Ariel Hoffmaier Training Manager

Class of 2017


  • Bar Buddies: Jack's Bar

    For our very last Bar Buddies adventure, Zeke and I forced ourselves away from familiar haunts and journeyed all the way to Southside, a Pittsburgh neighborhood actually known for its nightlife. By eleven on a Saturday, the streets were crowded with largish groups of friends dressed and hyped for a crazy night. Zeke and I, stone-cold sober in our jeans and t-shirts, felt too out-of-place for many ...

    Pillbox | May 1, 2017
  • College has been the best time so far, but better times are coming

    It’s hard to describe the last few weeks of senior year. You’re still a student, drowning in the final projects and tests that stand between you and graduation. Your "senioritis" makes it harder to do any schoolwork. All the effort required (and even your final grade) seems inconsequential compared to the flashing headlights of “THE FUTURE” coming up quick in your rear window. Your family is defin...

    Forum | May 1, 2017
  • Bar Buddies: Cruze

    While Zeke and I crossed paths at a few Carnival-related events, I journeyed with about six non-Zeke people this Thursday to Pittsburgh's premiere gay club Cruze. I'll admit a bit of bias here: unlike some of the other bars we've covered, I've been going to Cruze a few times a term since my freshman year. Don't be scandalized, though - Thursdays are Cruze's "College Night." If your driver's licens...

    Pillbox | April 24, 2017
  • Laverne Cox discusses being a proud African-American transgender woman

    Laverne Cox, transgender activist and Emmy-nominated actress of Orange is the New Black, spoke to a packed crowd at Carnegie Mellon’s Wiegand Gymnasium last Thursday. Her speech was jointly sponsored by the Activities Board, CMU Allies, Residential Education, the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, Student Dormitory Council, Student Senate, and the Graduate Student Assembly. Tickets were free for C...

    News | April 17, 2017
  • Bar Buddies: Le Mardi Gras

    This week, we decided to move back closer to campus. We ended up at Le Mardi Gras just off Walnut St.

    Pillbox | April 10, 2017

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