Patrick Pettibon Staffwriter
Cell phone tower installed on Warner
Cingular Wireless installed a new cell phone tower on the roof of Warner Hall three weeks ago.
Telecom, a division of Carnegie Mellon’s Network Services Department, has worked on a project to increase cell phone reception across campus for the past decade, stated Chuck Bartel, the director of network services for the Division of Computing Services, in an e-mail.News | November 13, 2006
Local high school students create popular podcast
Two Pittsburgh high school students have been broadcasting the deepest truth of their hearts over the Internet. Their show, Acorns and Merlot, has grown in popularity as one of the only podcasts in the country produced entirely by high school students.News | October 30, 2006
End the Iraq war with proper funding and support
An article in the September 22 New York Times pointed out a concrete example of the tremendous personnel strains in the armed forces: National guardsmen who traditionally spend five years at home between foreign deployments are now getting an average of only three years before redeployment.Forum | October 2, 2006
Students recount experience at Darfur rally
As their friends prepared to go out to parties the night of Saturday, September 16, Timi Abimbola and Megan Larcom, two first-year students, boarded a bus for the Big Apple. The trip resulted in a front-page photo in The New York Times.
Abimbola and Larcom traveled to New York City to participate in a demonstration that was part of the global “Day for Darfur.”News | September 25, 2006
Béla Fleck and the Flecktones play Pittsburgh
Matt’s Big 3
What I Liked: The Individual MusicianshipPillbox | September 18, 2006