Stuti Pandey Staffwriter

Class of 2011

Articles

  • Want girls in your classes? Survey suggests increase in female degrees

    A newly released study is debunking the myth that men are attaining college degrees at a higher rate than women. The most recent U.S. Census Bureau report on educational attainment reported that in the past five years the number of women with college degrees has increased by 1.2 percent, while the number of men has decreased by 1 percent.

    News | January 21, 2008
  • Statistically Speaking

    Temperatures are lowering rapidly in Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon students are feeling the changes. Although it may seem like Pittsburgh’s weather is always cold and gray, here’s the truth about Pittsburgh weather:

    Highest recorded temperature: 103°F

    Lowest recorded temperature: –22°F

    Average number of days per year with precipitation of 0.01 inch or more: 152

    News | November 12, 2007
  • Kalam on campus

    On Oct. 17, Carnegie Mellon awarded an honorary doctorate in science and technology to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former president of India. During his five-year presidency, Kalam undertook extensive efforts in energy independence and other areas in order to transform India into a fully developed nation by 2020. He is also a proponent of education.

    News | October 29, 2007
  • Columbia row raises questions about CMU policies

    In his now-infamous speech at Columbia University on Sept. 24, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared “We do not have homosexuals, like in your country ... we do not have this phenomenon.” This was one of many statements Ahmadinejad made that offended students and educators, leading Columbia and other universities to defend or revise their policies on whose views should be allowed on camp...

    News | October 8, 2007
  • Statistically speaking

    Sex has always been a popular topic of discussion on college campuses. However, what is being discussed may differ depending on the IQs of the students involved. Recent studies have revealed the correlation between intelligence and sexual activity on campuses nationwide — namely that one’s sexual prowess is inversely proportional to one’s IQ.

    News | October 1, 2007