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  • The Tartan endorses 2018 midterm candidates

    The midterm elections are quickly approaching, and political races across the country are heating up. This year’s midterm elections are especially important; President Donald Trump is reportedly concerned with the potential outcome of the elections. Allegedly, he and his administration are both worried that Democrats have a strong chance at taking control of the House of Representatives. With the ...

    Forum | November 5, 2018
  • Tree of Life tragedy and facing domestic terror

    This Saturday, Carnegie Mellon University students, the Pittsburgh community, the nation, and the world were alarmed to hear of yet another mass shooting in the United States. At the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill North, just a mile from Carnegie Mellon’s campus, a gunman opened fire on the congregation after [shouting “all Jews must die,”](https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2018/10/27/pitts...

    Forum | October 29, 2018
  • Bette Midler shares myopic take on feminism

    Amidst the anger, outcry, and protest leading up to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the United States Supreme Court, acclaimed actress and singer Bette Midler sent out a tweet quoting a controversial lyric from a John L...

    Forum | October 15, 2018
  • Trump’s zero-tolerance policy puts migrant children in temporary tent cities in TX

    In the past couple of months, hundreds of bleary-eyed migrant children have been ushered onto buses in the middle of the night. They leave the shelter without saying goodbye and travel hundreds of miles across barren landscapes to a cluster of tents in West Texas, their new home.
    According to The New York Times, the ...

    Forum | October 8, 2018
  • Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifies

    This past week was filled with testimonies. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified on Thursday before the Senate Judiciary committee, recounting a sexual assault perpetrated by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his time in high school. Before this hearing, President Trump wondered about the legitimacy of her accusations, tweeting, “I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr Ford was as bad ...

    Forum | October 1, 2018