Shlok Goyal

Class of 2020


  • Student activities fee determination needs work

    Much like how voters rarely glance below the top tickets on the ballot, students often don’t take time to glance below the tuition, housing, and meal costs on their Carnegie Mellon bill. If they did, they would notice the largest fee that they have to pay to attend Carnegie Mellon is the activities fee, at a cool $129/semester for undergraduates and $107 for graduates this academic year.

    Forum | January 29, 2018
  • Carnegie Mellon’s hedge fund investments will not pay off

    Academics like behavioral economists have been arguing for years that even professionals cannot consistently “beat” the stock market. This means that the average returns on investments provided by the largest public companies generally do as well as any elaborate attempt by investment professionals trying to find the perfect stocks to invest in.

    Forum | February 20, 2017
  • Report reveals Carnegie Mellon and 18 other universities lost millions on deal

    The Roosevelt Institute released a report last year that revealed that Carnegie Mellon has lost $44.75 million since 2004 on five variable-to-fixed rate swap agreements and is expected to lose $44 million more on these deals.

    News | November 21, 2016
  • Carnegie Mellon alumnus Andrew Tesoro shares his experience working for Trump

    Carnegie Mellon Class of 1975 School of Architecture graduate Andrew Tesoro spoke outside the University Center on Nov. 3, encouraging students to vote for Hillary Clinton by explaining his poor experience with Donald Trump.

    News | November 7, 2016
  • Down-ballot GOP can ride Trump’s coattails to donations

    Moderate Republicans have been decrying Donald Trump’s nomination as not only dreadful for the nation, but also for the party in the upcoming election. While Trump’s candidacy may allow little hope for the country, there is a silver lining for the Republican Party; the dysfunction caused by its presidential candidate will improve the chances of its congressional candidates. In other words, Trump i...

    Forum | October 3, 2016

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