Izzy Sio Pillbox Editor

Class of 2020


  • Everyone is Welcome

    As a part of Carnegie Mellon’s Sustainability Weekend, The Frame Gallery hosted "*Everyone is Welcome* — An Inclusive Sustainability Showcase," curated by junior art major Anna Schulz. The exhibit was held from Wednesday, April 4, to Sunday, April 8, and a reception was held on Thursday, April 5. Alongside the works from Carnegie Mellon students that tackled and combined issues about sustainabilit...

    Pillbox | April 9, 2018
  • Studios should "pull a Christopher Plummer" on racist content

    Last Thursday, I saw performances by artists from 1HoodMedia, a group of black musicians and activists who use their platform to speak out about current political and social injustices in order to spread awareness and invoke action. One of the most prominent lines from the set came from rapper LiveFromTheCity, who opened the show by performing his song “Black Girl Magic,” a song that praises black...

    Forum | April 9, 2018
  • Advice for Awkward People

    Dear Izzy,

    I’m heading out to visit my friend at another college, and I’m really excited but really terrified. She goes to a university that’s a lot farther and a lot more different from here, where the campus is a lot bigger and the culture is really different. Basically it’ll be a completely new environment and she’s taking me to all these parties and places and I won’t know anyone there bu...

    Pillbox | April 2, 2018
  • Crazy Rich Asians

    There are two things in my life I have discovered in college that have helped me to find solace and a greater sense of knowledge after growing up in Greenwich, CT, out of touch with my Asian roots: Anna Akana’s YouTube videos and Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians. Incredibly smart and descriptive, along with being hilarious and relatable, Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians is set to become a movie this sum...

    Pillbox | April 2, 2018
  • Even positive stereotypes can create limits and barriers

    When I was younger, I watched a lot of high school sitcoms and television shows where the only Asians I’d see were students that were pointed out for their ridiculously good grades, who were not just good at every subject but also math — the hardest and most difficult subject for students, because, apparently, numbers were hard.

    Forum | March 26, 2018

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