Matthew Benusa

Class of 2021


  • Tartan soccer teams fall to Brandeis in doubleheader

    On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Carnegie Mellon University men’s and women’s soccer teams competed in a doubleheader of soccer games against Brandeis University, with the men’s team going first at 11 a.m., and the women’s team following at 1:30 p.m. Unfortunately, each team lost to Brandeis by a score of 1–0 and 2–0, respectively. Each game was a tough matchup for Tartan’s soccer, especially the women’s ...

    Sports | October 8, 2018
  • Will #MeToo have a voice in sports?

    Last week, well-respected German news outlet Der Spiegel dropped a stunning headline: “The Woman Who Accuses Ronaldo of Rape." In light of the past year of allegations against powerful men in various industries, this is sadly not a shocking headline, but it is shaking soc...

    Sports | October 8, 2018
  • Tiger Woods is back, and golf is exciting once again

    The past few years have seen Tiger Woods in awful pain, giving terrible performances on the course. I’m sure we are all aware of the Woods’s disappearance since the early part of this decade, and the effect it has had on the game of golf as a whole. There’s a Saturday Night Live skit from 2009, where Jason Sudeikis plays a lost PGA commissioner trying to find a solution to their Tiger Woods proble...

    Sports | October 1, 2018
  • Tartan volleyball extends win streak to nine games

    The first set went up, reached the apex of its parabolic arc, and fell down back to Earth like a firework climbing into a black night sky, and was spiked into the ground for what would have been a point if the match had started yet. Instead, the hitter’s face ended up mashed into the net for an awkwardly exciting start to the second home match of the Tartan’s volleyball season. The Tartans were 6–...

    Sports | September 24, 2018
  • Champions League set to launch

    Soccer fans in the Northern Hemisphere know it’s fall every year when the Champions League Group Stage rolls back around, and after a few months off, the tournament is all set to kick off again. As expected, the top teams of Europe—the Manchesters’, the Madrids’, et al.—are back for the 64th edition of the League, but the surprise of the year is a return to the Champions League by Swiss side Young...

    Sports | September 17, 2018