Giving credit where credit
At the beginning of next year, Dean Murphy will be no more. His title will be replaced by Associate Vice-President, which is decidedly less catchy. His title has become a part of his identity, and a look back over the past
15 years shows how much of a difference he has made in this position.
Fifteen years ago, Carnegie Mellon was a very different place. Not only was student retention low, but s...Forum | April 11, 2005
RIAA leverages power to exploit students
During the past week, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has served Carnegie Mellon with over 30 letters of intent to subpoena. These letters demand that the University supply the RIAA with the names and personal information of students who have been found to be violating copyright law. Once these subpoenas are served, it is likely that the students in question will have action t...Forum | April 11, 2005
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