Microsoft should stick to what it knows
In the past few weeks, Microsoft has been portrayed as a struggling giant, a company in disarray, and an empire on the edge of disaster. Such talk has been amplified by the company’s massive $45 billion bid for Yahoo! on Feb. 1, perhaps an attempt to counter its growing competition, Google. And although it’s true that Microsoft is no longer the potent force that it was 10 years ago, it’s certainly...Forum | February 11, 2008
All Senate positions filled
For the first time in seven years, Carnegie Mellon’s Student Senate is full.News | December 3, 2007
As Tuesday’s mayoral election approaches, here’s a little information about the city that we call home — Pittsburgh.
Number of bridges: 446
Average precipitation every year in inches: 38
Tons of steel produced in the Pittsburgh area in 1953: 39.8 million
Tons of steel produced in the Pittsburgh area in 2007: 5 millionNews | November 5, 2007
Mayoral candidates, head to head
Name: Mark DeSantis
Political Affiliation: RepublicanNews | November 5, 2007
Wednesday is Halloween, a festival that originated around 5 B.C. in present-day Ireland as a pagan celebration. The celebration has become more commercial than spiritual, and consumers continue to spend more and more money on Halloween-related merchandise each year — a sign that the Halloween spirit is still present today.
Percentage of Americans expected to celebrate this year: 64News | October 29, 2007