Student Government Debates
McConomy Auditorium. 3/22 7 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon is slated to elect its Student Body President, Student Body Vice President, Vice President of Finance, and Vice President of Organizations in the coming weeks. Several campaigns for these positions are already in full swing. With election season roaring into action, The Tartan is hosting this year's debates. The debate for Student Body President and Student Body Vice President promises to be a pointed discussion on the issues that concern the Carnegie Mellon student community. In a similar vein, a debate for Vice President of Finance and Vice President of Organizations is going to be held on Wednesday, March 23, at 5 p.m. in Baker Hall 136A.
Wednesday 3/23 and Thursday 3/24
Bob and Dave and Ren
The Helen Wayne Rauh Studio Theater. 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Bob and Dave and Ren, the School of Drama's newest production, is premised on a fictional conversation between artists Robert Irwin and David Hockney with writer Laurence Wechsler as their moderator. The production is inspired by Wechsler's famous books — Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees and True to Life. With the tone of a romantic comedy, the three characters discuss the grand themes of art, love and life.
Gateway To India
Cohon Center Wean Commons. 6 p.m.
Gateway To India promises to be an interesting glimpse into the culture and traditions of a country famed for its vibrancy and color. Organized by Carnegie Mellon OM, the event will feature India-themed interactive activities, as well as free samples of cuisine from the various regions of India.
Rashid Auditorium. 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Come be a part of Carnegie Mellon's own independently organized TED event! The theme of this year's conference is 2 + 2 = 5. As such, the conference is expected to focus on how the whole of something can be greater than the sum of its parts when you employ parallel thinking and unique ideas. Speakers for the event include Carnegie Mellon students and faculty, as well as guest speakers from around the country.
Old Allegheny County Jail Museum Tours
440 Ross Street. 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 1 – Oct. 31 (Every Monday)
When the former Allegheny County Jail was renovated to house the Family Division of the Court of Common Pleas, a portion of a cell block was preserved. The Allegheny County Jail is offering free tours of this cell block every Monday till the end of October.
Contact: (412) 471–5808
The Miller Gallery. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Mar 19 – April 10, 2016.
The Miller Gallery's second major exhibit of the year, Self-Driving Car is the final MFA Thesis Exhibition for artists Daniel Allende, Zhiwan Cheung, Nima Dehghani, Ada-Scarlett Hopper, Jesse Kauppila, Tucker Marder, and Daniel Pillis. The exhibit, composed of installations and performances considered as experimental as they are opaque, is united by the notion that all these artists, having just completed their MFAs, are completely in control of their own lives — in self-driving mode going forward.