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  • School of Drama: The Comedy of Errors

    There are some bonds so powerful that neither time nor distance can break them.

    The Carnegie Mellon School of Drama’s production of William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, directed by Don Wadsworth, spoke true to this theme, delighting the audience with a hilarious tale of countless near misses, bizarre coincidences, and outrageous scenarios. And, as with any Shakespeare play, there was ...

    Pillbox | April 22, 2019
  • Screen time, even before bed, has little impact on teenagers

    Screens have become an integral part of our lives. Our phones and computers serve a variety of purposes, from browsing the internet, text messaging, and sending Snapchats to completing homework assignments, programming, and playing video games. Often, we spend more time looking at screens than anything else in our day. This is troubling, since it’s been widely accepted that excessive screen time i...

    SciTech | April 15, 2019
  • Underage drinking in college campuses

    There are many things people associate with the college or university experience. Though it varies depending on the individual, most would agree that alcohol has a strong presence on university campuses everywhere, both in the U.S. and abroad. Some even venture to say that underage drinking and alcohol abuse on college campuses is a national health crisis, and the statistics seem to justify that c...

    Forum | April 15, 2019
  • Betsy DeVos proposes significant changes to Title IX

    While many officials in the Trump administration are mired in controversies or legal battles, there are few as publicly disliked as the sitting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. She has been credited with such infamously bad ideas as proposing to cut federal funding for the Special Olympics and, acting at th...

    Forum | April 8, 2019
  • Portion of Parkland votes suppressed

    The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school on Feb. 14, 2018, was a shocking reminder that in the 21st century, the American public is constantly faced with the threat of gun violence, be it in our schools, public spaces, or places of worship. It seems that every time we look at the news or turn on the television we learn of another gunman, another location, and another slew of victims, d...

    Forum | April 1, 2019