Kelly Cahill

Class of 2009


  • Killer robots pose moral and branding issues for University

    The Gladiator is a vehicle that looks like a miniature cross between a tank and a Jeep. It can climb over huge mounds of rock and navigate an urban jungle. It is a remote-controlled robot equipped with cameras that can see through smoke and darkness. If it seems like an awesome toy, keep in mind that as it conquers terrain both rugged and urban, the Gladiator can launch tear gas and flashbang gr...

    Forum | March 5, 2007
  • Point/Counterpoint: Campus bike riders

    Point: Cyclists need to be more considerate

    Kelly Cahill

    Forum | February 26, 2007
  • Deep blue sea, great big screen

    Since the 2004 release of Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11, it is no longer uncommon to find documentaries gracing the screens of your local cineplex instead of moldering away on forgotten library shelves. Films like Fahrenheit 9/11 and March of the Penguins not only made it to movie theaters, but were largely successful. But the best way to watch any documentary is still on the biggest scree...

    Pillbox | February 5, 2007
  • Gift card epidemic wreaks havoc on Christmas spirit

    Instead of the usual tiny mountains of red and green bundles stacked under the Christmas tree this year, I found myself being handed a neat pile of what appeared to be small, gift-wrapped envelopes. These holiday “surprises” bore the unmistakable shape of the gift giver’s fail-safe: gift cards.

    Forum | January 22, 2007
  • We're hot. Let's celebrate that once a month.

    “We’re a big nerdy school. That’s what everyone thinks,” said Jonathan Kyle, a sophomore mechanical engineering major. Kyle and two fellow sophomore mechanical engineering majors, Carlton Reeves and Randolph Scott-McLaughlin, are going pretty far to make sure people see that Carnegie Mellon students have beauty to go along with their brains. The group has created the Teaser Calendar, featuring 12 ...

    Pillbox | December 4, 2006