Sarah Elizabeth Bender Forum Editor

Class of 2019


  • Campus news in brief

    Carnegie Mellon professor Carol Frieze wins 2017 A. Nico Habermann Award

    Carol Frieze was selected to receive the 2017 A. Nico Habermann Award from the Computing Research Association (CRA) as recognition for her successful efforts to increase the achievements of under-represented groups in computer science.

    News | March 27, 2017
  • Ideological struggle of government should not target vulnerable children

    The inconsistent, impulsive power that is the Trump administration has started creating policies that have direct, harmful effects on the lives of children, and that is simply unacceptable.

    Forum | March 6, 2017
  • America needs empathy, not division

    With Donald Trump’s election to the office of President of the United States, the divide among the American people has widened: there are the bleeding-heart liberals who champion the fundamental rights of all humans and think every small slight is a cause for immediate outrage and offense, and the selfish conservatives who are either too concerned with their own interests to worry about the people...

    Forum | November 21, 2016
  • Trump’s aggressive hate reveals problems with whole GOP

    This is not an article about Donald Trump.

    It will not focus solely on Trump, because that man does not need any more attention in the media. At this point, his notoriety may be the only thing keeping him afloat, to the frustration of many.

    His most recent antics do, however, set the scene.

    Forum | October 17, 2016
  • Hamilton puts representation back in the narrative, tells our story

    When the hit musical Hamilton debuted on Broadway last year, most people had nothing but praise for the rap retelling of the life of Alexander Hamilton. Its songs — which combine rap, hip hop, and more traditional musical theatre styles — and its cast — made up of nonwhite actors who play historically white characters — were an instant success among audiences, musical theatre fans, and casual li...

    Forum | April 18, 2016