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  • Running to exercise? Quite the contrary

    Gluttony will collide with athleticism this weekend at Carnegie Mellon’s most ironic sporting event. The CMU Donut Dash, a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, is a combination competitive eating contest and two-mile run that will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday behind Hunt Library. The brothers of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the organizers of Donut Dash, are hopeful that this strange hyb...

    Sports | September 28, 2009
  • Fantasy football is why I love the U.S.A

    This year I was asked to join my friend’s long-running fantasy football league — one of the highest honors within the male social circle. I grew up in Vermont, well within Patriots Country (hold on Yinzers, let me finish), but I have never been an avid football fan. However, since becoming an American citizen, I have drunk the Kool-Aid, or rather the Bud Light, and learned to tailgate with the bes...

    Sports | September 14, 2009
  • Golf wins Edward Jones Shootout and places second in UAA championship

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s varsity golf team finished in second place this past Tuesday at the 2008 University Athletic Association (UAA) Golf championships in Orlando, Fla. The Tartans received a combined score of 615 over two rounds, coming in 24 strokes behind the UAA champions, Emory University.

    Sports | April 21, 2008