Amanda Cole Contributing Editor
Last weekend, Carnival took over campus as booths, buggies, and mobots competed for top prizes while campus media organizations, such as The Tartan, worked to provide coverage of the events.Forum | April 20, 2009
Website offers way to hold Obama accountable
Politicians make a lot of promises during their campaigns. Out of a desire to be elected, they promise to lower taxes, improve education, reduce crime, or improve the economy. These promises — and the winners who don’t keep them — have become commonplace in American politics.Forum | January 26, 2009
Sonya Barclay remembered by colleagues
Sonya Barclay, a recent Ph.D. graduate from Carnegie Mellon, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Presbyterian Hospital. Barclay, 49, received her Ph.D. in history last spring.
Barclay did not pursue the common path in life. She devoted herself to taking care of her sick parents for much of her adulthood, putting off her aspirations of obtaining a college degree until she was in her 30s.News | January 19, 2009
Football ends season with 28–21 win over Chicago
The Carnegie Mellon football team concluded this year’s season at home with a 28–21 victory over the University of Chicago Maroons last Saturday at Gesling Stadium. The win put the Tartans at 5–5 for the season, continuing the 34-year streak of non-losing seasons.Sports | November 17, 2008
How Things Work: Intelligent Cutlery
It’s happened to everybody: putting too much salt in a bowl of soup, too much sugar in a glass of tea, or too much vinegar in a homemade salad dressing. Repeated taste tests are required to reach the perfect ratio of one ingredient to another — or are they?
Connie Cheng and Leonardo Bonanni, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have invented what they call an intelligen...SciTech | November 10, 2008