Tartan Board

Class of 3010


  • Harvard court case sparks debate on affirmative action

    Within the walls of Harvard, a storm begins to brew, threatening to dismantle the previously elusive admissions process the elite Ivy League university has been using for years. As one of the country’s most prestigious universities faces allegations of discrimination against Asian American students, a great threat forms against the future of affirmative action in America. The trial, set to begin m...

    Forum | September 10, 2018
  • Thistles and thorns: it has been an eventful year

    At the close of every year, The Tartan reassesses the year’s events. We present here a list of the people and happenings that are worthy of recognition. Thistles go to people and events that had a positive effect on the campus community and society at large; thorns go to those that have negatively impacted the campus and our society.

    Forum | April 30, 2018
  • Kendrick Lamar's win breaks Pulitzer Prize's tradition

    Every year, the Pulitzer Prize awards notable achievements in newspaper, online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is arguably the most well known, and hundreds of books compete for the coveted golden stamp.

    Forum | April 23, 2018
  • Sinclair shows problem of media consolidation

    Sinclair Broadcast Group has spent decades acquiring the 193 local TV news stations it currently owns, and for the last couple of weeks, has been the subject of many local news stories. Though Sinclair's broad reach into the television-viewing households of America has not exactly flown under the radar, with many news outlets covering Sinclair's acquisitions of outlets and struggles with regulator...

    Forum | April 9, 2018
  • We need more equal coverage in the media

    Today, it seems that acts of violence are so commonplace in our lives that we have almost become accustomed to them. Acts of terror, specifically, have become such typical parts of our lives that — while they still raise questions of “why?”, “how?”, and “when will this end?” — they are now unsurprising stories on our news broadcasts and Twitter feeds. But what about how these events are covered? H...

    Forum | April 2, 2018