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National news in brief
Department of Homeland Security funding extended by a week
On Thursday, Congress passed a one week extension plan to provide funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which secures U.S. borders against threats. President Barack Obama approved the extension later that night, hours before the Department would have been left unfunded.News | March 1, 2015
Monday, March 2
The Underground. 6:30 p.m.
McCauley, the lead singer from Americana band Deer Tick, will perform at The Underground as part of the AB concert series. The event will also feature discounted food from Housing and Dining Services.
Tuesday, March 3Pillbox | March 1, 2015
Morewood live-in mentor arrested for invasion of privacy
On Thursday morning, ex-Carnegie Mellon student Daniel Jorge was arrested on invasion of privacy charges for allegedly taking photos and videos of fellow Morewood E-Tower residents in the shower and bathrooms.News | February 23, 2015
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UNC/NC State professor gets CMU award
Carnegie Mellon awarded the annual Dickson Award of Science to Joseph M. DeSimone, a professor at both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University.News | February 16, 2015
Jesmyn Ward spins stories
When author Jesmyn Ward finished her speech on Mon., Feb. 5, she received a standing ovation that seemed to last for hours. Members of the audience were clapping, cheering, and some had tears in their eyes — a reaction that is rarely, if ever, seen at the Literary Evenings lecture series hosted by the Carnegie Music Hall.Pillbox | February 16, 2015