Greg Hanneman Senior Staffwriter

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  • Did You Know?

    100 YEARS AGO — Oct. 12, 1911

    The Tartan half-apologizes for an article on “The Virtues of Raisin Bread” that ran the previous week. The piece, which “takes up the kneading problem, in a very thorough manner,” was apparently inserted by the printers when the newspaper’s editors failed to supply enough copy for the issue.

    50 YEARS AGO — Oct. 11, 1961

    Pillbox | October 10, 2011
  • Did you know?

    100 YEARS AGO -- Sept. 28, 1911

    Among other job postings for math instructors, metallurgists, engineers, and lab chemists, a “Full-Time Employment” column in The Tartan advertises for an office boy to do typing and other errands. Salary: $6 a week. That amount actually sounds pretty good in the current economy.

    50 YEARS AGO -- Sept. 27, 1961

    Pillbox | September 26, 2011
  • Campus comes together to honor 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

    Under mostly cloudy skies and in view of a Fence painted in stars and stripes, around 100 members of the Carnegie Mellon community came together Sunday afternoon to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States.

    News | September 12, 2011
  • Dietrich's donation to be one of higher education's largest

    With his $265 million gift to Carnegie Mellon, trustee William Dietrich has provided not only the largest donation in the university’s history, but also one of the largest private donations to higher education anywhere.

    News | September 12, 2011
  • Did you know?

    100 YEARS AGO -- Sept. 28, 1911

    A column addressed to first-year students advises them to not embarrass the school. “If you cannot afford to clothe yourselves properly, you can at least make liberal use of the clothes brush and the thread and needle. Wash your face at least once a day, and take a bath at least once a week.” Was the Class of 1915 that smelly?

    Pillbox | September 12, 2011

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