12/5/22 - Editors' Letter

Dear readers, Here we are, our twenty-tooth and final mouthful of an Editors’ letter. From Editors’ letter to Editor’s letter and back again, there’s...

Please listen to albums

This goes out to all my homies who don't listen to albums and just have a giga-playlist of “liked” songs that they've been developing since middle...

From the Archives 5: The labor riot that (maybe) gave us CMU

Note: This week, I didn't use any resources from the University Archives since this event predates the opening of our school by over a decade. For...

Staff Picks 2022

“Oddinary,” Stray Kids from Emma Rogers, Assistant News Editor I’ll be fully honest, I did in fact stay up until midnight on release day to listen to...

Playlist review: “Doing Better Without You (But I’m Not)"

It was a quaint Sunday evening in the Tartan office when editor-in-chief Cole Skuse and I got around to talking about music. Production hadn’t quite ramped...

Letters from Maggie - Last Installment

I didn’t realize Heron was so tall. That’s why I mistook the dark figure waiting for me outside of Hamerschlag Hall for Miles the night of the ball last...

AN ANALYSIS AND REVIEW OF 'TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY' (1991)

No matter what, there is an end to life, and until that end, one is subjected to life, the world, and the universe’s overwhelming strain. Struggle is...

Emma’s Guide To Holiday Gift Giving

My family, being as non-religious as we are, celebrates what I lovingly call “Capitalist Christmas.” This means we don’t talk about how many things I’ve...

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