Katie Chironis

Class of 2012


  • The happy mask: Carnegie Mellon must address stress culture

    “I can't do this anymore,” my social, popular, and highly capable friend sobbed into my shoulder. It was the second week of the school year, and she'd just officially taken a semester leave of absence from Carnegie Mellon.

    Forum | December 3, 2012
  • SIO should be able to handle student traffic

    Most services at Carnegie Mellon would probably be best described as “perfectly adequate.” Health Services system? Eh, it works. The CAMEO library interface? It is hard to use, but seems to run all right. Blackboard? It’s a pain in the butt, but we’ll live, I guess.

    Forum | April 30, 2012
  • Distant Worlds performs music of Final Fantasy

    The Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra presented its Final Fantasy concert this past Saturday, where it was received by a crowd of hundreds at the Benedum Center downtown. “It’s because of you, the fans, that we are here,” said conductor Arnie Roth as he took the stage — and looking around, that was certainly true.

    Pillbox | February 27, 2012
  • Skyrim lives up to Bethesda’s legacy

    The much-anticipated fifth game in the Elder Scrolls series, Skyrim debuted last week to overwhelming critical acclaim. You know something’s huge in the gaming world when even CNN gives it a mention, and Skyrim definitely jumped that bar on its launch date.

    Pillbox | November 21, 2011
  • Study shows ‘vegetative’ patients can be aware, conscious

    A recent research study conducted by the Brain and Mind Institute at the University of Western Ontario has determined that some patients previously thought to be in a vegetative state are actually aware and conscious. A group of patients with severe brain damage (diagnosed as “vegetative”) was asked to perform simple activities, such as imagining a closed fist and other movements of their hands an...

    SciTech | November 14, 2011

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