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Desanctified churches get new life

Everybody knows the ubiquitous signs outside churches: schedules for Sunday services, inspirational quotes from the Bible, and advertisements for Saturday...

Facts of a geisha

Can any movie do justice to the book it is based on? While Hollywood script-writers seem to have a hard time following books’ storylines accurately, the...

Headhunters headline at Mr. Small’s

I’m standing in a smoky Pittsburgh rock venue with my eyes fixed on the stage. One of the biggest groups in jazz — The Headhunters — is sitting up there,...

The sleep schedule of the alpha student

Sleep. An increasingly rare commodity among university students nationwide, it’s that which is craved yet seldom fully enjoyed. It’s that feeling of blissful...

Gallery Crawl: Can you keep up?

Let there be art! On Friday, Pittsburgh proved its art scene had a pulse. The thriving artist community of Pittsburgh staged a series of 12 unique gallery...

Lie about drugs, and deal with the Big O

We kick off our four years here at Carnegie Mellon with a hearty game of “Two Truths and a Lie.” Usually the first person to go falls prey to saying something...

A penny saved...

Beginning Wednesday, the purchase of a single card will allow students to support devastated areas while also getting good deals at local shops. That’s...

Write a book! These students did

How do you write a book? In an attempt to answer this question, I interviewed three Carnegie Mellon students who know a bit about the subject. I talked...

Tailgate with a sports-movie marathon

If no one has told you yet, the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to the Super Bowl. Super Bowl XL, to be exact (that’s 40, for all you non-Romans). When...

Dollar Movie

Wednesday, February 1 Waking Ned Devine 10, 12 Kirk Jones, the man behind the new film Nanny McPhee, made this movie back in the day. Like, all the way...

Did You Know?

50 Years Ago February 7, 1956 The Tartan printed a blazing editorial criticizing its detractors. Among the complaints students harbored about the newspaper...

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