Stuti Pandey Staffwriter
Barack Obama rallies at Pitt
Senator Barack Obama (D–Ill.), Democratic candidate for president, appeared at the University of Pittsburgh on Monday, April 21, hoping to make one last pitch to the people of western Pennsylvania before last Tuesday’s primaries. His efforts did not pay off as his competitor, Senator Hillary Clinton (D–N.Y.), won by a margin of 9.2 percent, earning her 74 delegates to Obama’s 67, according to *The...News | April 28, 2008
Chelsea Clinton appears on Midway
Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination took center stage as her daughter Chelsea appeared on Midway this past Monday.
In preparation for the primary, and in order to increase Senator Clinton’s youth appeal, Chelsea began a nationwide bus tour at Carnegie Mellon by moderating a question-and-answer session.News | April 21, 2008
Campus News in Brief
CIT receives presidential honor
On Feb. 11, Carnegie Institute of Technology was recognized by Learn and Serve America and placed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts to disadvantaged youth.News | February 18, 2008
Valentine’s Day is known by many names: Singles Awareness Day, One is a Lonely Number Day, and Cupid’s Day, among others. As Cupid cast his arrows this past Thursday, people’s emotions ranged from mopey to indifferent. Here are some Valentine’s Day statistics from last year’s holiday in the U.S.:
Percentage of Valentine’s Day cards purchased six days in advance: 50News | February 18, 2008
Digitization changes learning
Students all around the country are now clicking, not writing, to answer questions in lecture every day. The advent of the clicker, distance learning, and tablet laptops has dramatically changed the role of technology in the classroom.
With digitization on the rise, there has been much debate whether this movement comes hand-in-hand with depersonalization.News | February 11, 2008