Shaleya Solomon Staffwriter

Class of 2009


  • Health Talk: Frostbites

    During the cold winter months, frozen extremities are fairly common occurrences. Low temperatures and biting winds cause extreme discomfort and can be painful. Many people experience frostbite at some point during their lives, if not during their college career in Pittsburgh. However, frostbite, if not taken seriously, can have severe consequences.

    SciTech | February 4, 2008
  • Teen queens and Internet TV: The real staying power of Gossip Girl

    Every fall brings an onslaught of new shows. Some make it, some don’t; some you love to hate, and some you hate to love. This season brought us a new show that is quickly becoming a favorite. Based on the novels by Cecily von Ziegesar, the CW’s Gossip Girl is what some people are calling the new The O.C.. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that The O.C.’s executive-producer-with-an-eye-for-teenage-d...

    Forum | January 21, 2008
  • Reforms needed for the student meal plan

    Those of us who are upperclassmen without meal plans once dreamed of the day when DineXtra could be used at Entropy. These first-years have it so good. Not only can they use their DineX at Entropy+, but they have a newer convenience store in which to do so. The meal plan system has kind of improved, but there are still things that don’t make sense about meal plans. In amount of food, cost, meal bl...

    Forum | November 5, 2007
  • Halloween: Campus haunts

    With dark corners, weird legends, and even weirder locations, Carnegie Mellon’s scariest spots are ideal for Halloween trickery. If you’re going to visit these, bring a friend — and some mace.

    WQED cut-through

    Pillbox | October 29, 2007
  • CD Dropbox

    Emery, I’m Only A Man

    Pillbox | October 15, 2007