Jim Puls

Class of 2006


  • Community appreciates constructive disagreement

    On Wednesday, I received a message from my Lutheran Student Fellowship e-mail list promoting several events meant as alternatives to Sunday’s TBA showings. While I was at first somewhat amused — what is this, another outcry from the minority religious right? — it dawned on me that the approach they’re taking is a bit different.

    Forum | April 3, 2006
  • Motorola SLVR combines form and function

    On the heels of creating the first revolution in cell phone design in years, Motorola has finally released a follow-up to the 10-million-selling RAZR. Its new non-flipping cousin shares the thin profile, the laser-etched keypad, and the silly four-letter vowel-deficient naming scheme: meet the SLVR.

    SciTech | February 13, 2006
  • Build a moat for your cyber-castle

    Imagine this: You?re living in a city where, all of a sudden, the crime rate skyrockets. City officials tell you it will be at least several years before it could even have a chance of going down. What do you do? Do you take steps to protect yourself? Upgrade the locks on your doors? Put bars on your windows? Form a neighborhood watch group? Hire a private security force? Move out?

    Forum | September 19, 2005
  • New bus routes will take students to Waterfront and the South Side Works

    Just in time for the 2005?2006 school year, the Port Authority of Allegheny County is planning major service changes to take effect on Labor Day. Of greatest interest to Carnegie Mellon students will be the new 59U service to the South Side Works via Oakland, and the two 61-series buses to Squirrel Hill and beyond.
    Now, students will finally have a public transit option to the South Side Works, t...

    News | August 29, 2005
  • News analysis: Motives behind 20 million

    Tuesday afternoon, some six hours after the announcement of a landmark $20 million donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to build a new computer science building, faculty, staff, and students had a chance to celebrate at a catered reception in Newell-Simon Hall?s Perlis Atrium.

    Forum | September 20, 2004

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