Joey Peiser Contributing Editor

Class of 2016


  • Artist Profile: Stephen Wu

    When anyone thinks of Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science, they probably think that it produces some of the best thinkers in the world, but thinkers who can only use the left side of their brains. Stephen Wu, a junior Computer Science major who produces under the name SWU, is one of the many students who prove that age-old dichotomy incorrect. A San Francisco native, he said he hopes to “...

    Pillbox | February 8, 2016
  • Kanye West’s Waves is likely to disappoint

    In case you weren’t aware, on Feb. 11 the world is set to receive “the greatest album of all time,” according to Kanye West. The album? Waves by Kanye West. This will be Ye’s seventh studio album in what has already proven a legendary career, and while there are many (none so much as West himself) who are certain Waves will blaze new trails in hip-hop and set trends that will be followed for y...

    Pillbox | February 1, 2016
  • Netflix debuts new noir series

    On Friday, Netflix’s new series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, was made available for streaming. This series is a gritty noir that will surely please fans of its sibling series Daredevil. The show places a premium on interesting character and solid performances to deliver a product that will appeal to a wide audience, not simply Marvel comic book nerds.

    Pillbox | November 23, 2015
  • Enjoy excellent drink deals

    While many come to Carnegie Mellon for the promise of making big bucks after graduation, few can say they are rolling in the Benjamins during their time on campus. At the same time, this is a school that demands quite a bit, so having fun and being social is a must for a healthy outlook on life. So, if you’re looking to have a solid night, (afternoon, morning) out but are working on a shoestring c...

    Pillbox | October 19, 2015
  • The Bard’s classic comedy plays at Purnell

    Feeling sad? Well then “get thee a wife!” says Benedick, a character in William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, currently in performance at the Phillip Chosky Theater through next weekend. Opening the School of Drama’s 2015-16 main stage season, director Anthony McKay, a professor of acting at Carnegie Mellon, sets Shakespeare’s comedy of dueling wits and mistaken identity in the bright co...

    Pillbox | October 12, 2015

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