Stewart made right choice
Martha Stewart, convicted of lying to federal investigators earlier this year about insider trading, has decided to throw everyone for a loop.
On September 15, she announced she would be cutting short her appeals process and serving out a mandated five-month jail sentence, followed by five months of house arrest. According to a New York Times article by Constance L. Hays, Stewart stated that she...Forum | September 20, 2004
Time to reform SDC: SDC Buggy needs to be separated
You?ve seen its name on everything from pool tables to movies, from vehicles to posters. It?s everywhere; its visibility extends all the way from the Oakland apartments to the Hill residences.
No, not Microsoft, even if its chief software architect did just give the University a pretty sum of cool cash. This is another ubiquitous group with its hand in just about everything: Student Dormitory Cou...Forum | September 20, 2004
Building With the Weather in Mind
Everyone in the nation is concerned for the health and safety of Florida's citizens, besieged first by Hurricane Charley, then by Hurricane Frances, and now threatened by Hurricane Ivan. But it is strange that Florida is a state crowded with people yet unprepared for hurricane weather. Florida has more mobile homes than any other state in the U.S., and according to Carl Hiaasen of the Miami Hera...Forum | September 13, 2004
Fraternities take steps in right direction for Rush
Fall Rush is a hectic time for fraternities, as they try their hardest to get the perfect pledge class. Beginning on the first day of school, Rush can be a confusing time for first-years, many of whom will make a decision that will affect the rest of their college career. Placing Rush at the beginning of the semester adds to the craziness of an otherwise intense part of the year.
In reaction to t...Forum | September 7, 2004
CMU students: get involved with the world around you
Carnegie Mellon students are known for being insular. Those of you who are new here may discover that the stories of people who live on campus, go to school on campus, and don?t go off-campus for weeks at a time aren?t just stories. Too many students come to CMU with the belief that the keys to a full life here and working hard at classes to get As and finding a good job at the end of four (or fiv...Forum | September 7, 2004