USA Today readership program lacks thought students deserve
Newspapers are irreplaceable. They chronicle current events and promote a vital dialogue of ideas and opinions. In this student government election, students have an opportunity to demonstrate their support for building a deeper appreciation of newspapers among undergraduates by voting ?yes? on a referendum creating a five-dollar student fee for funding a newspaper readership program. An effective...Forum | April 4, 2005
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The Athletics Council scored another victory on Friday with ?The Guns of Carnegie.? Jock jams blared through the University Center as contestants faced off in what was most likely CMU?s first arm-wrestling competition. The Athletics Council continued its drive to raise school spirit regarding athletics by creating an event that made everyone in attendence smile.
The beauty of the ?Gun Show? lay i...Forum | April 4, 2005
CMU works to keep its global community better connected
Despite being 7000 miles apart, the Pittsburgh and Qatar campuses are closer this week. Seven students from CMU?s first class of undergraduates at the Qatar campus are visiting us here in Pittsburgh, traveling around the globe to meet their Pennsylvania counterparts. This is the first trip students from the Qatar campus will have made to Pittsburgh.Forum | March 28, 2005
James Dobson, leader of Focus on the Family, denounces the animated character Spongebob Squarepants as promoting an unnatural normalization of homosexuality. Conservative mores, usually with religious overtones, dictate an enmity for homosexuality and its ?acceptance.? Those disapproving of homosexuality ???? influential leaders like Dobson and Jerry Falwell ? have the ears and pockets of govern...Forum | February 14, 2005