Lydia Green Operations Manager

Class of 2018


  • The word activists are looking for is "rights," not "privilege"

    About a year ago, I wrote an article in The Tartan about race and privilege. In the piece, I argued that all white people are inherently privileged and systemically racist. The article seemed to be mostly positively received, but I found that I had to explain and defend my argument to some of my friends — ones who strike me as good people who...

    Forum | April 2, 2018
  • PA-18 results signal national political shift before midterms

    On Tuesday, March 13, Democrat Conor Lamb of Mount Lebanon, PA beat his Republican opponent Rick Saccone of Elizabeth, PA in a close special congressional race in the southern suburbs of Pittsburgh. Donald Trump won this race’s district, Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, by nearly 20 percentage points in 2016. Causes of the district's dramatic flip, as well as what other Democrats in red...

    Forum | March 26, 2018
  • CMU students and professors react to controversial tweet

    Just after winter break, several Carnegie Mellon students and professors engaged in a Twitter discussion about the best practices for teaching coding. The thread was brought to awareness after former adjunct professor in the School of Computer Science, Robert Seacord, tweeted, “As a Carnegie Mellon professor, I didn’t spend a lot of time...

    News | February 5, 2018
  • Pennsylvania supreme court rejects gerrymandered map as unconstitutional

    Last Monday afternoon, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Pennsylvania’s congressional district map, which was approved in 2011, violates Pennsylvania’s state constitution. In this case, a group of Pennsylvanians, including the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, has sued the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania [claiming](

    News | January 29, 2018
  • Bar Buddies: Brunch Edition

    After days of cramming and somehow simultaneously having too much and not enough sleep, you had to drag yourself out of bed this morning at an ungodly hour for an 8:30 a.m. final.

    Pillbox | December 4, 2017