Tartan Board

Class of 3010


  • 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
  • Scogin mindful of our architectural history

    It’s an exciting time to be a student here at Carnegie Mellon. Our campus is undergoing the most changes it’s seen since the construction of the University Center, Purnell, and Newell-Simon Hall. Preliminary plans for the new Gates Center for Computer Science were officially unveiled last week, and much of the campus community is still debating whether or not the building will fit in on campus. Ma...

    Forum | April 10, 2006
  • 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