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  • Sasha Spalding breaks records, not hearts on Valentine’s

    “College is something you want to remember for your whole lifetime,” sprinter and hurdler Sasha Spalding said, retelling the words that changed not only her Carnegie Mellon experience, but also her life, for the better. The senior business administration major and global systems and management minor gave advice that every student still buried nose-deep in homework ought to notice.

    Sports | February 23, 2015
  • George Degen continues to shine as student and runner

    “It’s all about finding something you like and sticking with it,” distance runner George Degen said about balancing the academic rigors of Carnegie Mellon and athletic demands of his running lifestyle as we met in Doherty Hall. The senior chemical engineering major with a computer science minor has successfully balanced them so fluidly that those around him who haven’t quite yet mastered time mana...

    Sports | February 16, 2015
  • Men’s basketball shakes uneven start on way to big win

    On a blisteringly cold Tuesday night, the Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team took on Geneva College’s Golden Tornadoes in a white-hot battle. Despite early misses and giveaways to Geneva, the Tartans slowly but surely built up their lead before taking off in the second half en route to a resounding 82–53 victory.

    Sports | November 24, 2014
  • CMU women’s soccer wins midweek match in shutout

    On a mild but windy Tuesday evening, the Carnegie Mellon women’s soccer team took on the Penn State Behrend Lions. While quite a few Penn State supporters turned out to root for the visiting team, the Tartans set an aggressive tone early and never relented.

    Sports | November 3, 2014