Reflections post-2018 midterm election: how hard did the anticipated Blue Wave hit?
The 2018 midterm was argued to be one of the most significant midterm elections in recent U.S. history. As reported last week by The Tartan's Editorial Board, many of the House seats were "up for grabs, while 35 out of the 100 Senate seats [were] up for reelection." Before the poll results were released, [*FiveThirtyEight* forecasted](https:/...Forum | November 12, 2018
The Tartan endorses 2018 midterm candidates
The midterm elections are quickly approaching, and political races across the country are heating up. This year’s midterm elections are especially important; President Donald Trump is reportedly concerned with the potential outcome of the elections. Allegedly, he and his administration are both worried that Democrats have a strong chance at taking control of the House of Representatives. With the ...Forum | November 5, 2018
Tree of Life tragedy and facing domestic terror
This Saturday, Carnegie Mellon University students, the Pittsburgh community, the nation, and the world were alarmed to hear of yet another mass shooting in the United States. At the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill North, just a mile from Carnegie Mellon’s campus, a gunman opened fire on the congregation after [shouting “all Jews must die,”](https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2018/10/27/pitts...Forum | October 29, 2018
Bette Midler shares myopic take on feminism
Amidst the anger, outcry, and protest leading up to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the United States Supreme Court, acclaimed actress and singer Bette Midler sent out a tweet quoting a controversial lyric from a John L...Forum | October 15, 2018
Trump’s zero-tolerance policy puts migrant children in temporary tent cities in TX
In the past couple of months, hundreds of bleary-eyed migrant children have been ushered onto buses in the middle of the night. They leave the shelter without saying goodbye and travel hundreds of miles across barren landscapes to a cluster of tents in West Texas, their new home.
According to The New York Times, the ...Forum | October 8, 2018