Ethan Caine

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  • At Pitt, protestors outnumber Turning Point USA attendees by more than 12 to 1

    On Friday evening, protesters outnumbered attendees of the Turning Point USA event at Pitt by more than 12 to one. Phillips was the first of three anti-trans speakers that conservative student groups invited to campus. Of the roughly 40 students at the event, a third were protesters, and when police told them to leave, they joined hundreds of ...

    News | March 27, 2023
  • Three Minute Thesis recap: gripping performances by doctoral students

    Eight finalists gathered on March 6 for the eighth annual Three Minute Thesis Championships, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University Libraries in the Kresge Theatre, to an enthusiastic crowd of friends and colleagues.

    SciTech | March 20, 2023
  • Adult Things Review

    I’ve never wanted to yell "FIRE" in a crowded theatre. On Thursday night, I was sorely tempted. "Adult Things" is the kind of show that seemingly exists to punish its audience for having free time. Still, it’s worth remembering that the clearly-talented actors are the real victims here.

    Pillbox | March 20, 2023
  • Still Faithful in Today's Age

    As the opening bars started, I recalled my motivation for coming here. Besides looking to see and be seen, for what reasons does opera appeal to its audience? I tried to picture how opera was once a popular art form (indeed, the first best-selling record was that of an opera star, sold in Italy). "Così Fan Tutti" was first performed in an era with no recorded media, set to a style of music that wa...

    Pillbox | February 13, 2023