Sophia Levin

Class of 2025


  • Hundreds gather at Fence to mourn Urumqi victims, protest China’s ‘zero Covid’ policy

    The Tartan granted full or partial anonymity to the people we interviewed to protect them and their families.

    On Friday night, roughly 300 Carnegie Mellon and Pitt students gathered at the Fence to mourn the 10 people killed by an apartment fire in Urumqi, Xinjiang. They also protested China’s strict Covid policies and human rights abuses. For most students, this was their first protest.

    News | December 5, 2022
  • Democrats saw surprising success in 2022 Midterms, Chatham panel explains why

    “How were the Democrats able to overcome history?” asked Dana Brown, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics (PCWP). “In the last 22 midterm elections between 1934 and 2018, the President’s party has on average lost 28 seats in the House and four seats in the Senate.” This year, Democrats lost just a net of [six congresspeople](

    News | November 21, 2022
  • Women's March rallies downtown, highlights stakes of midterm elections

    When family members told Rashod Xavier Brown that they did not plan to vote because neither candidate impressed them, Brown said he refused to let that fly. At a rally on Saturday, Oct. 8, he told a crowd of 200 people that voting is more than a personal decision. “That is not only your life that you don’t care about. That is my life,” said Brown, a trans man who serves as the Community Health Spe...

    News | October 10, 2022
  • ‘Against Carceral Tech’ organizes march, promotes facial recognition ban

    Roughly 60 people gathered in front of “Walking to the Sky” last Monday to protest carceral technology. The march was organized by Against Carceral Tech (ACT), a joint effort between the Coalition Against Predictive Policing (CAPP) and CMU Against ICE. They advocated for a city-wide ban on facial recognition.

    News | October 3, 2022
  • Class photo raises questions about campus work culture

    First-year students swarmed into four groups on the Cut, their energy zapped after a week of Orientation. “It had been a long day, so nobody was really thinking or worried about” the design, said fine arts first-year Kate Myers. When Carnegie Mellon’s official Instagram page posted the image on August 24, students were surprised to see they had spelled “work,” a heart replacing the “o.”

    News | September 12, 2022

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