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  • CMU's Institutional Master Plan undergoing final rounds of approval

    Carnegie Mellon's Institutional Master Plan (IMP) is currently undergoing final rounds of approval by the Pittsburgh City Council, and in a few weeks' time, will likely be approved. The IMP is a document that large landowning institutions are required to submit to the city every 10 years tha...

    News | October 10, 2022
  • Breaking down the ballot for PA midterms

    The 2022 midterm elections are happening this Nov. 8, and the deadline to register to vote is Oct. 24. If you are a Carnegie Mellon student, you can vote in this election as long as you are over 18, a U.S. citizen, and have resided in Pennsylvania for at least 30 days prior to the election.

    News | October 10, 2022
  • Quiet study area

    The Gates-Hillman Center
    Floor 5
    So dear and close I oft think
    I forget
    It's not my home
    And still
    I fear that those who trod this ground are lost
    In their mind
    In their lives
    In their sighs
    'Midst scattered chairs and hum-buzz lights
    Their upward longing lost to screens of code
    I fear the grasp of obligation
    I wear my mask of concentration
    Losing myself
    At my lowes...

    Pillbox | October 3, 2022
  • Scattering particles: An interview with Penco

    The equations that describe scattering particles are covered in your average introductory physics course, but there is a hidden richness to this otherwise simple problem. In recent years, there has been renewed interest in understanding scattering through the lens of "quantum field theory." One property of collisions is that, rather intuitively, the odds of any two particles scattering becomes sma...

    SciTech | October 3, 2022
  • Carnegie Mellon University Students Create New Cryptocurrency, dubbed AndyCoin

    Note from the editor: We here at The Tartan take our journalism very seriously. As such, we would like to sincerely apologize for an inaccurate assertion we made in our last issue of Pillbox. In our reporting on the multi-enfabulator, we erroneously claimed that the panametric fan consisted of hydrocoptic marzelvanes. The enfabulator project team asked us to clarify that vanes are an obsolete tech...

    Pillbox | September 26, 2022

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