Madelyn Glymour Contributing Editor
Electoral College explained
As election season draws to a close, the candidates for the presidency are making their last speeches in the 11 battleground states that will decide which candidate gains the 270 votes necessary to win the election and goes on to occupy the Oval Office this January.
There are a total of 538 electoral votes at play in the presidential election. In order to be elected president, a candidate must wi...News | November 5, 2012
Crime and Incident
Oct. 28, 2012
A Carnegie Mellon security officer on a foot patrol of the Greek Quad observed an extremely intoxicated student behind the Kappa Sigma fraternity house. University Police and Carnegie Mellon EMS were summoned to assist. The male was treated on scene by EMS and will be cited for public drunkenness.
Oct. 28, 2012News | November 5, 2012
SBVPF proposes student activities fee increase
Carnegie Mellon students may see an increase in their activities fee in the near future. On Thursday, Student Body Vice President for Finance Jon Mark announced via email that he is proposing a $24 increase in the semesterly student activities fee that would go into effect at the beginning of the next academic year.News | October 29, 2012
Campus News in Brief
Professors given Army grant for new prosthetics researchNews | October 29, 2012
Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Eliot Cohen, a professor of international studies at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver a talk titled “Does Grand Strategy Exist?” Cohen’s talk is part of the Center for International Relations and Politics Policy Forum.News | October 29, 2012