Brittany McCandless Staffwriter

Class of 2008


  • News in Brief

    Campus robbery in daylight

    Last Monday, a Carnegie Mellon student reported that he was robbed in the University Center after using the ATM near Entropy.

    News | October 2, 2006
  • Madrid takes a stand against emaciation on the catwalk

    Did you hear that? Models around the world just breathed a sigh of relief. And what a breath it was! Some haven’t breathed in years, because they’ve heard sucking in makes them look thinner.

    Beginning last Monday, Madrid’s fashion week, Pasarela Cibeles, redefined fashion. As it turns out, emaciation is not part of the fall collection. It’s about time.

    Forum | September 25, 2006
  • Campus news in brief

    readme withdraws issues due to controversial article

    Last week, Activities Board’s weekly satire publication, readme, withdrew all its issues due to the content in its article “Carnegie Mellon Builds New Hauschwitz Dormitory.”

    The article, which satirized Housing and Dining Services, made specific references to statistics and events of the Holocaust.

    News | September 25, 2006
  • Campus Conversation on FCEs to take place Wednesday

    The Faculty Senate hopes campus democracy will shed some light on how students feel about their classes.

    This Wednesday, the third installment of “Campus Conversations” will focus on Faculty Course Evaluations (FCEs) and how to improve the method of delivering them.

    News | September 18, 2006
  • Woman sues university for gender discrimination

    Claiming both racial and gender discrimination, a former research scientist at Carnegie Mellon filed a federal lawsuit against the University on August 28.

    News | September 11, 2006