As Carnegie Mellon's first exclusively online student-run news source, The
Carnegie Pulse aims to bring high-quality, relevant news and opinions to the
fingertips of students, faculty, and staff.
First and foremost, The Pulse is committed to factual, objective reporting.
The Pulse represents the interests of Carnegie Mellon's on- and off-campus
community, and is committed to treating writers and readers with great
respect. The Pulse is free from sensationalism and bias, and though we are
officially recognized by the University, we are independently financed and
Since February, 2004, The Pulse has kept readers up to date with campus and
community news. We encourage readers to submit their feedback, so that we
can best respond to their needs and interests. We see our online forum as an
appropriate means for communicating with such a technologically advanced
The Pulse is also designed to be a useful experience for aspiring
journalists. Contributors are required to meet deadlines and receive regular
feedback from readers, editors, and other members of writing-related fields.
Still, writers have a strong voice in the final presentation of their
articles, and are aware of any factual or stylistic corrections as they are
made, ensuring their creative control.