Sarah Mogin

Class of 2009


  • More hits than misses

    Within the first five minutes of Point Park University’s presentation of the musical Assassins, the audience is staring down the barrel of a gun. Then two. Then eight. The men and women behind the firearms are some of the most notorious, misunderstood, and loathsome figures in American history; they are the assassins of U.S. presidents, from John Wilkes Booth (Matthew Benedict), who shot Abraham...

    Pillbox | March 24, 2008
  • Express theater at Pitt

    Red eyes, sleepless nights — ah, the life of a playwright. All that was especially true last weekend, during the University of Pittsburgh’s Redeye Theatre Project (RTP), when teams of theater enthusiasts got together to write, rehearse, and perform eight original one-act plays, all in 24 hours. Unlike more time-consuming theater endeavors, RTP offers a casual, short-term, and generally experimenta...

    Pillbox | March 24, 2008
  • Craig Street’s Asian trifecta

    While some stand indecisive at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Craig Street, deadlocked between the corporate Starbucks and the pleasantly alternative Kiva Han, hungrier Pittsburghers face a more formidable decision: where to go for Asian food. Mere minutes from Carnegie Mellon, the Forbes-Craig region offers a veritable trifecta of options, such as chow fun, lo mein, and “with broccoli,” among ot...

    Pillbox | March 3, 2008
  • Bush founds own library and museum at SMU

    On Friday, Feb. 22, Southern Methodist University (SMU) announced that it will host the Bush Library Center. This will include a presidential library, a collection of archives related to a president’s tenure, and an institute, which members from the George W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation have expressed will “celebrate” the president’s terms in office, according to a Feb. 25 article from *I...

    News | March 3, 2008
  • Penelope: Not your average fairy-tale

    Though the offbeat fantasy Penelope begins with the words “Once upon a time...” the movie is far from an ordinary fairy-tale. Starring Christina Ricci as the title character, Penelope is a charming, hilarious, and at times poignant testament to the importance of true love and self love.

    Pillbox | March 3, 2008