Shaleya Solomon Staffwriter

Class of 2009


  • Health Talk: Piercings

    Body piercing has been popular as an ancient cult and traditional practice in many societies. Today, it is fairly commonplace, and many people enjoy getting various piercings. Body piercings can be seen as a form of expression or art or simply a stylish commodity. Unfortunately, piercings can often get infected, which causes problems.

    SciTech | March 31, 2008
  • Do it yourself

    Ever wanted to make a small children’s book for friends or family, but didn’t have any idea how? Sure, you can take the book-binding class offered at Carnegie Mellon, but for those who are looking for something a little less official, here’s how you can make your own children’s books.

    Pillbox | February 25, 2008
  • Do it yourself

    Candles are a favorite room accent for many people. They are used to add ambiance to a room, to provide a fresh or warm scent, or even just as decoration. However, candles can be expensive, and making wax candles like those sold in stores takes a lot of time, energy, and effort.

    Pillbox | February 18, 2008
  • Fashion Week takes haute-couture mainstream

    It’s Fashion Week. The days are cold, the models are hot, and, most importantly, the clothes are fierce.

    (Well okay, it was last week — but close enough.)

    Forum | February 11, 2008
  • Best valentine dates

    It’s that time again, the time where that special someone is expecting a great, romantic night, and, a few days before the big date, you’re still not sure what you’re doing for Valentine’s Day. If you’re lacking certain romantic instincts, then check out our list of the best Valentine’s Day dates from fact, fiction, and imagination. There are lots of great date ideas out there, from the typical to...

    Pillbox | February 11, 2008