Feature Stories from 2013-14
June 18, 2014
As a freshman coming into the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf program, George Qian brought his experiences with the game of golf not only from his hometown of Bettendorf, Iowa, but also from the Western Academy of Beijing.
June 16, 2014
It could easily be argued that never in the history of Carnegie Mellon University women’s basketball has anyone genuinely just loved the game as much as recent alumna Jacquie Shaw, who has no intention of taking any break from the sport post-graduation.
April 29, 2014
Walking off the basketball court for the last time after his final collegiate game, Carnegie Mellon University senior Rob Mohen admits it was one of the hardest things he has ever had to do, but he is ready to incorporate basketball into his life in a different way.
April 17, 2014
You can talk to anyone at Carnegie Mellon University – students, athletes, coaches, faculty, staff – and they will all tell you the same thing, “you can do anything you want to do here and everyone is so welcoming.” Senior women’s track and field athlete Kelsey Hallinen certainly brought that statement to life during her four-year career as a Tartan majoring in physics and minoring in history as a student in the Science and Humanities Scholars Program.
February 26, 2014
Women’s tennis player Angela Pratt has been swinging the racket since the age of six when her father first introduced her to the game. Now a junior on the nationally-ranked Carnegie Mellon University women’s tennis team, Pratt uses her offseason to advance her game by playing in doubles tournaments with her dad. She’s even had the chance to play on grass rather than the traditional hard-court surface.
January 31, 2014
After classes and football practice, most kids go home to study, but there is nothing ordinary about senior Thomas Healy. A punter on the football team and a double-major in mechanical engineering and engineering public policy, Healy founded and became CEO of Promos On Campus in his dorm room at Carnegie Mellon University in 2012.
January 29, 2014
Senior women’s soccer player Alex Venegas always wanted to study aboard during college but didn’t want to miss out on a season of soccer or even an off-season of training. So, when she found an internship in Spain for the summer, she jumped at the chance to enhance a skill she’s had since childhood and discover more about her passion, clinical psychology.
January 02, 2014
Senior track athlete and hurdler Jackie Guevel, even in her fourth year, looks forward to hitting the track at practice after a long day of academia at Carnegie Mellon University.
December 18, 2013
Sophomore men’s tennis player Abhishek Alla has more to his name than a USTA/ITA National Small College Division III Championship, a title he won on October 12, 2013 for Carnegie Mellon University. The international student hails from Hyderabad, India, where he was introduced to tennis at the age of six and where he became a national champion at the age of 14.
Carnegie Mellon University’s Loebbaka Named to the Division III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
December 05, 2013
Carnegie Mellon University’s junior men’s basketball player Matt Loebbaka was chosen as a member of the Division III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee earlier this month. Loebbaka will be one of 24 national representatives to serve on the committee when his term begins in January.
November 26, 2013
Competing as a student-athlete at Carnegie Mellon University in a single sport for one season takes a lot of work and dedication, but for senior Nathan Cheek, a two-sport and three-season student-athlete, it has taught him hard work, dedication, and a balance that will be exceptionally important as he prepares to leave Carnegie Mellon and begin a career.
October 29, 2013
Ever tune in to WatchESPN on your computer or mobile device to view a live stream or replay of a sporting event? Well a Tartan helped put the product together as senior men’s soccer player Mike Ferraco spent his summer as an intern at ESPN in Bristol, Conn.
October 14, 2013
After a successful internship over the summer of 2013 at Apple in San Francisco, Carnegie Mellon University volleyball player, Senna Parsa, was eager to carry the positive attitude into the volleyball season.
September 16, 2013
(PITTSBURGH – Pa.) – When sophomore men’s basketball player Keerthi Boru started making phone calls to India, the world’s second-most populated country, to inquire about holding basketball camps he had no idea that within a one-week period he would be booked at three schools and two basketball organizations for a total of eight sessions.