Marika Yang Contributing Editor

Class of 2020


  • Long Tran balances football and engineering passions at CMU

    It’s the second quarter. Defensive end Long Tran checks into the game. The opposing quarterback scrambles to the right, with Tran in pursuit. He pushes the quarterback into the sideline, causing an interception. Tran’s teammates cheer him on at the end of the play.

    Sports | November 12, 2018
  • Cafe 33 Review

    I’m always in the mood for trying new restaurants, but like everyone, I have my favorite spots that I know won’t let me down. We need these restaurants — places we bring our family when they visit, places we always go to with specific people, places that fit a certain mood or appetite. For me, one of those places is Taiwanese Bistro Cafe 33, better known as just Cafe 33, which satisfies all of tho...

    Pillbox | November 12, 2018
  • Tartan soccer wins season finales

    Both the Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s soccer teams won their season finale at home on Saturday versus the Spartans of Case Western Reserve University. With their 3–1 win over the Spartans (ranked eighth), the men’s soccer team (ranked 23rd) finished 11–4–2 on the season and 3-4 in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. On the women’s side, the Tartans defeated the Spartans 2-1...

    Sports | November 5, 2018
  • the hate u give (review)

    Trayvon Martin. Eric Gardner. Freddie Gray. These are just three of the names of black men who were killed by the police. The Hate U Give adds another name, although fictional, to the list: Khalil Harris. But in this movie, he isn’t just a name, he isn’t just a victim in a grainy video we see on the nightly news. He is a person, a human being, who had a family and loved ones.

    Pillbox | November 5, 2018
  • Carnegie Mellon a week after the Tree of Life shooting

    Jacob Meyers woke up on what he thought would be a typical Saturday morning. But instead, Meyers, a sophomore in Dietrich College, spent the next three hours on his phone, replying to an outpouring of messages from family and friends asking if he was safe as the news of the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue spread. Meyers was in his room, grappling with this hateful and deadly attack o...

    News | November 5, 2018

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