Anna Walsh Contributing Editor

Class of 2013


  • Where does your student activities fee go?

    When considering the submitted organization budgets last spring, the Joint Funding Committee (JFC) had to sort through over $1.6 million in requests. The committee only ended up allocating $1.12 million, meaning that it had to tighten restrictions on what could be funded — and one of the costs that didn’t make the cut was spring break trips.

    News | November 5, 2012
  • SBVPF proposes student activities fee increase

    Carnegie Mellon students may see an increase in their activities fee in the near future. On Thursday, Student Body Vice President for Finance Jon Mark announced via email that he is proposing a $24 increase in the semesterly student activities fee that would go into effect at the beginning of the next academic year.

    News | October 29, 2012
  • Writers read diverse prose

    Looking at the panel members at the “Pocketful of Prose” reading and discussion last Thursday in the Steinberg Auditorium, one immediately noticed the differences between the three writers sitting at the table.

    Pillbox | October 29, 2012
  • Propagating sexism has consequences

    Ms. CMU, a new organization on campus, held a “Who Needs Feminism?” campaign at the Fence last week. Its efforts are part of a larger campaign that first started at Duke University in April and spread like wildfire thanks to Facebook and Tumblr.

    Forum | October 15, 2012
  • Ramen remixed: improving a dorm classic

    While I was watching the Cooking Channel a few weeks ago, an advertisement came on for Maruchan Ramen Noodles that showed a white, suburban, middle-class family happily enjoying prepackaged noodle products together. I rolled my eyes; with the family’s over-enthusiastic responses to ramen aside, it seemed unlikely that that family represented Maruchan’s main customer base. At a mere 40 cents a pack...

    Pillbox | October 15, 2012

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