Sinead Foley Staffwriter

Class of 2018


  • mother!

    In creative workshops and critiques across campus there is one watch phrase: critique the work for what it is, not what you want it to be. I suppose that was my mistake with mother!, the new psychological horror film directed by Darren Aronofosky. I saw it hinting at themes I’d never seen explored before in a mainstream film, and was disappointed when it turned out to just be another environment...

    Pillbox | September 25, 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
  • Bar Buddies: Urban Tap

    As a pair of newly minted 21-year-olds heading into our senior year, we face a vital question: where is the best place in Pittsburgh to crack open a cold one with the boys or just drink away our existential angst about the future? We are embarking on a semester-long journey to find the best watering hole in Pittsburgh, one shot in the dark at a time. This week: Urban Tap.

    Pillbox | September 18, 2017
  • Infra Dance Company: Reverberations

    The Infra Dance Company, Carnegie Mellon’s advanced contemporary dance troupe, presented their eighth annual show, titled Reverberations, on Saturday, April 29 at 2:00 pm in the CC Blackbox Studio Theatre. The show featured original choreography by Infra dancers, some who were senior veteran choreographers presenting their last dance, some dancers taking their first crack at choreography. The da...

    Pillbox | May 1, 2017
  • So, What is Carnival?

    It all started four years ago, when I first set foot on Carnegie Mellon’s campus. I was a high school junior at the time, doing the college tour circuit. Carnegie Mellon wasn’t like anywhere else I had visited. Campus was bursting with activity. People were setting up tents, hammering and sawing away in the Morewood parking lot, blasting music by the fence, and generally just having a good time. I...

    Pillbox | April 24, 2017

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