Shawn Fakhari Staffwriter

Class of 2009


  • Scottish terrier to make its debut as mascot Nov. 10

    Over the last two weeks, students have been wearing shirts featuring a silhouetted Scottish terrier with the tagline “See what all the barking’s about!” Others have been walking the campus with ‘invisible’ dog leashes. These stunts are part of the university’s promotion of Carnegie Mellon’s official mascot graphic, which will be unveiled Saturday during the last home football game of the season.

    News | November 5, 2007
  • Science, technology, and art experts to speak

    Lectures this week will cover topics in science, art, and technology. Today, Shanna Helen Swan will present a lecture on human fertility. Tomorrow, Catherine Opie will discuss her work in photography. And Thursday, Yuichiro Anzai will speak about how technology has facilitated human-robot interaction to create a global world.

    News | March 5, 2007
  • Making it official: Mascot debate ensues

    To the audience at the mascot town hall meeting held in McConomy Auditorium last Monday, one thing was certain — Carnegie Mellon needs an official mascot.

    News | February 5, 2007
  • Statistically Speaking

    While Carnegie Mellon has yet to declare an official mascot, the Scottie dog has a long history of cheering on the Tartans. Here are some numbers that explain how things came to be the way they are today:

    First documented use of Scottie dog image on the Carnegie Mellon campus: 1940

    First time a student donned the Scottie dog costume: 1957

    News | February 5, 2007
  • Pittsburgh Google office opens

    For those searching for something new in the Steel City, Google has an answer.

    Google officially opened its Pittsburgh engineering office, Google Pittsburgh, on November 17.

    News | December 4, 2006