Zachary Goldstein

Class of 2019


  • Pennsylvania legislature seeks to reform redistricting

    In most U.S. states, including Pennsylvania, state legislatures determine how to redraw congressional and state legislative district maps every ten years after the census reveals population shifts. And while Democrats have been able to draw redistricting maps in their favor in states like Illinois and Maryland, the Republican Party has been more successful in doing so in Pennsylvania. This is call...

    News | August 22, 2017
  • Ambalo/Atal Ticket Seeks to Empower Students and Bring CMU Community Together

    With Carnegie Mellon University’s Student Government elections approaching, The Tartan spoke with Nikki Ambalo, a candidate for Student Body President, and her running mate, Apeksha Atal.

    Elections | March 27, 2017
  • Carnegie Mellon responds to Trump's immigrant ban

    On Friday, Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order halting the U.S. refugee resettlement program for 120 days, putting an end to the resettling of Syrian refugees in the U.S. indefinitely, and banning citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East and North Afric...

    News | February 13, 2017
  • New add/drop policy limits student choice

    The Academic Policies and Practices (APP) Working Group of the Task Force on the CMU Experience recently proposed new policies regarding overloading on units and course dropping/withdrawal deadlines. The policies, despite being well-int...

    Forum | January 30, 2017
  • Richard Thaler discusses the importance of behavioral economics

    Richard Thaler, one of the most accomplished behavioral economists in the world, came to Carnegie Mellon on Thursday to give a lecture on “The Past, Present, and Future” of his field of study. In the talk, Thaler described his debates with skeptics of behavioral economics, illustrated fascinating examples of human irrationality, and outlined his vision for improving economics by making the field m...

    News | December 5, 2016

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