Marika Yang Sports Editor

Class of 2020

Articles

  • SDC teams dominate 99th annual Buggy competition

    Every year, Carnegie Mellon University’s Spring Carnival features many exciting events, from the creativity of Booth at Midway to the bright colors of Holi on the Mall. One event that stands above the rest as a true year-round event is Sweepstakes, better known as Buggy.

    Sports | April 23, 2018
  • EarthTime visualizes human impact on the planet

    Carnegie Mellon University and the World Economic Forum (WEF) jointly launched a new website to the public, EarthTime.org, on Earth Day, April 22, 2018.

    The interactive website allows people to view images of the entire world and the visual impact that humans have made (and continue to make) on the planet. Images captured by NASA satellites cover a period from 1986 to 2016.

    SciTech | April 23, 2018
  • NBA Playoffs: Get ready for Cavs-Warriors, yet again

    The NBA Playoffs are already underway! What is in store this year? Will anyone break the Cavs-Warriors finals? Or, will the two teams meet for the fourth time in a row (Warriors lead the “championship series” 2-1)? Can the Rockets finally break through? Here are The Tartan’s NBA Playoffs Predictions.

    Eastern Conference

    Sports | April 16, 2018
  • Three Minute Thesis competition won by English PhD student

    Carnegie Mellon University held its fifth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Championship last Tuesday, April 10, at Kresge Theater. The competition challenges PhD students to orally present their thesis in three minutes in a way that is clear and interesting to a non-expert audience. Prizes of $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000 are awarded to the first, second, and third place winners, decided by a panel o...

    News | April 16, 2018
  • The Annihilation of Asian Representation

    What does Natalie Portman have in common with Mickey Rooney, Tilda Swinton, and Scarlett Johansson?

    These actors, all of whom are white, have acted in film as characters who are of Asian descent, or who are of Asian descent in the original iteration of the character.

    Pillbox | April 9, 2018

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