Matthew Benusa

Class of 2021


  • Frustration with CMU Administration: An Ineffective Response to Racism on Campus

    It’s said that a watched pot never boils. The administration at Carnegie Mellon has looked away for far too long, and now, the pot is boiling over.

    Since the murder of George Floyd on May 25, the university community has received two emails responding to racism on campus and in Pittsburgh from the university administration. The first came on May 30, where President Jahanian wrote:

    News | June 4, 2020
  • Student Body Vice President for Organizations candidate: Ethan Rich

    Ethan Rich, a rising senior in electrical and computer engineering, is running for Student Body Vice President of Organizations. Rich has been in a number of leadership roles across campus, including Concerts Chair for the Activities Board, Housing and Dining Chair for the Student Dormitory Council, Finance Committee Chair in the Undergraduate Student Senate, and the station manager of the Carnegi...

    News | April 8, 2020
  • Student Body President and Vice President candidates: Govind Menon and Emma Cohron

    Rising juniors Govind Menon, an information systems major, and Emma Cohron, a computer science major, are running for Student Body President and Vice President. Menon is the vice president of the debate team, a chair member of business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi, and a member of the Committee on Student Organizations. Cohron is the Vice President of administration for Delta Delta Delta, an orienta...

    News | April 8, 2020
  • Student government elections

    Student government elections will take place on Monday, April 13.

    All of the candidates running for office have their platforms on the internet at the Elect@CMU website.

    News | April 8, 2020
  • Protesters demand University of Pittsburgh divest from fossil fuel

    Friday begins with a hush. It’s sometime in the night, right around when the cold settles into your bones, and the ghosts that haunt the academic halls come out. These ghosts know our history, our past and present, and because of that, they know our existential battles. They’ve been on this planet long enough to see what is important, without the threat of death weighing over their heads. Ghosts a...

    News | March 2, 2020