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  • Why is there no practical way to cross the Morewood Gardens parking lot?

    Fifth Avenue is home to three major student dormitories, and every day students travel from their rooms to campus via the parking lot nestled between Tepper and Morewood Gardens. There's a relatively clear path from the WQED stairs to the crosswalk at Cyert Hall driveway, but this isn't the case for anyone traveling to the corner of Forbes and Morewood Avenue. Any given morning, you can see studen...

    Forum | April 10, 2023
  • 'Let's cut the shit alright?': U.S. Military to Begin Operating Directly on CMU Campus

    Carnegie Mellon, like any STEM school, deals with frequent accusations of supporting a "school to DOD pipeline" — implying, of course, that the main purpose of the world-class education we receive is solely to prepare us for jobs in the military or arms manufacturers. In an attempt to dispel these accusations and improve the university's branding, the Carnegie Mellon Board of Trustees decided to d...

    Special | April 3, 2023
  • Opinion: Professors need to stop scheduling surprise exams I'm not prepared for where I'm not wearing pants and my teeth all fall out

    I recently had an exam, which was held in a football stadium that was also Wean. It was not only a complete surprise to me and my classmates, but I was also not wearing any pants and my teeth kept coming loose! Even worse, I was wearing a diaper in the middle of class even though I stopped wetting the bed when I was… well that isn't important, what matters is I don't anymore.

    Special | April 3, 2023
  • Top 5 pickup artist tactics to employ on campus
    1. Daygame in Sorrells Library Often, women will make known their availability by wearing large headphones and not looking at you. This is called "playing hard to get," and the only appropriate response is to play hard. You must cold approach these women by asking them their name, followed by a comment about what they're studying. Even better if you can do this to someone at a table facing a wall...
    Special | April 3, 2023
  • Howard Schultz steps down as Starbucks CEO as the union effort persists forward

    On Monday, March 20, Howard Schultz stepped down as interim CEO of Starbucks two weeks earlier than expected. This comes less than two weeks after Schultz had agreed to testify in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP). The committee...

    News | April 3, 2023

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