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  • CMU’s diversity indicates growth

    On August 27 at 8:51 AM, a man on a 61D bus allegedly photographed students riding the bus. One passenger asked if he was a photographer, to which the man replied that he “[didn’t] like what he [saw]” at Carnegie Mellon, which he claimed he attended in the 1960s. When other passengers intervened, the man claimed he would “s...

    Forum | September 11, 2017
  • Flawed Comparisons in Contemporary Politics

    A high school in Auburn, AL started the school year in quite a memorable way. A significant portion of Auburn High School's students and parents petitioned the school principal to prohibit a teacher from displaying an LGBTQ+ Pride flag. Although this is far from the first inst...

    Forum | August 22, 2017
  • Trump’s first 100 days bring half-truths, second-guessing

    Prior to the 2016 presidential election, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump released the "Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter." By doing so, he announced his "100-day action plan to Make America Great Again" for the first days in office. He packed his first 100 days to the brim with controversial p...

    Forum | May 1, 2017
  • Love Trumps Hate in an Unlikely State

    Alabama is a state many of us do not consider much in politics. However, its history has undeniably left a significant impact on our nation’s history. From Rosa Parks’ example of civil disobedience in Montgomery to marches at Selma that served as the catalyst for the enactment of the Voting Rights Amendment (VRA) to the Shelby County v. Holder court case that [weakened](

    Forum | April 24, 2017
  • March for Science shows importance of scientific advancement

    President Donald Trump’s plans have not been made without opposition. One of his controversial moves involves his budget plan. This new budget cuts funding for science research and ultimately shifts our research priorities away from environmental and climate programs. Programs, including but not limited to the...

    Forum | April 24, 2017

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