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Class of 2018

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  • Advice for Awkward People

    Dear Shanley and Rachel,

    Hello. So The CIT Ball is coming up this week, and I’m super pumped to go. So the thing is, I know that the guy usually asks the girl… But I was so excited about the ball that I thought that maybe I should be the one to ask a guy. In a panic with only a week until the ball, I decided to ask one of my close guy friends. I guess I may have made TOO big of a deal about it...

    Pillbox | February 13, 2017
  • Dr. Strange’s whitewashing sadly not so strange, still damaging

    In the weeks before its release, Marvel’s new movie Doctor Strange generated controversy and confusion surrounding its choice to cast Tilda Swinton, a white actress, in the role of The Ancient One, a character who was a Tibetan monk in the original comic series. Many people saw this casting choice as taking the role away from an actor of Asian descent and whitewashing the character.

    Forum | November 14, 2016
  • Voter suppression remains prominent in U.S. elections

    Title 18, section 594 of the United States Code specifically states that voter intimidation at any election in which a federal position is being determined is punishable by fine, jail, or both. This is why different groups of states have banned firearms, prohibited partisan advocacy, and, in Montana, banned the offering of alcohol or tobacco near or inside a polling place. This is also why the Dem...

    Elections | November 7, 2016
  • Drama Queens!

    °“Queens! Queens!” was the call-and-response cry heard a multitude of times from the Helen Wayne Rauh Theater in Purnell last Thursday night. Drama Queens!, organized by Wendy Arons, professor of dramatic literature, and Kristina Straub, professor in the Department of English, through the Center for Arts and Society here at Carnegie Mellon, was a gathering of six world-renowned performance artis...

    Pillbox | October 3, 2016

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