Chloe Thompson Senior Staffwriter

Class of 2016


  • Time to end the Twinkie

    Last week, Apollo Global Management and C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. started the bidding over who gets to resurrect the Twinkie. The two private-equity firms aim to achieve this act of necromancy with a joint offer of $410 million. This means that somebody, somewhere, is going to pay a ridiculous amount of money to ...

    Forum | February 4, 2013
  • More people should not signal tighter population restrictions

    When more people currently live on the planet than ever before, should we institute laws that regulate how many children people should be allowed to have?

    Forum | January 28, 2013
  • In the age of smartphones, privacy reform for tech is necessary

    The question of electronic privacy is a big issue these days. What with our personal lives splattered all over Facebook and Twitter, maintaining privacy while participating in the online world can be difficult.

    Forum | December 3, 2012
  • Ingrained prejudices are combatted by feminism

    In The Tartan’s last issue, Anna Walsh wrote a wonderful article on Ms. CMU and its “Who Needs Feminism?” campaign. Her conclusion was that Carnegie Mellon still needs feminism because of the sexism that still exists on campus. I agree with her 110 percent. Sexism is pervasive, not just on this campus but pretty much everywhere you look.

    Forum | October 29, 2012
  • Ellie Goulding's second album falls flat

    Halcyon, Ellie Goulding’s second album, is not bad. But it isn’t particularly great, either.

    Pillbox | October 15, 2012

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