Anna Walsh Contributing Editor
Author Andy Laties. Copacetic Comics Company. 6 p.m.
David Lewis Lecture: Dhiru Thadani. Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. 6 p.m.
August Wilson Center Reading Round Table. August Wilson Center for African American Culture. 7 p.m.
Cafe Scientifique: From the Amazon to Southwest Pennsylvania. Carnegie Science Center. 7 p.m.
TUESDAY10.4.11Pillbox | October 3, 2011
Did you know?
100 YEARS AGO — Oct. 5, 1911
A writer decides to calculate the amount of money that students spend in a year to study at Carnegie Tech and determines that 600 students would collectively spend $246,460, equaling about $410 per student a year. Nowadays, that wouldn’t even get you one class at Carnegie Mellon, let alone a whole semester.
50 YEARS AGO — Oct. 4, 1961Pillbox | October 3, 2011
CMU donor William S. Dietrich II dies at 73
William S. Dietrich II, the former steel executive who recently donated $265 million to Carnegie Mellon, died late last night, according to the John A. Freyvogel Inc. funeral home. The cause of death was attributed to complications from his cancer. He was 73 years old.News | October 3, 2011
Armchair Adventures: Southern Africa. Monroeville Public Library. 7 p.m.
TUESDAY9.27.11Pillbox | September 26, 2011
Salt of the Earth impresses
Garfield may be a bit off the beaten path for most Carnegie Mellon students, but the up-and-coming neighborhood holds a hidden gem: Salt of the Earth. Opened in September 2010, this restaurant was named 2011’s Best New Restaurant by Pittsburgh Magazine. Salt of the Earth, a collaboration between chef Kevin Sousa and architects Doug and Lisa Cruze, works to “take advantage of local and seasonal p...Pillbox | September 26, 2011