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  • Pittsburgh public schools steamroll humanities, arts

    On Oct. 21, Pittsburgh public schools officials released a report that included official K–12 enrollment information for public schools in the Pittsburgh area. The report showed that overall Pittsburgh public school enrollment, as of Oct. 1, has fallen by 353 students in 2016, a 1.49 percent drop ...

    Forum | November 7, 2016
  • Important issues hang in balance of Nov. 8 election

    This electoral season is probably one of the most important to vote in. Pennsylvania has been the site of several different campaign visits, with both Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine visiting Carnegie Mellon and First Lady Michelle Obama visiting the University of Pittsburgh on the campaign trail. There have been several voices telling our student body about how important it is to v...

    Forum | November 7, 2016
  • PA ballot measure misleads voters, corrupts system

    When Pennsylvania voters head to their polling stations on Nov. 8, they will be faced with choices other than the federal government. Several state and local offices are up for grabs, and one ballot measure in particular has drawn some heat.

    Forum | October 31, 2016
  • Task Force on the CMU Experience needs to incorporate more student voices

    On Oct. 6, Provost Farnam Jahanian sent out an email to the entire Carnegie Mellon community, reporting on the progress and goals of the Task Force on the CMU Experience. In the email, he described the Task Force as a group of more than 80 students, faculty, alumni, and staff working to take steps that would cumulativel...

    Forum | October 17, 2016
  • Tipped workers deserve security of minimum wage

    In the fall of 2015, Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and founder of Shake Shack, announced his intention to eliminate tipping at all 13 of his New York restaurants by the end of this year, beginning with his spot inside the Museum of Modern Art, called Modern. The driving force behind this bold business move is the desire for equality within the restaurant. A restaurant depends ...

    Forum | October 10, 2016