Heather Tomko Contributing Editor

Class of 2010


  • New smoking policy in full effect on campus

    Smokers coming back to campus may be greeted with more than a hello from University Police if they are caught smoking outside one of the designated areas; they could be given a $25 fine for smoking or for littering their cigarette butts.

    News | August 24, 2009
  • CMU-Q extends campus beyond Pittsburgh

    When most people hear the name Carnegie Mellon, there are more or less two usual reactions. The first is a blank look, followed by the question of where exactly Carnegie Mellon is located.

    News | August 15, 2009
  • Pittsburgh’s sports bring together locals, students

    Welcome to Pittsburgh, also known as Sixburgh, City of Champions.

    Forum | August 15, 2009
  • 15th annual Mobot races entertain all

    We’ve all seen it — the white line snaking its way down the steep ramps past Doherty and Wean Halls. However, not many students know that it’s actually there for a reason, unlike the snowman statue outside the aforementioned building. The white painted line is an integral part of Mobot races, a less popular though still important Carnival tradition that has been going on for 15 years now.

    SciTech | April 20, 2009
  • Rent brings ‘La Vie Boheme’ to Pittsburgh

    Rent is not your average musical, at least not in the sense that the word “musical” typically implies. While there were costumes, the clothes were ones that you would expect to see on someone stuck in the ’90s. The orchestra for the show was placed on the stage for the whole performance, and the main instruments that could be heard throughout the songs were the electric guitar and drums — defini...

    Pillbox | April 20, 2009