Josh Smith Contributing Editor

Class of 2014


  • Why social issues still matter in this presidential election

    Kyle Henson wrote an article for The Tartan last week, “Economy must be top issue for young voters,” that emphasized that it takes no leadership or skill for politicians to take a stance on social issues. The article also made the case for young voters to vote based solely on the economic issues of the nation, since social issues will remain sta...

    Forum | October 15, 2012
  • The Dark Knight rises to the challenge of a trilogy

    Since the 2008 release of director Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, fans have been anticipating the third and final film in The Dark Knight trilogy. With the announcement that The Dark Knight Rises would film in Pittsburgh, local excitement has especially been high. Now the film is out, and fans are finally able to see the conclusion to this epic series.

    Pillbox | April 30, 2012
  • Nick Offerman gives life advice to students

    The Midway tent was packed last Thursday night, with many who couldn’t get tickets lined up in the back, in preparation for the annual Spring Carnival comedy performance. This year, comedian Streeter Seidell opened for headliner Nick Offerman, who is known for his role as Ron Swanson on the television show Parks and Recreation.

    Pillbox | April 23, 2012
  • Holi marks colorful start to new season

    Student group OM hosted a celebration for the Hindu holiday Holi last Saturday in Porter Hall and on Flagstaff Hill for interested students. The holiday, known as the Festival of Colors, is notable for how participants throw colored powder at each other. Most end up completely covered in all sorts of different bright shades. The event has a positive reputation on campus and draws large crowds ever...

    Pillbox | April 23, 2012
  • SMBC author comes to CMU

    Author and illustrator of the popular daily webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Zach Weiner came to Carnegie Mellon last Thursday to give a lecture in McConomy Auditorium, sponsored by the Activities Board. The content of his lecture, from a preview of his new book to a Q & A session, solidified the reason why his work is so popular on campus.

    Pillbox | February 20, 2012

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