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Closing of hospital threatens community

Yesterday, the Braddock branch of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center closed its doors for good.

Bomb threat reveals lack of transparency

A threat to our security deserves more than a couple of terse and ambiguous e-mails.

Blood donation should not be subject to prejudice

All healthy students should have the opportunity to give blood, regardless of their sexual orientation.

My (pseudo-)Snuggie ownership: A personal journey in fashion

My mother got my family a set of Snuggies for Christmas.

Saving face: Chinese, U.S. cultures have unique history

We often fail to remember that the founding fathers didn’t tour the planet.

Avatar deserves popularity for mix of marketing, tech

Movie-making is about innovation, and never has the use of special effects been considered to be outside the lines.

Obama must live up to spoken promises

As inspiring as Obama’s words can be, as President he must do more.

Leadership Perspectives

We believe that it is essential that The Tartan strongly represent our campus community.

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