Sophia Levin

Class of 2025


  • UPMC workers demand right to unionize in single-day strike

    “For 2 years we protected you,” read a shield-shaped sign. “Now protect us.” On Thursday, dozens of UPMC workers walked off the job. Strikers gathered at UPMC headquarters in downtown Pittsburgh demanding unionization rights, higher wages, and bet...

    News | November 22, 2021
  • Transphobic acts of vandalism target all-gender bathrooms

    In early November, the All-Gender Restroom Access Committee launched an initiative to increase bathroom inclusivity across campus. Below gendered restroom signs nailed into walls, the Committee stuck foam panels reading: “This is a multi-stall restroom open to everyone. CMU ...

    News | November 22, 2021
  • CMU eases mask restrictions, cases stay high in Allegheny

    On Nov. 8, Carnegie Mellon COVID-19 Coordinator and Vice President for Operations Daryl Weinert sent an email inspiring confidence and encouraging continued cautiousness within the university’s community. In a new step toward normalcy, Weinert wrote, “We are slightly adjusting the minimum requirements for facial coverings.” The relaxations were introduced in response to students, faculty, and staf...

    News | November 15, 2021
  • Dining staff demands raises, benefits in union negotiations

    During their first week on campus, many Class of 2025+ students were unimpressed with their initial introduction to food at Carnegie Mellon University. O-Week activities may have distracted students from the limited options available, but Carnegie Mellon dining staff were fully aware. In an interview with The Tartan, one service worker (A) who wished to remain anonymous recalled that “orientation ...

    News | November 8, 2021
  • Republican wins overshadow new slate of Democrat mayors

    A year ago, voters took polling stations and mail-in ballots by force; the 2020 presidential election amassed the highest voter turnout since 1900. If 2021 election results are any indication of public opinion...

    News | November 8, 2021

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