Bradford L. Yankiver

Class of 2008


  • Executive Privilege

    Last week, Science and Technology editor Hanadie Yousef received an e-mail that read, “The article in The Tartan is just great! I really appreciate your letting the student body know about the fun things going on in chemistry.” With every issue we get feedback from readers. A lot is positive, like the message above, but inevitably some is critical.
    Hanadie also received an angry e-mail complaini...

    News | January 30, 2006
  • Executive Privilege

    The New Year brought a number of changes for The Tartan. With our leadership positions lasting one calendar year, The Tartan begins 2006 with an almost entirely new editorial staff — perhaps the most eager and well-prepared group of new editors and managers the paper has seen in many years. Columnist Bill Vaughan once wrote that on New Year’s Eve, “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the ne...

    News | January 23, 2006
  • Executive Privilege

    I received an e-mail on October 17 that asked, "What will the Carnegie Mellon tuition be for 2006-2007?" The e-mail was an invitation to the 2006-2007 Undergraduate Tuition Meeting from Bill Elliott, CMU's Vice-President for Enrollment. "The trustees will make the final decision on the 2006?2007 tuition rate, but the recommendation made by President Cohon is critical. We need your help in formulat...

    News | November 21, 2005
  • Executive Privilege

    The Tartan will be having its annual elections on December 1, and you are welcome to run. Many college newspapers do not use a democratic election to determine its leadership, but we believe that fair elections are an important part of keeping our organization transparent and keeping your news source vibrant and trustworthy.

    News | November 14, 2005
  • Executive Privilege

    More than one billion people in the world live on less than a dollar a day. Generally speaking, these people are productive enough to survive, but do not participate in greater economic interaction. Many of them could expand their livelihoods with just a little bit of capital ? sometimes a loan of as little as $100 can permanently bring a family out of poverty. Therein lies one of the most interes...

    News | November 7, 2005

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