Daniel Lipson

Class of 2012


  • No instruments? No problem

    A cappella is one of Carnegie Mellon’s not-so-hidden gems. No Instruments Aloud was a showcase of not one, not two, but seven talented groups of a cappella singers, including a special guest appearance from Case Western Reserve University’s Solstice. The showcase, which took place last Saturday, was an evening full of claps, snaps, and plenty of laughter.

    Pillbox | March 21, 2011
  • Test Drive Unlimited 2 improves original

    Even from the start screen, Test Drive Unlimited 2 looks like a massive game. The game starts out similar to the first TDU, with a cast of six characters to choose from. After a short tutorial, you wake up in the same Ferrari, but as a valet driver. This sets up the game like most other racing games — you start at the bottom and must work your way up. The story as a whole seems a bit generic. ...

    Pillbox | February 21, 2011
  • Radiohead experiments with sound

    Radiohead is anything but normal. In its latest release, The King of Limbs, every moment of the album’s mere 37 minutes is an exercise in the abstract. To an infrequent listener who only really took notice after the release of In Rainbows, the strong basslines, odd time signatures, and hypnotic vocals seem to come from some alien world.

    Pillbox | February 21, 2011
  • Ask The Tartan: Valentine's Day

    Valentine’s Day tends to evoke a variety of reactions and memories. Find out what members of The Tartan think of Valentine’s Day and delve into their romantic lives.

    Do you like Valentine’s Day? Why or why not?

    I do. But if you’re going to do Valentine’s Day, do it on your own terms. Don’t do the stereotypical stuff. —ED

    Pillbox | February 14, 2011
  • Community Opinions

    Hardcore gamers are ruining the game industry. While game sales are breaking many records, they are dependent on a large number of sequels. Instead of searching for innovation, the industry is being driven by a desire for the latest installments in flagship series ranging from games like Call of Duty to Guitar Hero.

    Forum | February 7, 2011

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