Michelle Madlansacay Pillbox Editor

Class of 2020

Articles

  • Reconnecting with my love for rock music

    The first time I was exposed to classic rock music was when I was in third grade. My dad would play his favorite Journey, KISS and Queen albums whenever he drove me to school. I learned all the lyrics of each band’s greatest hits and even discovered a few of my own favorites, which I would usually play on repeat during those car rides. 70s/80s rock music became the first music genre that I had eve...

    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
  • Calendar

    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
  • Editors Review Ready Player One: Michelle

    When I first saw the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, I honestly was a bit intimidated. There seemed to be so much going on in the movie, and I didn’t think I’d be able to handle all the chaos that had appeared on my small YouTube screen. However, one thing led to another and somehow, I ended up watching the film on a giant movie screen at The Waterfront.

    Pillbox | April 16, 2018

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