Tartan Board

Class of 3010


  • UCLA alum pays students to decry professors

    By offering cash to students for snitching on “radical” professors, a group of alums from the University of California, Los Angeles, are taking the conservative attack on academic freedom to a new low. Even conservative activist David Horowitz thinks “baiting” students is wrong, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.

    Forum | January 23, 2006
  • KDKA’s sensationalism misrepresents CMU

    If “Sunday night at the movies has taken a curious twist,” then Tuesday night on TV news has taken a peculiar turn as well.

    Forum | December 5, 2005
  • Rusesabagina raises awareness of genocide

    On November 30, 2500 people came to Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall to listen to Paul Rusesabagina, the hotel manager from Kigali, Rwanda, who saved thousands of lives during the Rwandan genocides in 1993–1994. As most of the audience knew, Rusesabagina was the protagonist of the film Hotel Rwanda, which detailed his efforts to keep the refugees in his hotel alive, even as murderers were climbi...

    Forum | December 5, 2005
  • Blogger sees that Sony gets served

    On October 31, Windows spyware expert Mark Russinovich was testing out the latest version of his RootkitRevealer program when he noticed something odd: His software found 22 suspicious files, all of which were otherwise completely invisible to Windows.

    Forum | November 21, 2005
  • Pornographic Pirates aren't debatable

    Last Tuesday, November 15, Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) President Brian Fifarek sent an e-mail to the leaders of the Activities Board and AB Films demanding that all advertising for TBA be taken down and that showing pornography on campus be banned.

    Forum | November 21, 2005