Tartan Board

Class of 3010


  • Thistles and Thorns

    At the close of every year, The Tartan reassesses the year’s events. We present here a list of the people and happenings that are worthy of recognition. Thistles go to people and events that had a positive effect on the campus community; thorns go to those that have negatively impacted the campus.

    Forum | May 1, 2006
  • Computer science: CTRL + ALT + CONGRATS

    Despite the chartreuse scar the computer science 50th anniversary tent left on the Cut last week, we should all show our computer science department heartfelt appreciation. Here’s why:

    Forum | April 24, 2006
  • Candidates’ apathy no better than voters’

    In case you didn’t know, elections for student body president (SBP) and vice-president (SBVP), vice-president for finance (VPF), and Student Senate are today and tomorrow. Three pairs of candidates are running for president and vice-president; you can read all about them and their platforms starting on the front page. But something is amiss.

    Forum | April 24, 2006
  • Too many mouths to feed

    The student government of Carnegie Mellon University distributes nearly $1 million per year in student money. Of course, when there’s less than enough money to go around, some organizations’ members are bound to end up unsatisfied. But there’s good reason to be genuinely disappointed, even angry, about the way student government doles out the dough.

    Forum | April 17, 2006
  • Faculty Senate takes a stand

    The Tartan commends and thanks the Faculty Senate for taking an uncompromising stance against the influence of conservative activist David Horowitz in Pennsylvania colleges and universities.

    Forum | April 10, 2006