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Religion plays motivating role in the war on terror

Where does religion belong in the war on terror? Recently, Muslims have rioted, not over a cartoon this time, but over a speech by Pope Benedict XVI....

Washington Monthly misses the mark in college rankings

I am a faithful reader of The Tartan, and one of its biggest boosters. The paper’s phoenix-like rise from the ashes of the Natrat disaster of two years...

Our young new mayor reflects a maturing Pittsburgh

The death of Bob O’Connor, one of the city’s most influential and energetic leaders, is certainly a tragedy, but the installation of 26-year-old Luke...

We can do more with our talents

Last week, The Tartan questioned whether or not Carnegie Mellon’s focus on community service was adequate. (University President Jared Cohon took the...

Many hands make light work

Student Dormitory Council (SDC) films are off to a rocky start. (You might have noticed a lack of Saturday-night movies in McConomy this semester.) SDC...

Presidential Perspectives

We’re at a school where student organizations do incredible things. We salute every student who has been involved in bringing about some of the terrific...

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