Vidya Jayanthi

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  • We Don’t Need More James Bond

    To say that James Bond is an icon of cinema would be an understatement — he’s done much more than inspire the creation of Indiana Jones and change the way people order martinis. He’s become the leading man of one of the longest-running movie franchises of all time, only to be bested by the ​*Godzilla*​ movies and the ​*Carry On* films. However, with ​*No Time to Die​* releasing in April 2020, it m...

    Pillbox | February 10, 2020
  • The Irishman

    This review contains some spoilers for the movie.

    Pillbox | February 3, 2020
  • Alternative chronic pain treatment

    In the midst of America’s war against opioids, the National Institute of Health launched an initiative called Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL). A nationwide effort to curb the usage of opioids and find more effective treatments for chronic pain, HEAL has recently given a group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon the chance to find an alternative treatment to the chronic pain caused by a gen...

    SciTech | January 27, 2020
  • Bhangra in the Burgh

    Last Saturday, seven dance teams from across the country came to Pittsburgh in the celebration of bhangra dance, music, and culture in an annual contest named Bhangra in the Burgh. The sold-out audience gathered to support their favorite teams and offer moral support, as well as celebrate South Asian culture in the largest student-run event in Pittsburgh.

    Pillbox | November 18, 2019
  • Revolution - The Music of the Beatles

    The two-time Grammy Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) gave a moving tribute to The Beatles, performing some of their greatest hits from “Here Comes the Sun” to “I’ve Just Seen a Face” and even “Let it Be.”

    Pillbox | November 18, 2019