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  • Writing a résumé:“ Tips and hints to make yourself look good on paper

    When going to the BOC or TOC, it is important to have a strong résumé to make you stand out from all the other candidates — in a good way, of course. Here are some short, informal guidelines for those who have never written a résumé before.

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    Special | September 10, 2012
  • Trayvon Martin case shows social stigmas have yet to disappear

    Many people know about Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Florida by a neighborhood guard named George Zimmerman on Feb. 26. Zimmerman chased down Martin, who had nothing on him but a bag of Skittles and an iced tea, and killed him after the boy allegedly begged for his life. Zimmerman wasn’t arrested because he claims that he felt threatened, which allowed him to use e...

    Forum | April 2, 2012
  • Pittsburgh should embrace new hipster label

    They’re everywhere nowadays — sitting in coffee shops and riding their fixies around town with their oversized non-prescription glasses, tight jeans, and notable facial hair (although that’s mostly guys).

    Forum | January 23, 2012
  • Women find support, give advice in bathroom stalls

    Everyone finds inspiration at different times in different places, but inside a bathroom stall may not be the first place most would expect. Many Carnegie Mellon women may have noticed “Share and Support” walls in women’s bathrooms in Hunt Library, Margaret Morrison, Baker Hall, Porter Hall, or even off campus at Kiva Han. These walls were created anonymously as a project to observe how women inte...

    Pillbox | December 5, 2011
  • Revolving doors are unsafe

    There is one thing that always seems to plague students here at Carnegie Mellon when they attempt to enter a building — getting stuck in a revolving door. Though these doors can be annoying and hazardous, many times it is humorous watching others struggle in and out of buildings.

    Forum | October 3, 2011