Rachel Berkowitz

Class of 2010


  • For CMU alum, life after severing own arm remains challenging

    Pinned between a rock and a hard place for six days, Carnegie Mellon grad Aron Ralston (EE '97) did the unimaginable: severed his own arm to save himself. But as incredible as his world-famous ordeal was, Ralston considers the publicity tour for the book that recounts his story, not the ordeal itself, as his greatest test of endurance. "It [touring] was the most rigorous endurance event of my life...

    News | January 17, 2011
  • The Carnegie Mellon Code

    Students at Carnegie Mellon, because they are members of an academic community dedicated to the achievement of excellence, are expected to meet the highest standards of personal, ethical, and moral conduct possible.

    Forum | October 2, 2006
  • Presidential Perspectives

    We’re at a school where student organizations do incredible things. We salute every student who has been involved in bringing about some of the terrific events that take place on our campus each year. Andrea and I believe we all want the same success for our organizations.

    Forum | September 18, 2006
  • Washington Monthly misses the mark in college rankings

    I am a faithful reader of The Tartan, and one of its biggest boosters. The paper’s phoenix-like rise from the ashes of the Natrat disaster of two years ago has been inspiring. I salute the students who have led the effort, producing a fine campus newspaper of which we can be proud.

    Forum | September 18, 2006
  • Presidential Perspectives

    Another year, an actual agenda. It’s unfortunate, but previous administrations left student government with a bad rap: We’re the “do-nothing”-ers, the “do-littlest”-ers or the “do-they-do-anything-at-all?”-ers.

    Forum | September 11, 2006

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