Anna Walsh Contributing Editor
Tales From Abroad: Prague
Last fall, when I would tell people that I was spending the following semester studying abroad in the Czech Republic, I invariably received two questions: “Do you even know Czech?” and “Do you at least know someone else studying abroad there too?” When I cheerily replied, “Nope!” to both those questions, it was followed (usually a bit incredulously) by, “Then, why would you pick the Czech Republic...Pillbox | September 10, 2012
Akin’s rape comment reflects GOP policies
You've probably already heard about U.S. Representative Todd Akin's now-infamous statement made last week: "From what I understand from doctors, [pregnancy from rape] is really rare," Akin told KTVI Fox News. "If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."Forum | August 27, 2012
Etiquette Guide: Look like you know what you’re doing
This whole week, you’ll probably be inundated with information about Carnegie Mellon: how to use the Port Authority buses, how to get along with your roommate, and how to be prepared for your classes. While that information is important and useful, it doesn’t really teach you how to deal with Carnegie Mellon’s unique idiosyncrasies. So here are a few tips on how to seem less like a first-year (no ...Pillbox | August 19, 2012
Giant Orientation calendar
Student Affairs Welcome and Overview of Student Services. McConomy Auditorium, University Center. 10:45 a.m.
Student Services Resource Fair. Kirr Commons, University Center. 11 a.m.
Mellon College of Science Welcome Program. McConomy Auditorium, University Center. Noon.
Dietrich College Welcome Program. Baker Lawn Tent. 1 p.m.Pillbox | August 19, 2012
John R. McNeill
Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Gregg Hall (Porter Hall 100)News | April 30, 2012