Delta Tau Delta damages both house and reputation
In life, there are gracious losers and sore losers. John Kerry was a gracious loser; Delta Tau Delta was not. Having had their fraternity charter revoked by the central office of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, the CMU chapter took out their anger on the Carnegie Mellon community in a truly shameful manner.
After losing their charter on Sunday, October 31, DTD quickly altered their website. What ...Forum | November 8, 2004
Short vacations strain students
Everyone needs a break. We all have friends to visit and families waiting for us at home. And, more importantly, constant work increases studennts? stress and decreases our productivity. Most universities understand this and give their students ample time to relax. In recent years, though, CMU has taken the opposite path, shortening our breaks and decreasing our much needed time for rest and relax...Forum | November 1, 2004
Election ads should focus on substantive issues and not hype
In the precious time left before the upcoming P residential election, partisan campaign advertisements are a dominant feature of all media outlets. These ads make no attempt to focus on the actual issues of the election, and instead seek to sway the viewer?s bias against the opposing candidate. The creators of these commercials realize it is easier to be condescending to the American public and sw...Forum | November 1, 2004
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Electoral reform in Colorado should be model for nation
On November 2, Coloradans will be given a unique opportunity on a ?second-chance? vote for their candidates for President. Colorado is putting before its citizens a referendum to make it the third state to allow a split of its electoral vote.
Today?s electoral system is an artifact from an era when Congress was careful to maintain a balance between personal rights and states? rights. Because of t...Forum | October 18, 2004