Marika Yang Contributing Editor

Class of 2020


  • Neighborhood Navigation - Mexican War Streets

    After settling into life at Carnegie Mellon over the past two and a half years, I wanted to learn more about the city that has come to be my home. As students, we mostly stay in the familiar parts of Pittsburgh — Oakland, Squirrel Hill, Shadyside. Perhaps some will venture to the South Side to go shopping, or Downtown for cultural events, but there are many eclectic neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, fr...

    Pillbox | February 11, 2019
  • Flu season hits CMU, while preventative research continues

    While students at Carnegie Mellon University and much of the northern United States battle the polar vortex, it almost feels like the flu season has been nearly non-existent, away from minds preoccupied with staying warm and finishing schoolwork. But the flu is very much alive, though at much more average levels compared to last year’s epidemic.

    News | February 4, 2019
  • Marika's Menu - Tacos

    Welcome to Marika’s Menu, a new column all about the joy of cooking! I’ve always loved food, but it wasn’t until I got to college when my love for cooking blossomed. From making a simple stir-fry, to throwing something in the oven, to trying something more complicated, I’m excited to kick this off and share different recipes that apply to all different sorts of occasions.

    Pillbox | February 4, 2019
  • Djokovic dominates, Osaka waffles but earns big win

    Last weekend, the Australian Open concluded with women’s and men’s single champions, both familiar faces, but in very different moments of their career. Naomi Osaka solidified her place as one of the stars of the next generation of tennis players, winning her second grand slam in a row at just 21 years old. Novak Djokovic won his 15th slam, his seventh in Melbourne, inching on Roger Federer’s 20-...

    Sports | February 4, 2019
  • CHiKN Review: A new restaurant that fits right in

    Coming to live in Pittsburgh turned me into a full-blown foodie. I always loved food growing up, but it wasn’t until I arrived in this eclectic city that I discovered so many cuisines from different places around the world, and even different variants of the same cuisine. Some restaurants are better than others, but I’m always excited to try new places. So, imagine my excitement when I discovered ...

    Pillbox | January 28, 2019

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