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  • Markiplier stream shows how out-of-touch YouTube is

    Mark Fischbach, known online as Markiplier, began his "A Heist with Markiplier" special on Nov. 6. Hardcore subscribers could purchase a $4.99 monthly subscription and help navigate the course of the livestream by "voting on which way they wanted to go with emotes," or emoticons in the live chat: "one red paddle, and one green paddle." What should have been an interactive experience for users and ...

    Pillbox | November 18, 2019
  • Maddy's Monthly Meme Madness

    Welcome to Maddy's Monthly Meme Madness, where we take a look at the Top 5 most-liked memes on the Facebook group, Carnegie Mellon Memes for Spicy Teens, posted in the past month.

    Pillbox | November 4, 2019
  • A Day to Remember

    It appears that everyone who went through a middle school emo phase in the early 2010s, and repressed it, has since come out of the shadows. Maybe I’m projecting. Maybe I’m just bitter at not being allowed to exclusively wear band merchandise and clothes from Hot Topic. Regardless, A Day to Remember is one of the first bands that encapsulates my coming-of-age.

    Pillbox | November 4, 2019
  • Hoodie Allen

    It feels like my past several Pillbox articles have been concert reviews. In these past few weeks, I’ve been to more concerts than I have been in my entire life combined, but I’m not complaining! Last Thursday, Oct. 17, Hoodie Allen performed at Foxtail as part of his Whatever USA tour. After being a longtime fan, and being unable to go to his two previous shows, I finally got to see him. I gues...

    Pillbox | October 28, 2019
  • Chainsmokers Concert

    This past Friday, I got to live my best high school life at the PPG Paints Arena. Not only did I get to see The Chainsmokers; I got to see the band that I obsessed over since their YouTube cover days or, as the 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) fandom used to call, “fetus 5SOS”. This was a collaboration of artists that most wouldn’t have imagined even two years ago, but the mix of these artists in one co...

    Pillbox | October 14, 2019

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