Former fraternity now houses select first-years
The beginning of the school year brings a loss and an addition to the fraternity quad this fall. Last semester, the fraternity Kappa Sigma was the object of a University investigation after allegations of pledge hazing were reported in The Tartan. Since then, the house has been removed from campus. The former fraternity house has since undergone a dramatic transition, becoming Forbes House: a resi...News | September 7, 2004
N.E.R.D. comes to campus
Last Friday, the band N.E.R.D. performed on the CFA lawn to an estimated crowd of 2500, most of whom were college students from Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh. For anyone unfamiliar with the band, N.E.R.D. originally started as a creative outlet for The Neptunes. Here?s where it gets confusing: Neptune is a division of Star Trak Entertainment, and The Neptunes are producers. Two ...Special | April 19, 2004
Candidates Announce Campaign Bids
Last Wednesday, four candidates for 2004?2005 Student Body President had their petitions officially verified.
They are, in alphabetical order, Timothy Bowen, a sophomore English major; Erik Michaels-Ober, a junior ethics, history, and public policy major, with running mate Julie Beckenstein, a sophomore self-defined English major, who is endorsed by student senate chair Vito Fiore; Jason Pock, a...News | March 29, 2004
Friday Fire in Morewood was No Drill
Last Friday evening, at 7:20 pm, a fire broke out on the second floor of Morewood Gardens B-tower. The fire was severe enough to warrant an evacuation of that wing of the residence hall.
Firefighter Darvy Hicks said that firefighters responded to the scene after receiving the signal from the fire alarm system along with multiple calls from residents. Police officer Jay Hendershot reported that i...News | March 29, 2004
Lacrosse team now two for two with most recent win
On Sunday, through intermittent bursts of blinding snow and gusting wind, the men?s lacrosse team played its second game of the season against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), winning 10-9. CMU started off to an early lead of 6-0 in the first quarter, retaining possession of the ball nearly the entire period. However, IUP answered back in the second quarter and brought the halftime score ...Sports | March 22, 2004