Yiyuan Chen

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  • TEDxCMU showcases talent of Carnegie Mellon professors and performers

    Organized and led by 16 Carnegie Mellon students, the second annual TEDxCMU: Pivot was held on April 1. The team of students brought nine speakers and two performance groups to the six-hour event, including professors, students at Carnegie Mellon, and guest speakers recommended by sponsors.

    News | April 3, 2017
  • Professor highlights mounting challenges of the Latino community after Donald Trump's election

    On Feb. 15, Van C. Tran, an associate professor of sociology at Columbia University, visited Carnegie Mellon to discuss issues regarding Latino assimilation and challenges faced by Latino immigrants after President Trump’s election.

    News | February 20, 2017
  • Yet another movie to remind you of the social norms

    Every time I've walked into a movie theatre in the past three months, I've been reminded at least once that LEGO Batman would be coming out in mid-February, suspiciously near the holiday filled with love, public displays of affection, overpriced heart-shaped chocolate boxes, and, for some, the stinging sensation telling them that they are still single and that's not okay. Thankfully, the movie t...

    Pillbox | February 13, 2017
  • Students share concerns on changing add/drop/withdrawal course policies

    On Jan. 24, Carnegie Mellon Student Senate and the Graduate Student Assembly organized a student forum to discuss the university’s current academic policies regarding overloading courses and its timeline for adding, dropping, and withdrawing from courses. Representatives from Academic Policies and Practices (APP) discussed students’ main concerns regarding the current academic practices, their gen...

    News | January 30, 2017
  • Students respond to Greek lease changes

    In late November, Carnegie Mellon Housing Services finalized the proposed changes in Greek housing’s 2017–18 lease. Some major proposed changes include discontinuing the collection of non-rent fees through the university sign over forms, restricting Greek organizations from subletting to boarders over the summer, and increasing the rent of Greek Quad housing by 5 percent in the next three years. I...

    News | December 5, 2016