• Unusual Magic

    I have always loved magic. While casting spells through magic wands can be fun, there’s something interesting about less obvious magic...

  • Moonlight and the Oscars Blunder

    "Moonlight," created by director Barry Jenkins, was never meant to be the hugely successful movie that it is today. In fact, Jenkins told...

  • Practicing Community

    We all hope to find a community in college—a place where we belong—because we’re among students with similar values. At last! Emancipated...

  • CMU's Strengths and Weaknesses

    Since the Fat Letters recently went out to the incoming class of 2021, I thought I would share some of what I think are CMU’s strengths and...

  • Campus Profile: Jennifer Kuflewski

    1. Tell me a little about yourself (year, major, hometown) I’m a junior chemistry major on a biology track, from Newtown, Pennsylvania. 2)...

  • Spring into Pittsburgh

    I may be biased as a Pittsburgh native, but I don’t think CMU students realize how great of a city Pittsburgh really is. Spring is a great...

  • Ed Sheeran's ÷

    This Friday at 12 A.M., Ed Sheeran’s newest album “÷” dropped on Spotify. This is his first album since 2014, so I was pretty hyped for...

  • Breaking out of “The Bubble”

    As a CMU student, it’s been all too easy to let the stress get to me. Deadlines, group projects, extracurricular, essays took over my life...

  • Five Adorably Small Tattoo Ideas

    If you're a minimalist looking for new ink to express yourself, here are five different designs that are sure to make you smile. 1. Star A...

  • A Look Back at TartanHacks

    Last weekend, I participated in TartanHacks 2017 and all in all, it was a great experience. For one, it was the first hackathon I’ve been...

  • How to Stay Healthy at CMU

    Being fit and being healthy are two completely separate concepts. Some people make the choice to lead fit lives, and not everyone chooses...

  • Campus Profile: Ruijie Fu

    Favorite Color? Black Birthday? July 8th Major? Physics Favorite Food? Lobster Where are you from? Xian, China Why did you choose CMU? Its...

  • Campus Profile: Kiana Leong

    Kiana is a unique girl in Carnegie Mellon University who is smart and has killer style. Literally. She often applies makeup that molds her...

  • Campus Profile: Nanaki Singh

    Name: Nanaki Singh Year: Freshman Major: Mathematics Birthday: April 6th Favorite color: plum or olive Favorite book: Breakfast of...

  • Perspective is a Beautiful Thing

    In light of election day’s events, I would like to share my story for why I will always vote with an open mind and heart. My story starts...

  • Coffee is Your New Best Friend

    Coffee may taste like heaven in a Starbucks drink and get you through the hellish week of finals, but what good is it to your health? Makes...

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