Courtney Wittekind Contributing Editor
Secretary Hillary Clinton visits Qatar campus
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Carnegie Mellon’s campus in Qatar’s Education City last week.
Clinton visited the campus to participate in a question-and-answer session with members of Education City’s community. Students, faculty, and staff chosen to represent each university in Education City made up the audience of 600.News | February 22, 2010
Amizade Global Service-Learning boycotts Ugandan anti-gay law
Amizade Global Service-Learning, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization that offers service-based study to students around the nation, has recently taken a stand for international human rights.
Uganda has been the subject of much debate within the international community for its negative stance on homosexuality.News | February 15, 2010
Student organizations to host Fair Trade Week
Carnegie Mellon’s Fair Trade Week is a small part of an ongoing movement to encourage the purchase and use of fair trade products on campus and throughout Pittsburgh. The concept of fair trade centers on the promotion of sustainability for producers in under-developed and developing countries. Fair trade ensures that producers are paid adequate wages, while also encouraging the maintenance of envi...News | February 8, 2010
Crime and Incident
Feb. 1, 2010
University Police received a report that a cigarette bin was on fire in front of Baker Hall. The area was checked, but no fire was found.
Feb. 2, 2010
A fire alarm was activated in the Alpha Epsilon Pi house. The fire department was dispatched to the location. Officers reported the smoke to be a result of burning food. The alarm was reset.News | February 8, 2010
Blood donation should not be subject to prejudice
“I make a difference!” states a sticker a friend of mine received at the recent American Red Cross blood drive. However, my friend didn’t wear the sticker; instead it’s now stuck inside the back cover of his textbook. It’s a bit ironic that my friend has this sticker cheerfully announcing the nobility of his acts, considering the fact that his blood was rejected. The sticker didn’t exactly serve i...Forum | February 1, 2010