Nora Mattson News Editor

Class of 2021

Articles

  • Carnegie Mellon rescinds Bill Cosby's honorary degree

    Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. This announcement on Thursday marked the end to a legal battle that has spanned more than a decade, which led to more than 50 women stepping up and saying that they, too, had experienced sexual violence at the hands of Cosby. It also marked the end of another debate that directly involved the Carnegie Mellon com...

    News | April 30, 2018
  • Crime and Incident

    Public Drunkenness
    April 21, 2018
    A man was intoxicated on The Cut during the Wale Spring Carnival concert. University Police responded, and he was provided with medical attention and issued a citation for public intoxication.

    News | April 30, 2018
  • Turley gives Thomas Kerr Lecture on free speech

    Jonathan Turley is one of the most cited law professors in the country right now. However, when he came to Carnegie Mellon this Thursday to give the seventh annual Thomas M. Kerr lecture on Law and American Society, he did not focus on a topic that directly pertains to the law; instead, he focused on what he saw as the extralegal suppression of free speech on college campuses.

    News | April 30, 2018
  • Enigma Machine donation promotes focus on history of computers

    Though perhaps not as well attended as the Wale concert or the Holi celebration, “From Enigma to AI: The Legacy of Pamela McCorduck and Joseph Traub at CMU,” was similarly an event this Carnival weekend that was flocked to by the public.

    News | April 23, 2018
  • Tartan Response to Dury-Agri: The Tartan is not Propaganda

    Last week, a letter to the editor was published that characterized one of our articles as propaganda and irresponsible reporting. I would like to respond on behalf of my writers who work incredibly hard for this paper to these frankly ludicrous claims, since, as news editor, I am responsible for the tone of our news section and not the individual writers who were cited.

    Forum | April 23, 2018