Marika Yang Contributing Editor

Class of 2020


  • 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
  • Scott Reynolds Nelson discusses John Henry and the birth of Rock 'n' Roll

    On Thursday, Feb. 16, Scott Reynolds Nelson, UGA Athletic Association Professor of History at the University of Georgia, visited Carnegie Mellon as part of the Department of History and the University Lecture Series in conjunction with the Hiawatha Project. The award-winning author of Steel Drivin’ Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend and several other books, Nelson revisited ...

    News | February 20, 2017
  • Men's basketball duplicates twin wins against UAA foes

    On Friday, the Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team battled the Brandeis University Judges in a University Athletic Association (UAA) rivalry game, coming away with the victory.

    Sports | February 13, 2017

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