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  • The Fence painted in support of reproductive rights

    On the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 29, the Carnegie Mellon campus community walked past the familiar Fence which carried a new message: “Abortion is not a bad word” on one side and “Hands off reproductive rights” on the other. The painting was a preemptive response to the demonstration by anti-abortion group Created Equal on Wednesday afternoon. The demonstration was part of a campus and urban tou...

    News | October 4, 2021
  • CMU dance returns to in-person activities this semester

    As the COVID-19 pandemic caused a worldwide halt to life in March 2020 and Carnegie Mellon University transitioned to virtual learning for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester and beyond, dance- and performance-based organizations at the university found themselves in a uniquely difficult position. The Tartan spoke with representatives and members of some dance organizations to find out how they n...

    News | September 27, 2021
  • CMU WiFi struggles as semester begins

    On the first day of classes, David Rudo, a computer science first-year, had trouble connecting to CMU-SECURE WiFi, the preferred wireless network for students and faculty on campus. The network worked well during Orientation Week and when he was in his dorm, but whenever he went to large lecture halls or buildings on campus and tried to connect to the internet, the connection was either too slow o...

    News | September 20, 2021
  • Dr. Kiron Skinner steps down as director of IPS

    In an email on Thursday, Feb. 25, Provost Jim Garrett announced that Dr. Kiron Skinner has decided to step down as director of Carnegie Mellon’s Institute for Politics and Strategy (CMU IPS). As its inaugural director, she was instrumental in the creation and development of IPS and the degree-granting programs it offers. She has also directed the Center for International Relations and Politics, Ca...

    News | March 8, 2021
  • A CMU confessions response
    Forum | January 27, 2020