Michelle Madlansacay Pillbox Editor

Class of 2020


  • Light Up Night

    It’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit. The city of Pittsburgh makes that clear every year when it hosts Comcast Light Up Night. During Light Up Night, all of downtown is decorated with beautiful lights and Christmas trees, Market Square is transformed into a little holiday-themed village, and live musical performances take place down by the bridges.

    Pillbox | November 20, 2017
  • Dine in the Dark: a Dinner pARTy

    Have you ever considered what goes through your mind the moment you meet someone new? How much does someone’s physical appearance influence your impression of them when compared to their personality? The Ellis Gallery exhibit, Dine in the Dark: a Dinner pARTy, allowed visitors to explore those questions.

    Pillbox | November 13, 2017
  • Chick’n Bubbly

    The last time I remember having real fried chicken was one night back in August when my mom made some for dinner. I’ve always loved my mom’s fried chicken, and what I love most about it is the bread crumb coating on the outside. She seasons the bread crumb mixture to perfection before frying, and the result is a delicious and extra crispy crust on the chicken. I’ve always felt that no other versio...

    Pillbox | November 6, 2017
  • Hunan Bar

    As the weather continues to get colder, many of us are trying to find the best ways to keep warm; some are digging through closets for big coats, while others may just be relying on hot drinks from Starbucks or Au Bon Pain. Something else that can definitely help deal with the weather is finding a nice place that serves hot food, perfect for the cold. A place that does just that is Hunan Bar in Oa...

    Pillbox | October 30, 2017
  • The Matchmaker

    “The test of an adventure is that when you’re in the middle of it, you say to yourself, ‘Oh, now I’ve got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home.’ And the sign that something’s wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure.” These words, said by one of the play’s supporting characters, Barnaby Tucker, define the theme of Thor...

    Pillbox | October 9, 2017

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