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  • Finding a community

    We've all heard the fable of the sticks: a single stick is easily broken, but a bundle is much harder to break. It's cheesy and cliche, but many cliches exist because they carry at least a grain of truth. For me, this fable succinctly summarizes one of the largest lessons I have learned in my past three years at Carnegie Mellon.

    Forum | August 19, 2019
  • Walsh Op-Ed

    Former Congressman (R - IL) and current conservative radio show host Joe Walsh is someone I remember having intense feelings about for nearly four years. Him being a Tea Party conservative and me leaning left is an obvious sign of political disagreement, but I had always thought of him as someone who cared more for voting for a candidate who aligned with his own party, rather than his own beliefs....

    Forum | August 19, 2019
  • Catholic's take on Notre Dame

    As someone who grew up Catholic, the Notre Dame fire hit especially hard. I had never visited myself, but it was (and still is) on the top of my "places to visit" bucket list. Although it's comforting to know that much of the church was kept intact and nobody was hurt, the burning of the church highlighted how much the Catholic Church appears to conflate a place of worship with the faith itself.

    Pillbox | April 29, 2019
  • Continuing climate activism past CMU

    College kids tend to be more socially conscious, and students at Carnegie Mellon are not an exception. Many of us feel that we have a moral obligation to take care of our environment and invest in our planet's future. Different projects around campus this academic year have demonstrated the impact of plastic waste. 2019's Carnival theme centered around sustainability. Different hackathons encourag...

    Forum | April 29, 2019
  • Maddy's Monthly Meme Madness

    Welcome to Maddy's Monthly Meme Madness, where we take a look at the Top 5 most-liked memes on Carnegie Mellon Memes for Spicy Teens posted in a month.

    Pillbox | April 29, 2019

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