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  • India finishes their primary elections

    A couple of months ago, I wrote an article on the Indian midterm elections that had just taken place. The results were stunning. The Indian National Congress Party (Congress) had defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Hindi heartland, equivalent to the U.S.'s rust belt, leading political analysts to speculate that the tide has turned in Congr...

    Forum | September 16, 2019
  • Archiving Trash of CMU

    Carnegie Mellon’s 140 acre campus is home to around 14,000 students, who all generate trash every day. For rising sophomore art major Julie Lee, what began as a fun assignment to collect trash items she finds on the campus grounds turned into a crusade to raise awareness of the trash we generate as a community. She started an Instagram handle for the project: @trashofcmu. The account’s bio describ...

    Pillbox | August 19, 2019
  • Old Mill Ride

    This year’s Spring Carnival had a lot of activities and events — from Ferris wheels to the booths built around the theme of “Planet Earth” to Sweepstakes. But this year has also seen the addition of another attraction that was designed and built entirely by Carnegie Mellon students — the Old Mill Ride. The ride is a celebration of visual and sound effects which, put together, create a sensory expe...

    Pillbox | April 15, 2019
  • Pulwama: a victim of terrorism

    This past Thursday, a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers, killing 45 men in the Pulwama district of Kashmir. This incident is the latest in a series of attacks on the Indian Army in the ever-turbulent Kashmir, and Pakistan-based terrorist organization, Jaish-e-Mohammed, has taken responsibility for the attack. The horrific killings have drawn ma...

    Forum | February 18, 2019
  • India finishes midterm election

    In the last two months of 2018, the most important elections in the run-up to the 2019 general elections in India took place in five different states. It was a litmus test to the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and a possible preview of the general elections that are expected to take place in six months.

    Forum | January 28, 2019