Laura Scherb Publisher

Class of 2016


  • New study to collect data on campus views of sexual assault and relationship violence

    When Jess Klein arrived at Carnegie Mellon University in 2013, the school was still reeling over the Beta Theta Pi scandal.

    News | April 6, 2015
  • Proud to Be Plaid announces trustees, seniors partnership

    Board of Trustees members have pledged to contribute $20 for each senior that donates $5 until Commencement.

    The pledge has the potential to raise more than $27,000, according to Student Body President (SBP) and senior electrical and computer engineering and business administration double major Ian Glasner.

    News | March 30, 2015
  • Haiti trip refreshes, inspires

    From the moment I stepped out of the airport into the breathtaking heat and oppressive smells of Haiti, I realized that it had been exactly one year since I had been truly uncomfortable — and I had missed that feeling. This year was the second time I had been to Haiti, and the country had just as much of an impact on me as it did the first time that I laid eyes upon its crystal blue waters, far-re...

    Pillbox | March 23, 2015
  • Good service trips need humility, respectfulness

    I'm never comfortable when I tell people that I'm going on a service trip. There's no casual way to say that I'm spending a week of my time in a third-world country, blindly and boldly trying to help — whatever that means. Some people are bubbling with praise, anxious to reassure me that I'm doing good and saving the world. Others are not so sure. I know why they think this, and, in fact, I can't ...

    Forum | March 23, 2015
  • National news in brief

    Department of Homeland Security funding extended by a week

    On Thursday, Congress passed a one week extension plan to provide funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which secures U.S. borders against threats. President Barack Obama approved the extension later that night, hours before the Department would have been left unfunded.

    News | March 1, 2015

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