Brandon Schmuck

Class of 2017


  • Media glamour explains mass killings

    According to a recent article in The Economist, the United States is facing a strange trend: Gun violence has been decreasing overall, but the number of mass shootings has been increasing. In the past 20 years, deaths from mass shootings have risen fro...

    Forum | September 30, 2013
  • Flat is the new phat for Apple’s newest iOS 7

    Over the last few decades, technology companies have fought to edge out competitors with more and more powerful devices. To display their power, they added more detail to their operating systems, with three-dimensional interfaces that bleakly mimicked real-world objects, in an attempt to ease the learning curve for new users.

    Forum | September 16, 2013
  • University stereotypes don’t reflect campus life

    The first time I stepped onto Carnegie Mellon’s campus last fall for my campus tour, I couldn’t help but notice countless festivities occurring beside the Fence, plaid as far as the eye could see, and a diverse array of students. Little did I know that just a year from my first visit, this campus would become a place that I would learn to know and love.

    Forum | September 9, 2013