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‘(Chi)politics’ takes over Connan Room

Advertised around campus as “(Chi)politics,” last Wednesday’s town hall meeting set the tone for what Student Body President Will Weiner and Vice President Meela Dudley hope to accomplish in office.

Lecture probes Israel issue

Max Blumenthal, Jewish-American journalist and bestselling author, presented tackled the topic of Israeli-Palestinian justice to an audience of University of Pittsburgh students and faculty.

Start-up supporter leaves CMU for Harvard

On Thursday, after 22 years of service, Rick McCullough left his position as Carnegie Mellon’s vice president of research to become Harvard University’s vice provost of research, starting Oct. 15.

Twitter co-founder preaches entrepreneurship

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter and Square, spoke to Carnegie Mellon students on Wednesday about entrepreneurship and his vision when founding Square.

Ridge’s plan to ‘brand’ U.S.

Former Pennsylvanian Republican Governor Tom Ridge spoke in Carnegie Mellon’s Kresge Theatre on Thursday about the issues in this year’s presidential campaign.

City-wide climate discussion

Students from several local universities congregated in Wiegand Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon to participate in Carnegie Mellon’s Program for Deliberative Democracy’s (PDD) campus conversation.

MIT economist visits CMU

Carnegie Mellon welcomed economist Andrew Lo for a series of talks on his adaptive markets hypothesis as well as on ways to tackle problems with financial engineering.

Campus News in Brief

This week's news includes a data-sharing initiative to aid in autism research and a grant to a Carnegie Mellon researcher to create robotic pills.

Lecture Previews

This week's lectures include talks by architect Ray Gindroz and former commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan General Stanley McChrystal.

Crime and Incident

This week's incidents include a possible theft in progress at Entropy+ and a suspicious person in Posner Hall.

Statistically Speaking

The Emmys, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ annual awards for the best television programs broadcast in America, were held last week.

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