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  • Why do young people make so many 9/11 jokes?

    I know the title is a lot, but give me the benefit of the doubt here. This article is basically a two-sentence thesis surrounded on both sides by highly defensive qualifications of that thesis, like a rhetorical Oreo where the creme filling is me explaining why my friends think 9/11 is funny, and the proverbial cookie is just me spending 1,400 words trying to make it clear that I don't personally ...

    Forum | September 11, 2023
  • Campus Coffee Review

    To prepare you for finals week, I've compiled a ranking of all the coffee on campus according to a rigorous rubric that was checked and approved by the culinary critics of pillbox, so you can be properly caffeinated for your many upcoming all-nighters. Godspeed and god bless, I hope you all pass your exams.

    Pillbox | May 1, 2023
  • Tree of Life shooter faces death penalty

    On Oct. 27, 2018, Robert Bowers walked into the Tree of Life Synagogue, also home to New Light and Dor Hadash congregations, opened fire, and killed 11 people. According to the ADL, this makes it the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S. history. His case is now going to trial — he has been charged with 63 county and federal charges, 22 of which can merit the death penalty.

    News | May 1, 2023
  • Bed Bath & Beyond's bankruptcy sends meme-stock world into a spiral

    On Sunday, April 23, the home goods retail giant Bed Bath & Beyond filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company has been on the decline for months, staving off bankruptcy by raising funds through a series of ambitious [stock offerings](https://www.cnbc.com/2023/03/30/bed-bath-beyond-again-warns-of-bankruptcy-with-new-stock-offering....

    News | May 1, 2023
  • How to know if The Fungus is in your dorm

    As I'm sure everyone has heard, the Student Dormitory Council recently made an announcement telling residents to check for signs of The Fungus growing in their dorm room. While everybody now knows how to identify common signs of Fungal colonization, here are some more subtle and less obvious signs that it may have reached you!

    Pillbox | April 24, 2023

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