Sujaya Balachandran

Class of 2014


  • High school junior embodies legacy of justice

    Jesse Lieberfeld, a junior at Winchester Thurston School, wrote an essay titled “Fighting a Forbidden Battle: How I Stopped Covering up for a Hidden Wrong.” The essay tied for first place in the prose category of Carnegie Mellon’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Writing Awards. In the essay, Lieberfeld describes how he grappled with his support of Israel as he watched its treatment of Palestinians grow...

    Forum | February 6, 2012
  • The Great Book Robbery

    “Farewell, my library! Farewell, the house of wisdom, the abode of philosophers, a house and witness for literature! How many sleepless nights I spent there, reading and writing, the night is silent and the people asleep. Goodbye, my books! I know not what has become of you after we left: Were you looted? Burnt? Have you been ceremonially transferred to a private or public library? Did you end up ...

    Pillbox | January 30, 2012
  • Faculty, students discuss FCEs

    As the fall 2011 semester at Carnegie Mellon draws to a close, Faculty Course Evaluations (FCEs) are made available to students to evaluate courses and professors. Students’ responses will be reviewed by the university, which uses them to make decisions regarding course curricula and faculty promotion.

    News | December 5, 2011
  • Sites of Passage bridges America, Egypt

    The Mattress Factory, a museum of contemporary art, showcased modern artwork created by Egyptian and American artists as part of Sites of Passage, an installation that began in September and will continue until Jan. 8. Co-curator and performance artist Tavia La Follette guides visitors on a tour of an array of artwork that includes photographs, paintings, film, music, and other audio. Much of th...

    Pillbox | November 21, 2011
  • ‘Owning Our Airwaves’ panel discusses issues of diversity in media

    A panel of media experts, policymakers, and Pittsburgh residents engaged in a community dialogue last Monday that covered a variety of issues concerning quality of reporting and the state of media in Pittsburgh. Titled “Owning Our Airwaves: A Community Dialogue with Media Policymakers,” the event was held in the University Center’s McConomy Auditorium at 7 p.m.

    News | October 3, 2011