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City proposes "fair share tax" on tuitions

Last Monday, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl proposed a 1 percent “fair share tax” that would add $400 to Carnegie Mellon’s annual tuition.

House passes healthcare bill

On Nov. 7, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Health Care Reform Bill, under the full name “Affordable Health Care for America Act.”

Bookless libraries increase accessibility

Cushing Academy in Massachusetts gained attention in September when it announced plans to replace its collection with an electronic database.

Carson Loop Bus may draw additional fees

The Carson Loop Bus is one of Carnegie Mellon’s newest services.

Qatar students engage new culture in Oman

After a series of midterms, eight freshmen, accompanied by about fifteen faculty and staff, gathered at the Doha International Airport.

Campus News in Brief

Carnegie Mellon University has purchased a section of property along Forbes Avenue with the intention of extending campus.

Stats speaking

Here are some numbers that show just how large of a project public transit is in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.

Lecture Previews

Milking the Rhino focuses on the growing conflict between humans and animals in our constantly shrinking world.

Crime and Incident

Bicycles were stolen throughout campus in mid-October.


Last week's News article "Despite economy..." stated that the activities fee is $610. For the 2009–10 academic year, the fee would add up to $184.

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