Marika Yang Sports Editor

Class of 2020


  • 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
  • Sports Briefs

    Women's Tennis

    The ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team won a battle on the road at 19th-ranked University of Mary Washington on Saturday, April 7, when the Tartans pulled out a 5–4 win. The victory puts the Tartans at 14-3 for the season.

    Sports | April 9, 2018
  • Autumn Hair jumps toward CMU track & field success

    Fresh off competing at Carnegie Mellon University’s annual Quad meet, junior Autumn Hair is ready to finish the last four weeks of the track and field season.

    Sports | April 9, 2018

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