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A sad day for ballet

Ballet-goers who went to see the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre?s October 6 production of Carmen at the Benedum Center saw more than they bargained for that...

"Breaking the Box"

As most students know, Carnegie Mellon University has heralded its creed as ?innovation with impact? for years. Kai Gutschow of the CMU architecture department...

Gruesome stories from Guantanamo

Specialist Sean Baker, a soldier stationed at the United States? Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, naval base, was dressed as a detainee for a practice drill one...

Jonathan Safran Foer

Looking for an event that will merge the worlds of your swankified hipster friends and the upper-middle-class philanthropists you left in suburbia? Just...

The Perceptionists

These days, it seems most rap music all too often deteriorates into pointless and redundant rhymes about guns, women, and drugs. When hip-hop group the...

Bored in class?

Sitting in a large lecture hall on a particularly lazy day, I looked around and noticed that more than half the class had a laptop with multiple screens...

The Go! Team, off to a good start

I admit it: I jump to conclusions. I make largely unfair assumptions based on first appearances. Judging books by their covers? Let?s update that adage,...

$ Movie

Wednesday, October 19 Strangers on a Train 10 12 Alfred Hitchcock is seriously the man. The father of suspense thrillers directed this movie about a...

Big Al's Metal Review

Title: And They Shall Take Up Serpents Artist: Byzantine Label: Prosthetic Records A few decades ago, before the age of high-tech toys, the only means...

Did ya know?

50 years ago October 18, 1955 The Tartan reported on high hopes for the new snack bar in Donner dormitory. A caption under a photo of the new snack...

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