Brittany McCandless Staffwriter

Class of 2008


  • General John Abizaid speaks on our future in the Middle East

    Whether we like it or not, conflict in the Middle East is going to be in all of our futures, the former top U.S. commander in the region told students last Wednesday. And, in that future, Americans can assume there will be another attack on U.S. soil.

    News | November 5, 2007
  • Bestselling novelist and mideast professor to speak

    This week’s lectures bring internet activists, a bestselling novelist, and a professor of Islamic studies to the podium.

    Title: “Bridging the Technological Divide in Guatemala: A Tale of Community-Building, Mud, Chickens, and the Internet”

    News | November 13, 2006
  • Students held on $1 million bond for Heinz Field break-in

    Two Carnegie Mellon students were arrested early yesterday morning as they tried to break into Heinz Field hours before a Steelers game at the stadium.

    News | November 6, 2006
  • This week’s lectures to discuss sex, gender, and war

    Two of this week’s lectures focus on sex and sexuality, while three others will discuss international events, particularly in regard to world media.

    News | October 16, 2006
  • The 'O' sued for racial discrimination

    Though it left the campus this spring, the Original Hot Dog Shop Inc. is facing a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination at its Carnegie Mellon location.

    In a suit filed September 19, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) stated that the parent company of the Original Hot Dog Shop, or “the ‘O,’ ” violated federal law when it fired black employees because of their race.

    News | October 2, 2006