Michelle Madlansacay Pillbox Editor

Class of 2020


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    CMU Thrift
    Monday, 4/30 - Wednesday, 5/2
    11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    CFA Building
    Looking to add to your wardrobe? Come to the second annual CMU thrift sale! It will be right in front the CFA building, from Monday through Wednesday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. All proceeds will go towards Sigma Alpha Iota service projects, and the clothes that are not sold will be donated to charity.

    Pillbox | April 30, 2018
  • Lawrence Gowan of iconic rock band STYX talks embracing each day of current tour

    My conversation with Lawrence Gowan, lead singer of iconic rock band STYX, began in the most interesting way: with a compliment from him on the title of our newspaper, The Tartan which led to a brief conversation about the pattern, tartan, and its connection to his Scottish roots. Gowan is currently having the time of his life touring the U.S. with STYX, alongside other legendary rock acts Joan Je...

    Pillbox | April 30, 2018
  • Spring Carnival Concert: Wale

    For this year’s Carnival Concert, artists Wale and Shlohmo were the main performers. This was a highly anticipated concert, especially since many seemed to be interested in the pairing of Shlohmo’s electronic music with Wale’s rap music. Wale is a rapper well known for his feel-good sampling and remixes of popular songs; some of his tracks remind me of Kanye West’s music. Shlohmo, on the other han...

    Pillbox | April 23, 2018
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    Monday, 4/23

    Sembène Film Festival: *Taking Root*
    7–9 p.m.
    City of Asylum
    40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

    Attend a free screening of the film Taking Root at the Sembène Film Festival. This inspirational film focuses on Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmental political activist who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. If you’re interested, definitely come to the event!

    Pillbox | April 23, 2018
  • KPDC: Dream High

    This past Friday was my third time attending Carnegie Mellon’s K-Pop Dance Club’s (KPDC) showcase. I think it’s safe to say that after attending a few of these events, I’ve now become somewhat more of a K-Pop fan. Before this semester’s showcase, titled Dream High, I was most looking forward to being exposed to new K-pop songs (and adding those new songs to my K-pop Spotify playlist). I was also e...

    Pillbox | April 16, 2018

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