Sabrina Porter Contributing Editor

Class of 2010


  • Student executives finish year, reflect

    For Sean Weinstock and Adi Jain, California natives and high school classmates, their long journey together and year as leaders of Carnegie Mellon has ended.

    As of Thursday’s Student Senate meeting, Weinstock and Jain officially passed on the reins of Carnegie Mellon leadership, and they could not have been more relieved.

    News | April 28, 2008
  • Having fun during finals

    If final exams tested students’ knowledge of Facebook applications and recent relationship status changes, there would perhaps be no need to even study. A 4.0 QPA would come effortlessly to the majority of students across campus. Unfortunately, however, students next week will begin the torture, not of studying people’s personal lives on social networking sites, but rather, the mechanics of trusse...

    Pillbox | April 28, 2008
  • Randy Pausch, beloved professor and worldwide inspiration, dies at age 47

    Randy Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor that garnered worldwide attention in September for his last lecture, died on July 25 from complications related to pancreatic cancer. Pausch, who was 47, passed at his home in Chesapeake, Va. surrounded by his wife, Jai, and three children: Dylan, 6, Logan, 3, and Chloe, 2.

    News | April 28, 2008
  • Campus News in Brief

    Students display technology

    Two Carnegie Mellon students will take part in the U.S. finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup from April 20 to 22 in Los Angeles, Calif.

    Over 16,000 U.S. college students registered for the competition, and Carnegie Mellon students are two of only 41 to make it to the round.

    News | April 21, 2008
  • CBS polls Carnegie Mellon on upcoming elections

    Just over 70 percent of Carnegie Mellon students who are registered Democratic voters in Pennsylvania plan to vote for candidate Senator Barack Obama (D–Ill.) as opposed to Senator Hillary Clinton (D–N.Y.) in tomorrow’s Democratic primaries, according to a new survey. The study, conducted by CBS News and UWire, was given to randomly selected students at Carnegie Mellon and 14 other universities ac...

    News | April 21, 2008

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