September 20, 2010
  • Looking forward in fashion

    Cooler days, colored leaves, and the start of a new school year all mark the changing of the seasons, but nothing quite says “autumn” like the annual foot-thick September fashion issue.

    Pillbox | August 30, 2010
  • Prose, poetry dazzle audiences

    The swarm of plaid button-downs and thick-rimmed glasses around Baker Hall last Friday night was a sure sign that something literary was going down. And sure enough, prose was recited, poetry performed, and bows dipped as the creative writing seniors of Carnegie Mellon performed a final reading together.

    Pillbox | April 26, 2010