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  • Sugar-coating mental health fails students

    On Oct. 10, the world recognized the 25th World Mental Health Day. Although treatments are continuously being tested and the dialogue involved in discussing mental health topics has expanded, it is no secret that there is still much work to be done. Here in the U.S., obtaining access to mental health care remains a...

    Forum | October 16, 2017
  • Evolving memes influence society in unexpected ways

    New memes are constantly emerging in today's society, especially among younger demographics. Hyper-partisan memes were prominent during the 2016 presidential election, and both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tried to [use memes](

    Forum | October 9, 2017
  • Inclusiveness has a positive impact, especially in the beauty industry

    The beauty industry has been facing noticeable changes recently. CEO of Coty, Camilla Pane, points out that "the beauty industry is becoming increasingly complex... But we either embrace it, or we’re not going to be around.”

    Forum | September 25, 2017
  • Real communism only sounds ideal to those with privilege

    Privilege — a word we’ve all become acquaintanced with. We are constantly told to check how aspects of our lives, many of which are outside our control, give us societal advantages and blind us from potential hardships others face. White privilege, male privilege, class privilege... we have heard about those. It is important to keep this dialogue going and understand how our privilege can shape ou...

    Forum | September 18, 2017
  • CMU’s diversity indicates growth

    On August 27 at 8:51 AM, a man on a 61D bus allegedly photographed students riding the bus. One passenger asked if he was a photographer, to which the man replied that he “[didn’t] like what he [saw]” at Carnegie Mellon, which he claimed he attended in the 1960s. When other passengers intervened, the man claimed he would “s...

    Forum | September 11, 2017

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