Carnival 2019, “Planet Earth,” was a weekend packed with different activities, shows and rides in traditional Carnegie Mellon University fashion. While most visitors associate Carnival with some of the showiest events, like Booth or Buggy, seeing Carnival up-and-running is a whole different world from the behind-the-scenes set-up. Want to know more about some of the … Continue reading Carnival 2019 Recap: How Students Used Their Passions to Make an Unforgettable Experience
There’s always a lot happening on campus, but especially on the weekends. Sports games, club events, school assignments—it’s hard to keep track of it all! And at a university as diverse and enriching as Carnegie Mellon, it’s easy for students to get a serious case of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). A good idea to … Continue reading Campus Spotlight: The Frame Gallery
Community Kitchen Pittsburgh is a non-profit foundation that provides culinary training and job placement services to adults who face employment barriers. Launched in 2013, CKP helps people train for higher than entry-level positions, and the food the trainees prepare serves local schools and institutions. As an initiative, CKP is able to provide benefits at multiple levels … Continue reading CMU Dining Spotlight: Community Kitchen Pittsburgh
The CMU Pantry is committed to reducing hunger among students by providing nutritious food for free; improved food accessibility means an overall healthier campus community that can flourish. Brought to fruition by the Graduate Student Assembly’s Basic Needs Working Group and the Campus Food Insecurity Committee, the pantry opened on November 9, 2018 and served … Continue reading My First Trip to the CMU Pantry
At Carnegie Mellon University, it’s no surprise that students are career-oriented. What many fail to recognize, however, is the abundance of skills to be gained from working campus jobs, even if they’re not major-specific!
The CMU Housing Model At Carnegie Mellon, there are fifteen housing communities total. Within these communities, student leaders and dedicated staff members live alongside their residents to foster welcoming, tight-knit environments. Each house includes a Housefellow, a Community Advisor (CA), and a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). First Year housing is required and guaranteed for … Continue reading Want to Be Involved in Your Community? Consider Becoming a Resident Assistant!
With finals approaching, it’s hard to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving your brain a break … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways to Unwind this Finals Season