Campus News in Brief
Students to attend eco-conferenceNews | October 29, 2007
Benefits of college lag behind rapidly increasing tuition costs
In some not-so-shocking news, the College Board recently announced that the cost of tuition is on the rise. Tuition at public and private universities has risen more than double the rate of inflation. On average, tuition increased 6.6 percent to $6185 at public four-year colleges over the last year, while tuition at private colleges went up 6.3 percent to $23,712.Forum | October 29, 2007
Elections: how do we measure up?
It’s no secret that Carnegie Mellon’s student government elections this year could have run more smoothly. In the past, Student Senate has suffered due to a lack of interest in government elections and overall government participation, as well as technical difficulties, tampering with votes, and delay in approval of the final results. Now that Sean Weinstock and Adi Jain have been declared student...News | October 1, 2007
City’s expensive security plan ignores real issues behind crime
For the most part, I try to avoid taking part in any criminal activity just like every other law-abiding, nose-to-the-grindstone, best-foot-forward Carnegie Mellon student. I also love Pittsburgh just like every Carnegie Mellon student, but I’m starting to have some serious problems with the way the city deals with its public safety issues.Forum | September 24, 2007
Linguistics major announced
Carnegie Mellon faculty members have combined efforts to create an interdepartmental linguistics major, which they believe will further strengthen language study at the university.
The new linguistics major will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the use of language and the importance of language in society.News | April 16, 2007