Cover Story: Ridiculous
There are many ways to describe Carnegie Mellon undergraduate Xochina El Hilali. Not unlike most of her classmates, she has ambitions of success. But, though she is not yet out of college, in many ways her life has already been a success even if her late grandfather might have a quibble or two.
In This Issue
For those of us not living in Qatar, Silicon Valley, or some other snowless locale, winter can be quite a day-to-day challenge. That’s why it’s always nice to take a break from the shivering routine for a cup of hot chocolate and something entertaining to read, such as the Carnegie Mellon Today January issue. It’s packed with inspiring articles—including the cover subject, CMU student Xochina El Hilali, whose story is “ridiculous.” Her profile will leave you with a warm feeling.