Sarah Elizabeth Bender

Class of 2019


  • SciTech Briefs

    Disappearing frog populations may be recovering

    Frog species that have been disappearing due to an aggressive skin fungus may be starting to come back.

    SciTech | April 2, 2018
  • Proposed SNAP food packages are insulting, detrimental

    For someone who spends an awful lot of time finding ways to squirrel away savings into the pockets of his absurdly rich billionaire buddies, President Donald Trump seems more than comfortable chipping away at the safety nets in place for those less fortunate than himself. His latest target: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), colloquially known as food stamps.

    Forum | February 26, 2018
  • Gun debate must be handled with respect, understanding

    Three weeks ago, I wrote an editorial advocating for increased or altered gun control. My argument was only one perspective on the issue, and it was meant to inspire conversation with those holding different perspectives than me. However, as this debate focuses on a nuanced, emotional issue, all sides of the argument must be ready to respond with respect and an open mind. Solutions that only take ...

    Forum | October 30, 2017
  • Second Amendment misinterpretation destroys lives

    Gun violence has claimed an unforgivable number of new victims in the United States, thanks to political inaction and general desensitization.

    Forum | October 9, 2017
  • Campus news in brief

    Carnegie Mellon professor Carol Frieze wins 2017 A. Nico Habermann Award

    Carol Frieze was selected to receive the 2017 A. Nico Habermann Award from the Computing Research Association (CRA) as recognition for her successful efforts to increase the achievements of under-represented groups in computer science.

    News | March 27, 2017