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Class of 2017


  • Parks ends, but Leslie will stay feminist hero

    Tuesday marks the series finale of Parks and Recreation on NBC, and I’ll be very sorry to say goodbye to Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler). While Parks and Rec has a strong ensemble cast and witty writing, it is Leslie’s strength that drives the show. The town of Pawnee, Indiana is flawed and absurd, but Leslie shows us what a feminist can look like in 21st Century middle America.

    Forum | February 23, 2015
  • Warhol’s life illuminated by time capsule reveal

    The Andy Warhol Museum opened Time Capsule 524 in Warhol’s 610-part series last Friday. This “Out of the Box” event was led by Warhol Museum chief archivist Matt Wrbican and Time Capsules Cataloguer Erin Byrne in the Warhol museum’s small theater. The real star, however, was special guest Benjamin Liu. Liu worked with Warhol for many years as an assistant, and provided commentary on the various ...

    Pillbox | February 9, 2015
  • Racism is Halloween's spookiest costume

    Since we are now caught between two major fall holidays, let’s take time to reflect on their cultural significance.

    Forum | November 3, 2014
  • Independent Scotland will affect EU

    This Thursday, Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country. This is not the first time such a referendum has occurred, but it seems to be the first time that it has a chance of passing.

    Forum | September 15, 2014
  • Students must overcome effects of CMU Bubble

    As excited as we may be to welcome our friends back to campus, we know what lies ahead: long nights, busy days, and stressful interactions. Rest is one of the first things to disappear from our routines, but even before sleep there is one more thing we sacrifice: our connection to the outside world.

    Forum | August 25, 2014

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