Feature Stories from 2014-15
May 19, 2015
Blake Chasen, a junior on the Carnegie Mellon University's men’s basketball team, is no stranger to adversity. An injury sent him to the sideline for the duration of his sophomore year, but after significant rehab and hard work, he established himself as a pivotal player for the Tartans in 2014-2015 and a leader amongst teammates and other athletes.
April 28, 2015
Women's soccer freshman Alyssa Brandt found unexpected results during a first-year research class in Phage Genomics
March 31, 2015
Brian Khoury, a sophomore defensive lineman on the football team, got a chance to excel in two sports. See how education trumped his aspirations for one.
February 25, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University's women’s track and field member, Carly Bair, is an adventurer. With big goals and dreams, she gives her whole effort to her many different passions. Her involvement on the track and field team, service as a member of the Naval ROTC, and experiences with lions in Africa demonstrate that not only is Bair a person with diverse interests, she is someone who is unafraid to chase her dreams.
January 28, 2015
Some people find what they enjoy doing early on in life. Imagining their existence without that activity would be impossible. This is the case for Kunal Wadwani and his love for tennis. His passion and dedication to the game is extremely clear.
January 27, 2015
Take a look at how sophomore Ivana Vlahovic's family lives the American Dream after her parents moved to the United States from Serbia.
December 17, 2014
Junior Marc-Daniel Julien is a member of the men’s cross country and track and field teams. He became a two-time Mideast Region runner this past fall after helping the Tartans win the regional for the second time since 2008. He is a three-time University Athletic Association (UAA) Champion in indoor and outdoor track and field. In 2013 Julien was part of the winning 4x400-meter relay and the 4x800-meter relay at the outdoor championships before being a member of the winning 4x800-meter relay team at last year’s outdoor championships. Find out more interesting information about the electrical and computer engineering major who carries a 3.85 GPA in the classroom.
December 17, 2014
Starting a new athletics program can be challenging, but the seven freshmen who make up the first intercollegiate women’s golf team in Carnegie Mellon University history haven’t needed long to fit right into the success and culture of Tartan Athletics.
October 20, 2014
Many student-athletes from Carnegie Mellon University have the opportunity to fly commercially for competitions, but junior men’s soccer player, Eric Bykowsky’s love for flying means more than just being a passenger; he would rather be up in the cockpit.
October 16, 2014
Junior Hannah Hoffert has found a family away from home on the swimming and diving team and as a member of the Scotch’n’Soda theater club.