Kelly Cahill

Class of 2009

Articles

  • Deliveries dot com

    Campusfood.com has been indulging college students’ voracious appetites (and utter laziness) since 1997. The online company, which calls itself a “virtual food court,” has taken the work out of ordering food for delivery. Forget the hassle of searching for misplaced menus and the inconvenience of having to speak to an actual human being on the phone — with Campusfood.com, delivery menus are al...

    Pillbox | December 3, 2007
  • Freelancing

    If driving a Mercedes Benz, wearing power suits to the office, and vacationing in the Hamptons are part of your five-year plan, freelance writing probably isn’t for you. If, however, you are good with deadlines and rejection, have always loved reading and writing, and don’t aspire to be on the cover of Forbes, you might be the perfect candidate for the job.

    The job

    Pillbox | October 8, 2007
  • Secondhand, first class

    It seems that clothes, like wine and George Clooney, only grow better with age. It should come as no surprise, then, that thrift and vintage stores have become increasingly popular among the hip and stylish. San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district and Philadelphia’s South Street are popular for their quality secondhand stores. Never fear, fashion lovers: Pittsburgh has plenty of vintage clothing t...

    Pillbox | September 17, 2007
  • Cupcaking: What, where, and how much

    Cupcakes aren’t just for elementary-schoolers anymore. Bakeries specializing in gourmet cupcakes are springing up in cities all over the country. Though the trend probably started with New York City’s Magnolia Bakery (of Sex and the City fame), cupcake mania has officially landed in Pittsburgh. Our cupcake guide can point you to the most delicious cupcakes in the city.

    Pillbox | April 2, 2007
  • Child obesity remedy requires parenting, not public service ads

    Obesity has been touted as the new American “epidemic.” With 140 million American adults clinically overweight or obese, it is certainly a valid national health concern. And, unfortunately, it appears that the epidemic is now spreading rapidly to American children. According to the American Obesity Association, 30.3 percent of American kids between the ages of 6 and 11 are overweight, and 15.5 pe...

    Forum | April 2, 2007