Tartan Board

Class of 3010

Articles

  • Students: enjoy your summer

    Now that finals and summer break are just around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect. Specifically, it’s a good time to reflect on our collective attitudes about stress and summer break. After a year of rigor and stress, students are under the impression that the summer exists only for more rigor and stress, whether it’s from that coveted internship, taking an infinite number of summer courses...

    Forum | April 29, 2019
  • America's healthcare system needs drastic change

    The U.S. healthcare system is an embarrassment. Although it is more than twice as expensive than in other developed countries, a Harvard University study [found](http:// https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/03/u-s-pays-more-for-health-care-with-worse-population-h...

    Forum | April 22, 2019
  • #CarnegieState carries harmful, elitist implications

    When Carnival Weekend rolls around every April, some typical things show up on campus: the fair machinery, the booth construction area, and the white tents on the Cut for alumni. As students, we hope for some blue sky and spring weather, but with two days off and a four-day weekend, not even rain or cold temperatures can truly dampen our spirits.

    Forum | April 15, 2019
  • Smart cities technology: looking beyond our idealized images

    The United Nations projects that by 2050, 68 percent of the world will live in urban areas. These future cities will face challenges that we are only beginning to see today, from climate change disasters to the strain of higher populations.

    Forum | April 8, 2019
  • The problem with monopolies in the tech industry

    If you’ve ever played Monopoly, you know how it can tear friendships apart. One second you’re cheerfully bickering over who gets to be the car and who has to be the thimble. Two hours later, your friend has a hotel on the boardwalk and you’re praying you land in jail so you don’t have to pay them anything else.

    Forum | April 1, 2019