Caleb Miller Staffwriter
Why doesn’t CMU have plus/minus grading?
Finals week is looming, and many students are stressing over their last shots at achieving the best possible grades. For students around the country, that might mean aiming to boost their scores by a few points to reach an A- or B+. However, Carnegie Mellon doesn’t offer those options: if you don’t earn an A, you wind up with a B, and if you can’t reach a B, you fall to a C.News | November 25, 2019
Baxter & The Bear
A box of Junior Mints. A black and white cookie. A stack of Risk! cards. For a Seinfeld fan, these seemingly innocuous images will instantly call to mind iconic moments from the show, like Kramer accidentally dropping a mint into a surgery patient or Jerry explaining the key to eating a black and white cookie to Elaine. And that’s exactly the goal of Baxter & The Bear’s alternate movie posters.
...Pillbox | November 11, 2019
Baseball injury update: important players hurt at the end of the season
It’s nearly Oct., which means the Major League Baseball (MLB) playoffs are fast approaching. The MLB season is the longest of the big four sports leagues in the United States, spanning 162 games, compared to 82 games in the National Hockey League and National Basketball Association, and just 16 in the National Football League. The lengthy duration of the MLB season means that as Sept. draws to a c...Sports | September 23, 2019
Anthoine Hubert F2 Crash
Tragedy struck the motorsport community on Aug. 31 when French Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert passed away due to injuries from a high-speed crash at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Hubert, who was just 22 years old, was participating in the feature race for Formula 2, the top feeder series for Formula 1 where young drivers hone their skills before stepping up to the pinnacle of motorspo...Sports | September 9, 2019
Scott Dixon wins fifth championship at IndyCar finale
At 38 years old and with 18 IndyCar/CART seasons under his belt, you would expect Scott Dixon to be slowing down. In fact, the opposite is happening—on Sept. 16, Dixon took home his fifth drivers’ championship with a second place finish at the Grand Prix of Sonoma.Sports | September 24, 2018