Juliana Schnerr

Class of 2020


  • Elysia Crampton

    It’s not often that you attend a lecture where the speaker purposely revels in the “self-sabotage” of getting sidetracked. It is difficult to tell a story without boundaries, but somehow Elysia Crampton, who spoke at Carnegie Mellon’s Studio for Creative Inquiry last Friday, was able to tell a story while also challenging the idea of what a story should be. Crampton is a critically acclaimed elect...

    Pillbox | October 9, 2017
  • Q+A with Christian Lopez

    Talking to acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician Christian Lopez felt a lot like talking to a Carnegie Mellon student. He’s incredibly driven and incredibly busy. Only 22 years old, Christian Lopez released his second album Red Arrow on Sept. 22, kicked off a tour last Friday, and already has plans for his next project in the works. A high achiever, Lopez is driven by a genuine passio...

    Pillbox | October 9, 2017
  • Q&A with Tyler Bates

    Friday night I found myself backstage at Stage AE surrounded by black leather-clad, heavily makeup-ed, world-class musicians. These were not just any musicians, they were the members of Marilyn Manson’s band. Among them was Tyler Bates, a highly sought-after rock guitarist who has proven himself a master at creating astounding musical narratives.

    Pillbox | October 2, 2017
  • The Moth

    Thursday night, I found myself standing in the lobby of the Byham Theater surrounded by couples young and old, groups of artsy friends, and entire families, as we waited to see The Moth mainstage event Voices Carry. The Moth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art of storytelling. Unlike The Moth’s more commonly known StorySLAM events, which feature the stories of audience members, mai...

    Pillbox | September 18, 2017
  • CMU Survival Guide

    As someone who is in constant flux between days when I feel overwhelmed and incompetent and days when I feel in control and impossibly content, I wouldn’t necessarily say I’m qualified to give advice on how to survive (let alone thrive) at Carnegie Mellon.

    What I can say is I love it here, but it took some time to learn how.

    Pillbox | September 11, 2017