Tartan Board

Class of 3010


  • EdBoard: On graduate students organizing

    In June, Carnegie Mellon issued a one-time bonus of $1,500 for "all eligible faculty and staff" to address the "impacts of inflation" and rising costs of living. The message from president Jahanian on the matter does not enumerate who is considered "eligible," but the selective distribution of the bonus has earned admini...

    Forum | October 2, 2023
  • EdBoard: Shapiro's Executive Order on AI is a good start

    On Wednesday, Sept. 20, Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro visited Carnegie Mellon to sign an executive order that establishes guidelines for the use of generative AI in the state government. Shapiro spoke with President Jahanian, along with other repre...

    Forum | September 25, 2023
  • EdBoard: The inevitable risks of demonstrating

    On Tuesday, April 18, a crowd of people gathered on the campus of Pitt to protest a debate being held between Michael Knowles, a transphobic political commentator, and Brad Polumbo, a right-leaning, libertarian journalist. The protests garnered much attention when law enforcement became involved after a series of small incendiary devices went off. The editorial board of the [Pittsburgh Post-Gazett...

    Forum | April 24, 2023
  • Our alert systems failed the test

    At 11:15 p.m. on Monday, April 10, Pittsburgh police responded to a report of shots fired at the Hillman Library, in an unsettling parallel to the March 29 hoax reporting of shots fired at Central Catholic High School. After conducting a search of the building, it was det...

    Forum | April 17, 2023
  • EdBoard: SALSA reports on concerns to JFC

    In a recent open letter to the Joint Funding Committe (JFC), the Spanish and Latine Student Association (SALSA) executive board wrote about cuts made to their budget request which they believe to be the result of bias within the JFC.

    Forum | April 10, 2023