Kerry Mills

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  • We need a better grading system for the pandemic

    The COVID pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives, from the ways we communicate and interact to an upheaval in higher education. During March of this year, thousands of college students were abruptly sent home and transferred to Zoom University in the middle of their Spring semester. At Carnegie Mellon, there was a temporary change in grading policy, allowing students to elect for classes t...

    Forum | October 5, 2020
  • Review: Little Fires Everywhere, a timely novel of issues

    Fires break out in a utopian late 1990s town called Shaker Heights in Ohio. A town based on all of the right virtues, images and people was set aflame because of one match and a large supply of natural gas. This match was Mia Warren and her daughter, Pearl. They become inextricably intertwined with the fates of the esteemed Richardson family. Once the Warrens chose this town to stay in for a while...

    Pillbox | September 21, 2020