Douglas McIntyre Editor-in-Chief

Class of 2009


  • Senate should work with UC staff

    In the Jan. 30 issue of The Tartan, Student Senate announced its intention to evaluate the use of the University Center, particularly the Scotland Yard game room on the lower level (“Initiatives by Student Senate are underway”). We of the University Center staff support this idea. However, Student Senate is not working with us to see this idea come to fruition.

    Forum | February 13, 2012
  • Loose story lines, shabby costuming, and mediocre acting

    On specialized channels like Oxygen, ABC Family, and BET, the made-for-TV movie makes its comfortable home. Pop culture often mocks the “Lifetime movie” — rife with the same stories about abused women who fight back at the men who are oppressing, suppressing, and repressing them.

    Pillbox | March 1, 2010
  • Drama department gets down to business

    The business world of the 1950s was apparently rife with men who did nothing but spit out a lot of pretty words — at least according to Shepherd Mead in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. The book, originally published in 1952, satirized the corporate sector by reminding the reader that his attractive secretary may have been placed with him as a test, as someone may be “interested...

    Pillbox | November 16, 2009
  • BU student’s blog attracts lawsuit

    In October 2008, Jess Zimmerman, a junior political science major at Butler University in Indiana, started his True BU blog discussing Greek life and the student government, among other groups.

    News | November 9, 2009
  • Quantum Theater reinvents classic operetta

    It took 250 years of history and five different writers to bring Candide to Pittsburgh’s former Don Allen Auto City. Last Thursday night, Quantum Theater presented the first of many performances of Leonard Bernstein’s operetta, as adapted from Hugh Wheeler’s adaptation of Voltaire’s original work.

    Pillbox | November 9, 2009