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Week of Sept. 15, 2014

Meredith Newman Sep 14, 2014

September 17, 1914 (100 Years)
The Mechanical Engineering Lab gains a H.K. Porter Co. 100 horsepower locomotive boiler, as well as a De Laverne 10 horsepower oil engine.

September 16, 1964 (50 Years)
In a section called “Readers Write,” one unnamed student voices their concern about classes starting on Yom Kippur, a Jewish holiday referred to as the Day of Atonement.

September 12, 1989 (25 Years)
Tuition increases 7.7 percent for the 1990–91 school year, which amounts to a whopping $14,000. There are many more increases to come.

September 13, 2004 (10 Years)
The Forté Foundation provides aid to the Tepper School of Business to encourage women to pursue careers in business, a field that was 30 percent female at the time.

September 14, 2009 (5 Years)
Carnegie Mellon hosts Tastes of the Tartans to show off new dining options like Tazza D’Oro. The event also includes a nine-hour marathon of The Office.

September 16, 2013 (1 Year)
The humanitarian club Juntos speaks about their summer trip to the village of Rosa Grande, Nicaragua to help with building projects. Juntos was also able to lead art workshops and an educational initiative on how to use Microsoft Office.