Articles tagged: stress culture
Forum — April 24, 2017 (Carnival Review)
Meg Whitman, the president and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and former president and CEO of eBay, was just announced as the 2017 Carnegie Mellon University commencement speaker. Although she has ...
Forum — March 27, 2017
“Fun comes to die at Carnegie Mellon.” These words are thrown around casually on a pretty regular basis on campus, yet the significance may run far deeper. Whether one takes this statement with a grai...
Scitech — March 6, 2017
At Carnegie Mellon, stress is a conversation starter. When we have a lot of exams and homework, we feel stressed. When we say you feel stressed, scientifically, what do we mean? Stress is a concept in...
Forum — October 17, 2016
On Oct. 6, Provost Farnam Jahanian sent out an email to the entire Carnegie Mellon community, reporting on the progress and goals of the [Task Force](http://www.cmu.edu/leadership/the-provost/campus-c...
Forum — September 19, 2016
Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among American people aged 25 to 34. Statistics show that about 1,100 American college students commit suicide every year, and one in ten American college ...
Forum — April 11, 2016 (Natrat/Carnival Preview)
As my first year here at Carnegie Mellon rapidly approaches its culmination, I would like to comment on the culture and support network that is being so hotly discussed around campus. As a person with...
Forum — March 28, 2016
Every day seems to bring a renewed discussion of Carnegie Mellon’s feared stress culture and how it tears the souls from bright-eyed and bushy-tailed young students who come to the school ready to lea...
Forum — October 19, 2015
You wouldn't normally think, especially at Carnegie Mellon, that it’s possible to “exceed” a workload. However, even here, there are students who apparently work more than their share — the overachiev...
Forum — September 21, 2015 (TOC)
Hello! I am the Carnegie Mellon University Class of 2019+. In high school, I was a pretty big deal.
Forum — April 27, 2015
The transition from Spring Carnival to finals is stressful. Carnegie Mellon students are finally able to look forward to summer, but often take that deadline as license to push themselves to their lim...