Marika Yang Assistant Sports Editor

Class of 2020


  • Students value open dialogue on race at State of the University

    University students and faculty members engaged in an open discussion about their experiences with race issues last Tuesday, Feb. 28, at State of the University: Race at CMU. The discussion was organized by housing community advisors and the Office of Residential Education.

    News | March 6, 2017
  • Women's basketball triumphs at 2017 ECAC championship

    Over the weekend, the Carnegie Mellon women’s basketball team won the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Women’s Championship presented by Visit Myrtle Beach.

    On Friday, the team started with a win against the Brooklyn College Bulldogs.

    Sports | March 6, 2017
  • Jameis Winston reignited concerns over sexist remarks

    Last Wednesday, Feb. 22, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston visited a class of elementary school students in the Tampa Bay area to give a speech with the intention of lifting up and encouraging the younger generation, a common way many local athletes give back to the community during the off-season. However, this photo-op quickly turned into a PR nightmare as Winston proceeded to put ...

    Sports | February 27, 2017
  • Writer Lauren Groff provides insight on writing, criticizes budget cuts, and defends the arts

    Writer Lauren Groff spoke at Carnegie Music Hall as part of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures’ Ten Evenings, sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Press, on Feb. 20. Groff is The New York Times bestselling author of Fates and Furies, which Barack Obama declared was his favorite book of 2015. She is also the writer of The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and the acclaimed short story collection Del...

    News | February 27, 2017
  • Jack Serbin seeks strong finish to fantastic collegiate run

    With one final game left to play in his Carnegie Mellon basketball career, senior forward Jack Serbin is ready to finish with a bang. A leader on the Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team, Serbin leads the team in points per game (17.2), rebounds per game (11.6), and assists per game (2.2). “It’s been a blast and I’ve loved every second of it,” he said in an interview with The Tartan.

    Sports | February 20, 2017