Brandon Sherman Junior staffwriter
San Diego on fire, still burning
Since Monday, Oct. 22, wildfires in southern California have destroyed thousands of homes, burned hundreds of thousands of acres, killed just under a dozen people, and are still burning. A large area of San Diego was evacuated as the fires encroached on houses, schools, hospitals, and businesses.News | October 29, 2007
Aron Ralston’s courage inspires students
Aron Ralston does not look any different when he is sitting down at a table. But when this Carnegie Mellon alumnus stands up to shake hands, he uses his left — his right arm ends just below the elbow.
Ralston graduated from Carnegie Mellon in 1997 with a degree in mechanical engineering and French and a minor in music.News | October 1, 2007
After equipment theft, AB Tech faces life without mics
The events of Orientation week that most students remember include Playfair, House Wars, and the Clippership Cruise — not the theft of thousands of dollars’ worth of university property. But this year, a substantial amount of equipment belonging to AB Tech was stolen from the Orientation tent sometime between 11 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, and 5 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23.News | September 17, 2007