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School of music can mentor arts-deficient high schools

The district has no choice: It must cripple its so-called "extracurriculars" in order to help reduce its $38.2 million deficit projected for 2012.

Zuckerberg’s closed speech is hypocritical

If Facebook has its way, you won’t be seeing photos of Zuckerberg’s Carnegie Mellon visit on your friends’ walls.

Embrace tradition of sexy costumes

I sauntered out of my dorm room on the Saturday night before Halloween in a sexy biker chick outfit: a bra and a mini skirt.

Flat tax is in alignment with founding fathers’ vision of United States

The 999 plan has generated so much popularity for Herman Cain is because it represents a return to the ideology that the U.S. was founded on.

Segmenting movies is a cheap ploy

Creating two films based on a singular episode of a preexisting franchise is a growing trend in Hollywood.

Trade for Shalit’s release is one-sided, dangerous

After five years in captivity, Israeli Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit was exchanged for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners on Oct. 18.

Twilight: It doesn’t get its chance to sparkle

Is there nothing more beautiful than watching the dawn break? Some would blindly agree, while others would think you were making a reference to the final installment of the Twilight saga (I am).

Scarpo speech did not consider CMU audience, diminished message

Scarpo gave Carnegie Mellon Greeks derogatory, sexist, and racist skits.

No driving while texting bill is good example of bipartisan agreement

Both houses of the Pennsylvania state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill last week that outlaws motorists from sending or reading text messages while driving.

‘Occupy the Fence’ falls short of genuine political discussion, activism

“Occupy the Fence Political Discussion” is a Facebook event that you probably didn’t hear about.

Person's Opinion

Pittsburgh had its first snowfall of the year last week. So we asked, "what's your favorite winter activity?"

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