Madelyn Glymour Contributing Editor
Table-sharing initiative to take on Tazza D’Oro space issues
Since spring break, Tazza D’Oro has begun offering table-sharing placards, backed by a Student Senate initiative.
The placards, available at the counter in the center of Tazza D’Oro, indicate that a person is willing to share his or her table with a stranger. The initiative is based on similar table-sharing initiatives in some local cafés.News | April 22, 2013
Incoming president Subra Suresh visits campus
Carnegie Mellon welcomed President-Elect Subra Suresh and his family with pomp and circumstance on Thursday night, with a series of speeches in McConomy Auditorium and a reception in Rangos Hall.News | February 25, 2013
Obama for America scientist speaks
“You don’t need to solve the entire problem to do something useful,” Obama for America chief scientist Rayid Ghani told the packed audience in the Gates Hillman Complex’s Rashid Auditorium on Thursday. A Carnegie Mellon graduate, Ghani faced a problem that was easy to phrase but hard to solve: Where should the Obama 2012 presidential campaign put its money, advertisements, and volunteers in order ...News | February 18, 2013
Lowry paints unrealistic portrait of evil
Son, the final installment in the quartet of novels that author Lois Lowry began with the Newbery Award-winning The Giver, should really be two books. It tries to tell two stories. The first story is as beautifully executed as one would expect from Lowry, but it is cut unsatisfyingly short to make room for the second, which is too thin and rushed to make much of an impact.Pillbox | January 28, 2013
Coffee grounds, plastic forks get new life at Tazza D’Oro
Carnegie Mellon students and staff have come together to test out a new composting program at Tazza D’Oro.
The program, part of the zero-waste composting project at Carnegie Mellon, placed a bin at Tazza D’Oro Café and Espresso Bar. Customers now have the option of composting their food and biodegradable utensils.News | January 21, 2013