Hacking culture breaking into campus
Carnegie Mellon has seen a new wave of students contributing to “hacking” culture over the course of recent years.
One campus club that has contributed to this trend is Make CMU, a hacking-based organization that encourages students to “make things with computers,” according to the group’s website.News | February 25, 2013
Scam warning for CMU campus area
Many Carnegie Mellon University students have recently been targeted by an individual soliciting money in the Oakland area. The suspect, described as an African-American woman, has reportedly been fabricating stories to solicit money from students and Pittsburgh residents.News | February 18, 2013
Trejos discusses inequalities of trade
Former Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica Alberto Trejos presented a lecture about the World Trade Organization (WTO) last Friday at Hamburg Hall.
According to a university press release, Trejos “was Costa Rica’s lead negotiator at the WTO and negotiated Costa Rica’s membership in the Central America Free Trade Agreement.”News | December 3, 2012
Students weigh in on CulinArt nutritional facts
When you order a hamburger from City Grill, pizza from Skibo Café, or pasta from The Exchange, do you know what’s in your food? The Tartan Food Tracker, a project currently in beta version, aims to help you find out.News | November 19, 2012
Blum shares Turing legacy
Lenore Blum, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, recently presented a School of Computer Science Special Talk Lecture. The lecture, which took place Tuesday in Rashid Auditorium, was titled “Alan Turing and the Other Theory of Computation.” Alan Turing is a famous figure in computer science, and is well known for inventing the Turing machine and for his work with the theory of computa...News | October 15, 2012