Karen Hoffmann

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  • Dirty Weekend reunites for Carnival show

    After weeks of hype, on a sun-soaked Saturday afternoon, accompanied by huge pink and green ?DW? letters, scantily-clad women, and a toilet, Dirty Weekend prepared to rock the main stage ? and wound up fighting for their right to party.

    Special | April 19, 2004
  • CMU Students Ride Vomit Comet Over Spring Break

    Although plenty of students probably experienced feelings of dizziness and vomiting over their spring break, it?s doubtful that they were studying astrobiology 30,000 feet above the ground at the time.
    After spending months in space, astronauts return to earth with reduced bone mass, atrophied muscles, and decreased immune responses. To help understand why, four Carnegie Mellon students ran an e...

    SciTech | March 29, 2004
  • LECTURE: Feynman Lectures
    Richard Feynman, the brilliant lecturer and Nobel Prize-winning physicist, spoke to students and faculty on ?The Law of Gravitation? in an overcrowded Adamson Auditorium last Tuesday. Despite the hot, standing-room-only hall, the audience hung on every word and the room often rippled with laughter.
    He did not just describe the history of the law of gravity, the method and character of its disco...
    SciTech | March 1, 2004