Marika Yang Publisher

Class of 2020


  • Highlights of “Breakthrough” 2019 orientation events

    Carnegie Mellon’s undergraduate orientation week begins this Sunday, Aug. 19, and will continue through Sunday, Aug. 26. The summer camp-esque orientation is a way to get to know people and surroundings before classes begin on Aug. 27.

    News | August 19, 2019
  • 5 in 5: Coffeeshops

    5 in 5 is a new series that gives food and drink recommendations for one type of place in five different neighborhoods. To welcome incoming first-years and welcome back returning students, the inaugural article of the series will tackle one of the most important studying places: the coffeeshop.

    Pillbox | August 19, 2019
  • What I wish I knew when I started at CMU

    It’s late in the evening and you collapse on your bed. It’s new, a bit stiff, and either too high or too low for you. Maybe you’re in a triple and have the unfortunate luck of being the top bunk. Maybe you have a rare single, and the room all to yourself. Your clothes have been carefully folded in the standard wood-colored drawers. Your laptop is sitting pristinely on the otherwise empty desk. You...

    Forum | August 19, 2019
  • The most "Pittsburgh" things to do

    For incoming students, welcome to Pittsburgh, or the Steel City, as it was famously nicknamed for its (formerly) nation-leading steel industry. As you begin the next chapter of your life in Pittsburgh, get to know your new home. Here are some of the "most Pittsburgh” things you can do.

    Pillbox | August 19, 2019
  • Delta Band uses machine learning to improve workouts

    Walking into the gym in the Cohon University Center, the first level is filled with the sound of weights clanking, machines squealing, and students breathing heavily. From the large mirrored walls to the primary colors of the machines and weights, the area may seem like an unlikely place to inspire a tech startup.

    SciTech | April 29, 2019

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