Natalie Schmidt

Class of 2020


  • Advice for Awkward People

    Hey Natalie,

    So I’m about to start my first semester at college, and I come from out of state. I was the only one from my school – from my town, even – to go to Carnegie Mellon, so I feel like I’m all alone here. Everyone in my hometown all went to the same school, so we all practically grew up together. Coming here, I feel like I left everything behind – including all my friends.

    Pillbox | August 20, 2018
  • Interview with Kimbra

    Grammy-winning artist, Kimbra, is a free spirit. Her newest album, Primal Heart is raw, honest, and it tells the story of her journey to musical success. In her interview with Pillbox staffwriter Natalie Schmidt (N), Kimbra (K) opens up about the inspirations for her music and new album, as well as her plans for the future.

    Pillbox | April 30, 2018
  • Interview with Scott Laudati

    Poignant and succinct, expressive and concise.

    Pillbox | April 30, 2018
  • Booth

    It’s that time of the year again — when Carnegie Mellon students pick up their drills and strap on their hardhats to build booths. Booth is one of the biggest attractions of Spring Carnival, featuring multistory structures, interactive games, and beautiful decorations. After unrelenting weather among other challenges, Carnegie Mellon’s Greek and student organizations persevered to build booths cen...

    Pillbox | April 23, 2018
  • Roots of Creation Interview

    Reggae-rock fusion band Roots of Creation is every adventurous music lover’s dream. Combining their love of Northeast reggae and jam/dub influences, the band has masterfully crafted their own stand-out style in the music scene. Their most recent album Grateful Dub released March 9, 2018, debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard Reggae chart. Featuring artists like Fortunate Youth and Stephen Marley, *G...

    Pillbox | April 9, 2018