Jen Johnson Staffwriter

Class of 2009

Articles

  • Did you know?

    100 years ago
    November 14, 1906

    The following obscure quote was published in the personals: “Miss Selheimer loves the Mother Earth. In her efforts to hug it, great was the fall thereof.” We’re not exactly sure what that means, only that it sounds poetic and painful at the same time.

    50 years ago
    November 20, 1956

    Pillbox | November 20, 2006
  • Did you know?

    100 years ago
    November 14, 1905

    The Tartan educated its readers on how best to use a slide rule. The article included instructions for multiplication, along with practice exercises for students interested in mastering the fine art of slide-ruling. Next week: the abacus.

    50 years ago
    November 13, 1956

    Pillbox | November 13, 2006
  • Did you know?

    100 years ago
    November 7, 1906

    The Carnegie Tech Mandolin Club had not been receiving the support it needed from its students. As is the tradition in these times, blame was placed solely on the first-years, or “plebes,” for not giving enough of their musical talents to the club. Good thing that attendance eventually did rise — a school is only as good as its Mandolin Club, after all.

    Pillbox | November 6, 2006
  • Did you know?

    100 years ago
    October 31, 1906

    Pillbox | October 30, 2006
  • Did you know?

    50 years ago
    October 15, 1956

    Pillbox | October 16, 2006