Lydia Green Operations Manager

Class of 2018

Articles

  • Bar Buddies: Mixtape

    While Sinead continued on with her well-deserved break this week, I gathered up a different group of buddies and scoured the internet for a new bar to try. On a chilly Friday night, we decided that a bar called Mixtape would provide the perfect way to kick off Founder’s weekend.

    Pillbox | November 13, 2017
  • To be effective, social change must be implemented on a large scale

    A lot of current social justice momentum is focused on changing individuals. For instance, some LGBTQ YouTubers made videos last August arguing that people who refuse to date transgender people need to self-reflect on the transphobic basis for their dating preferences. The point of these videos is to prevent individuals from harming oppressed people and therefore create safer spaces for the oppres...

    Forum | October 9, 2017
  • Bar Buddies: Element

    After a hard week at Carnegie Mellon, which, let’s be honest, is all of them, all you need is the right night out with friends. Both of us had particularly rough weeks, so we were looking to get tipsy and complain a bit about the past seven days. With that in mind, Element was maybe not the best choice for us. As one of Pittsburgh’s few LGBTQ bars, Element is a lively, fun place. If your favorite ...

    Pillbox | October 9, 2017
  • Bar Buddies: Gooski's

    Part of becoming part of the over-twenty-one world is finding your bar aesthetic. Are you a classy wine bar person? A clubbing kind of person? Me, I’m a dive bar person. Give me cheap drinks, smokey air, and a pool table, and I’m a happy camper

    This week we trekked out to Polish Hill for what Pittsburgh Magazine has labeled the best dive bar in the city, Gooski’s.

    Pillbox | October 2, 2017
  • Bar Buddies: Butterjoint

    Sinead and I have only been 21 in Pittsburgh for a month and haven’t really acclimated to the bar scene here yet. So when we picked our bar for this week, inevitably at the last minute, Google had to be involved. We picked the Butterjoint because of its closeness to our respective homes and because Sinead had walked by it before and had been meaning to try it out some time.

    Pillbox | September 25, 2017