Matthew Benusa

Class of 2021


  • CMU spring sports update

    The Carnegie Mellon University softball team dropped two games to Geneva College on Wednesday. The scores were 5–4 and 7–2. However, the team managed to take one game from Brandeis on Friday out of their four games this weekend. They won 2–1 but lost 3–2, 5–1, and 6–2. This Tuesday, the team will play two games against Washington and Jefferson College at the UPMC All-American Park, and their weeke...

    Sports | April 22, 2019
  • The Pirates off to a hot start

    After a midweek sweep of the Tigers in Detroit, the Pirates returned home for a three-game stand against the San Francisco Giants. The weather all weekend varied between blue skies and ugly, gray rain: classic Pittsburgh weather. And in classic Pirates fashion, the homestand offered varying levels of ecstatic hope and heart wrenching sadness.

    Sports | April 22, 2019
  • Pittsburgh's modern social identity has roots in Negro Leagues

    The professional sports teams in Pittsburgh today are responsible for much of the identity of the city as we know it; the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates are small market teams that punch upwards, defeating teams from much larger markets to win championships. Pittsburgh is a small city with an outsized national reputation, something that holds especially true in the sports world.

    Sports | April 15, 2019
  • SDC wins Buggy for second year in a row

    The 99th annual buggy sweepstakes took place on Friday and Saturday morning over Carnival Weekend. All of the races took place between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. as Schenley Drive, Frew Street, Tech Street, and Margaret Morrison Street closed down to accommodate the event.

    Sports | April 15, 2019
  • CMU Inc. must learn to embrace the humanities

    Two events in the past year have highlighted the extent to which Carnegie Mellon has become a corporate entity, not a place for higher education. The first is the push by University of Pittsburgh graduate employees to have their union recognized by the state, and the second is Emma Flickinger’s op-ed last semester on the sorry state of undergradua...

    Forum | April 8, 2019