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  • Need a boost? Rest is best

    Carnegie Mellon students need potent fuel for their hard-working brains, but the recent upswing in the availability and consumption of energy drinks such as Jolt, Full Throttle, Bawls, Rip It, Rockstar, and SoBe No Fear might be more harmful than beneficial. Students should strive for the energy of a healthful lifestyle fueled by balanced nutrition rather than depend on the temporary kick of sugar...

    Forum | April 3, 2006
  • Student government elections coming soon

    Last Friday, one of our board members was enjoying the Pittsburgh sun outside when he was approached by a petitioner holding a clipboard and a pen. The petition? Add readme to the Senate ballot for this year’s upcoming elections. Now, as fine a publication as we’re sure readme is, the fact that adding Optimus Prime to the ballot isn’t enough of a joke anymore means student government elections...

    Forum | April 3, 2006
  • Mandatory ignorance harms students

    Five months ago, the press leapt on the Kansas State Board of Education when Bobby Henderson took a stand against its latest flip-flop in the intelligent design versus evolution debate. In order to respect the boundaries between church and state, the intelligent design curriculum opened itself to all opposing views; before long, Henderson created the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Hilarit...

    Forum | March 27, 2006
  • Borofsky forum was a travesty; we're engaging in the completely wrong debate

    Oscar Wilde once said, “No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.” So when it comes to placing art on campus, it’s clear that the university’s Public Art Committee (PAC) artists need a few other pairs of eyes to help them be objective.

    Forum | March 27, 2006
  • Supreme Court abandons students

    “President Cohon stands for all that is upright and good in U.S. universities.”

    “Carnegie Mellon is an absolute steal at $45,000 per year.”

    “I think that Scaife Hall is a masterwork of architecture comparable to the Parthenon.”

    Forum | February 27, 2006