Tartan Board

Class of 3010


  • Board Ed #2 - Tartans for Israel further divides community


    Forum | February 14, 2005
  • Three speakers scheduled to speak at CMU this month ? Ali Abunimah, Malik Zulu Shabazz, and Norman Finkelstein ? have prompted a newly?formed group called Tartans for Israel to take action. In trying to counter what they perceive to be an imbalance between pro and anti-Israeli speakers, their actions crossed the line from seeking greater representation for their views to trying to suppress the vi...

    Forum | February 14, 2005
  • Students cheated out of hard earned money by payroll tax

    Most student workers feel a certain sense of satisfaction in receiving their first paycheck of the year. Imagine, however, that after putting in all that work, you receive nothing on your pay day. It?s not an administrative mix-up or a mistake. It?s because Pittsburgh has just raised its occupational tax by over 400 percent, and student workers have paid the brunt of it by having the tax deducted ...

    Forum | January 24, 2005
  • Visions of space come to life with images from ESA probe

    Our generation lives in a time of unparalleled discovery. Caked Martian soil clings to the wheels of year-old rovers, causing them to resemble off-road vehicles rather than multi-million dollar pieces of cutting edge engineering. Our most sensitive electronic eyes relentlessly search the sky for other signs of life, capturing the image of a planet more than 250 light-years away for the first time....

    Forum | January 24, 2005
  • A real education engages students: We deserve more

    Most students agree that it is well-planned, dynamic, and demanding courses that make for an enjoyable semester. Therefore, it should be the goal of any university to ensure that the students receive well-planned courses with high-caliber teaching. The policies and practices of Carnegie Mellon University are merely reactive and fail to acknowledge that students are integral to developing good cour...

    Forum | November 8, 2004