Marika Yang Contributing Editor

Class of 2020


  • Swimming & Diving: Britton and Bamforth win UAA Titles

    Carnegie Mellon University’s men's and women's swimming and diving teams both posted top-five finishes at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. This year, the championships were hosted by the University of Chicago, with the events spread out over four days beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and concluding on Saturday, Feb. 16.

    Sports | February 18, 2019
  • Marika's Menu: Salmon, Asparagus, and Fried Rice

    This past week's Valentine's Day festivities got me thinking about good date night food and even good food ideas to make with friends. What's something you can cook together that's a bit nicer, more than pasta or mac'n'cheese (nothing against those — I absolutely love comfort food), and a bit more challenging than throwing chicken and veggies in the oven? As a student, it's difficult to commit to ...

    Pillbox | February 18, 2019
  • How Stuff Works: The Science of Film Photography

    Whenever I travel back home during breaks, I always love going through our boxes of old photographs. I'm a nostalgic person. I love looking at photos of my parents before their gray years and their wrinkles, before they had me. I like searching for snapshots of old memories that my brain hasn't held onto. In the boxes, the photos are stored in small packets, their plastic negatives at the bottom. ...

    SciTech | February 18, 2019
  • Tartan basketball teams split games at Brandeis

    In a doubleheader at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, the Carnegie Mellon University women’s and men’s basketball teams competed in hard-fought battles ending with different results.

    Sports | February 11, 2019
  • Marika's Menu - Mom's Favorite Nian Gao

    With the Lunar New Year, many countries in Asia celebrate the new year according to the traditional lunar calendar. In China, nian gao is a popular rice cake made to celebrate the New Year, which is also known as the Spring Festival. Nian gao literally translates to “sticky cake,” but can also mean "year cake" or "higher year" due to the homophonic nature of the language.

    Pillbox | February 11, 2019

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