Claire Morgenstern Contributing Editor

Class of 2009


  • College students protest Proposition 8

    In the wake of the presidential election that spurred a movement of unprecedented numbers of young voters, political experts speculated as to whether young people would continue to take an active role in politics. Saturday they got their answer — a resounding yes. Thousands of college students participated in a nationwide protest of the passage of Proposition 8, the state bill in California that r...

    News | November 17, 2008
  • Lecture Preview

    Title: Journeys Lecture — Marilyn Taft Thomas, “Living Life with a Purple Crayon”

    News | November 10, 2008
  • Election 2008: Second-largest youth voter turnout in American history

    Several hundred Carnegie Mellon students gathered in Rangos Ballroom on Tuesday night to watch election night coverage and weather the final hours before Barack Obama was elected as the first African-American president of the United States. But the election of 2008 was historic for another reason — students who cast a vote in Tuesday’s presidential election (or mailed in an absentee ballot) were p...

    News | November 10, 2008
  • Lecture Preview

    Title: University Lecture Series — “National Health Care Reform the Massachusetts Way”

    News | November 3, 2008
  • Michelle Obama speaks on husband’s plan for presidency

    Mrs. Obama entered Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall to standing ovations and deafening applause of a diverse crowd of supporters, from university students and professionals to parents and their children, octogenarians, and a group of “firefighters for Obama” wearing matching yellow T-shirts. Mrs. Obama was introduced by several local and state representatives, including Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Rav...

    News | October 27, 2008