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  • Spin E-Scooter program debated at recent Pittsburgh city council public hearing

    On April 12, Pittsburgh city council held its first public hearing on the topic of Spin E-scooters since their introduction to the city in July 2021. Spin’s partnership with Pittsburgh originated through a pilot program called Move PGH, an effort to provide city residents with more transportation options. The pilot program will end this July, so in pr...

    News | April 24, 2023
  • 'Daisy Jones & The Six' let me down, and I am not taking it easily

    Sex, drugs, and rock & roll. This is the foundation of Amazon’s new television series “Daisy Jones & The Six,” based on the novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid. The show, set in the characteristic '70s haze, follows the rise and fall of a rock band that is loosely based on the story of Fleetwood Mac. Starring Sam Claflin as band leader Billy Dunne and Riley Keough (Elvis’s granddaughter) as the titular D...

    Pillbox | April 10, 2023
  • Instagram news is getting sillier; just take a look at the Washington Post

    When I think of the most reputable newspapers in the country, I first think of the New York Times and the Washington Post. To me, those are the top-tier journalistic sources — the papers that people subscribe to across the country, not just those living in New York City or Washington D.C. They are so recognizable that they are the only two papers whose slogans I know off the top of my head: “All t...

    Forum | April 3, 2023
  • What to know about Ramadan

    Ramadan, the ninth month on the Islamic calendar, begins Wednesday evening, during which many Carnegie Mellon students will be fasting during daylight hours. To help spread awareness about Ramadan and highlight the students who observe it on campus, I spoke with Muslim Student Association board member Medinat Akindele to answer some commonly asked questions about Ramadan and how it can be observed...

    News | March 20, 2023
  • "Babel" babble: thoughts on theater

    In the world of "Babel," Carnegie Mellon School of Drama’s recent production, childbirth is a matter of perfection. A child’s genes must be analyzed to fit government-imposed behavioral and psychological standards for access to high-paying jobs, comfortable homes, and fulfilling social circles in their lives. This genetic analysis of embryos in utero determines whether doctors designate a baby as ...

    Pillbox | February 27, 2023