Shweta Suresh Contributing Editor

Class of 2011


  • Adichie explores a chaotic time for Nigeria

    On July 6, 1967, Nigeria was officially torn apart by civil war. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book Half of a Yellow Sun retells the horrific pain, fear, and violence of the Nigerian-Biafran War through the eyes of three unique protagonists: a servant boy Ugwu, his master’s rich and beautiful girlfriend Olanna, and an Englishman named Richard. Each character offers his or her own perspective on the...

    Pillbox | April 19, 2010
  • Scotch’n’Soda’s show gets down and dirty

    With the group’s annual Carnival performance this year, Scotch’n’Soda put on “the perfect con,” which, according to director Alex DiClaudio, is synonymous with succeeding at putting on a good bit of theater and getting paid to do so.

    Pillbox | April 19, 2010
  • Pausch remembered in Marinelli’s new book

    Late Carnegie Mellon computer science professor Randy Pausch’s influence may have increased exponentially after the Last Lecture, but, according to colleagues, he had been an inspiring individual to work with throughout his time at Carnegie Mellon.

    News | April 19, 2010
  • Leadership Perspectives

    With the beginning of a new semester and year, The Tartan looks forward to a fresh start with a new editorial staff, and as publisher and editor-in-chief, Kristen and I have our own goals for the paper. We believe that it is essential that The Tartan strongly represent our campus community, and this is among our goals for the semester.

    Forum | February 1, 2010
  • Station Square offers great night life

    While it may seem that Pittsburgh doesn’t have very much to offer when it comes to dining and entertainment, it is actually quite the opposite. Areas that are looked upon as the cultural hubs of the city were not very accessible to the student population until a semester ago, but these places — namely, Station Square and SouthSide Works — have now been opened up to Carnegie Mellon students through...

    Pillbox | November 2, 2009

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