Smallpox disease is still a threat, especially to me

Content warning: nasty-ass descriptions of smallpox Why in God’s good name is our government holding on to a ridiculously infectious and deadly disease...

EdBoard: The importance of protesting, petitioning

From Carnegie Mellon to the world at-large, protests have always been an important sign of change. For instance, in 2011, members of the community protested...

Novel-tea: what today's book bans say about America

Novel-tea is The Tartan’s literary and language opinion column, so if you like hot takes and reading about cool ideas in the literary community then this...

Hollywood: we don't really care, darling.

“Don’t Worry Darling” is a psychological thriller that has been in the works since October 2020 and was released on Sept. 23. Director Olivia Wilde, along...

The perils of biking in Pittsburgh

I have to say one of my most blessed Pittsburgh experiences is impatient drivers almost hitting me as I’m biking to campus. There’s nothing more exhilarating...

Giorgia Meloni and the media

After a historic national election in Italy, the Monday, Sept. 26 results showed a clear victory for a right-wing coalition led by the Brothers of Italy...

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